Author Archives: amyhaha

About amyhaha

YA Writer, Editor, Publisher, Community Builder, Dog Lover, Knitter, Adventurer. DFTBA.

Blog has mooooved

Hello friends, I am now blogging on my very own domain, http://www.amyhaha.com. It is not much fancier, yet, but it has a lot of other flashy behind the scenes stuff, like the ability to subscribe to a newsletter based on … Continue reading

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#ROW80: Starting 2014 with a plan

I’m starting late, but that’s no surprise. It takes me a long time to process the old year and make plans for the new, so I think I’ve finally figured out my status from last year, and how to kick … Continue reading

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Testing the Microsoft WordPress App

I spent ALL DAY today updating subscriptions, downloading software, backing up and synching the laptop I bought back in August. Better late than never… I installed all kinds of “apps,” thinking they would make the computing experience a little easier. Except, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

I don’t think I’ve ever read a book that was so heartbreaking and hilarious at the same time. I’ve learned a little about the “Trail of Tears” on trips through various National Parks, and as sad as the story was … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

I couldn’t put this book down. I’m a bit of a science junkie, although a rather clueless one. But this was a fascinating exploration of the the evolution of cell cultures, the culture of African American healthcare treatment, the history … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for the NaNoWriMo Win

This post was reblogged from the South Jersey Writers’ Group blog. It’s the end of November, and I’m feeling like I do every November. Worn out, run down, a little (or a lot) overwhelmed and a just a tetch grouchy, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Trajectory of Dreams by Nicole Wolverton

Leila White is a sleep lab technician who has taken the fate of the space program into her own hands; she is convinced that astronauts who don’t sleep well are at risk for destroying the space shuttle. But she becomes … Continue reading

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