YOU HAD ME AT ALOHA SUMMER BEACH BOOK GIVEAWAY!

  ⏰ Win 6 signed books by two bestselling authors! ⏰ Enter for a chance to win the first three books in two different series: By The Sea by Kay Bratt and Maui Island Series Sky by Kellie Coates Gilbert. These beautifully told stories will take you on an emotional journey filled with family and friendship, love and betrayal, and the…

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Grab Your Free Book! (The Wishing Tree)

  I am SO excited about this series collaboration I was invited to be a part of! I just know it’s going to be a huge seller because honestly, you are going to fall in love with the quaint town of Linden Falls and all it’s people. I’ve got two books in the series so…

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Happy New Year!

  The Bratt Pack and I wish you a very happy new year! We have some great things to look forward to in 2022, including a wedding, then a visit from my youngest daughter who lives in Maui. Who would’ve ever thought that when she went there four years ago for a job, that she’d…

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Lets Keep the Love of Reading Alive!

I was born a storyteller. I wrote my first memoir when I was 11 and had witnessed my best friend struck and killed by a car. I couldn’t ‘talk’ out what had happened to me and my teacher knew that. She asked me to write it out. I did. I also buried myself in books,…

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What’s the Point of it All?

Do you feel like you live life with a purpose? In my opinion, the unhappiest people I know are the ones who haven’t found their purpose. They live life as though it’s drudgery and get through each day, go to bed, then wake up and do it again. Some of them do it with a…

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Yorkie Rescue of The Carolinas and Me

As Director of Advocacy for Yorkie Rescue of the Carolinas (YROC), I do a lot of tasks to advocate for our rescue doggos. Things like website maintenance, newsletters, graphics, contracts, fund-raising.. etc.. But I love it when I can foster. A few of these ended up as foster fails, I’ll admit. But that’s usually when…

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Remember the Days?

I saw this meme come across my social network feed and it instantly brought me back to the days I lived in a tiny village called Pleasanton in Nebraska somewhere in the early 80’s. I was a child, somewhere around 9-10 or so years old, and part of a family that lived in many towns,…

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Our Life is a Collection of Essays, don’t you think?

A Surreal Moment in China Life is made of moments strung together, a collection of essays that create the novel of our lives. ~Kay Bratt I sat on the scarred, wooden floor with one child cradled in my lap, one on his belly in front of me, and two more directly in front of me…

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INTO THE BLUE is a KINDLE DAILY DEAL!

  To anyone who has yet to read any of Kay’s books, I highly recommend you change that today! This third part of her By the Sea trilogy has me wake at 3:00 AM just to see how the story endS! I have loved all three books and it will take me several days to…

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The Room (short fiction inspired by photo)

The Room Kay Bratt 9/16/2021 (previously published in my author/reader group called MY BOOK FRIENDS)   It was once Gracie’s favorite room in the house but as she entered today, it greeted her fondly, asking why she had been away so long. A place where she could escape to read a book, write a letter,…

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