Deals, steals, and news from author Michelle Isenhoff.

Ever get stuck when searching out a new read? I'm there right now!

Some of you know my writing has stalled out this year, partly because of Covid and all the people in my house who still haven't gone back to work or school! But mostly because I've been dealing with the ups and downs of a son with active ulcerative colitis. Neither has left me with much energy for writing. But I have gotten back into the habit of reading for an hour before bed, something I don't usually do when I'm immersed in the creative process.

I love discovering new "golden" stories--the ones that are so incredibly engrossing that it feels like a let down when you get to the end. But they're few and far between, and searching them out can be challenging. It's a good problem, I admit. Still, after a series of mediocre reads, I pick something off my shelf and reconnect with an old friend. For me, my top favorite is Harry Potter. This summer I finished the series for the 8th time. I also reread Narnia (I've lost count!) and I just started my sixth stroll through the Lord of the Rings. After that...? I got nothin'.

So, help a girl out. What are your favorite standbys? And if you've struck gold recently, would you reply with the title? Seriously! Until we can get my son's UC under control (October 20 will be one year since diagnosis), I'll be keeping a book or two on my Kindle. I just need suggestions.

If you're looking for something new and zero-risk, grab Song of the Mountain. It's priced free everywhere. It earned a Reader's 5 Star Seal, placed as a semi-finalist in the Kindle Book Review book award, and was even nominated for a Cybils Award. Join Song as he unravels the mystery of his past and learns he must travel the same path that killed his father.

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Before you go, check out the books and promos featured below. They're always free or bargain priced. I generally bounce between speculative and historical fiction (the main genres I write in), and sometimes some fantasy, middle grade, or a bit of romance, just to keep things interesting. 

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Michelle Isenhoff

A former teacher and longtime homeschooler, MICHELLE ISENHOFF writes for children and adults. Her work has been reader-nominated for a Cybils Award, the Great Michigan Read, and the Maine Student Book Award. Michelle writes from Michigan where she bikes all summer and wears flip-flops all winter.