Amber Wing Press - Books By Leandra Martin
Just Because

So this is my problem. Darn, I knew it was something.

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I'd like to take the time to give tribute to one of my favorite famous people in the world- Mr. Robin Williams. To hear yesterday that we have lost this icon of American entertainment broke my heart. Not only was he funny, an incredibly talented drama actor, he was also a wonderful person- giving his time & heartfelt kindness to organizations such as St.Jude's Children's Hospital. He was a dear man who cared about his family and about the world. He will be missed by all. Rest in peace, Robin. Na-noo na-noo.

Summer is here. The best time to read is now. Vacations, the beach, picnics in the park, a day on the road. All of these are perfect time to catch up on your reading. get rid of the stack- or make a new one.

July 8th
Happy Birthday Michael Weatherly- the funny, sexy, sweet Special NCIS Agent.
(You can put me in handcuffs anytime. :-D

Contest over- scroll down to bottom to see answers.
May the Fourth be with you!
Here we go kids... the trivia questions of the day.
(Episodes IV, V and VI only)

1. Who was Jabba the Hutt's Majordomo ?
2. How strong did Han say Luke looked after his stay in the bacta tank?
3. Which Stormtrooper wasn't at his post?
4. Who was Cloud City's computer liaison officer?
What does AT-ST stand for?

Good luck and May The Force Be With You.

I am currently reading Ready Player One by Ernest Cline which is a fun-filled sci-fi riddled with "geeky" 80's references from movies to TV, from songs to video games. It is a romp and I LOVE it! I recommend it to anyone looking for a fun book with a spoofy theme and not a lot of thought process required. Applause for Ernest Cline and his masterpiece. 
Need to see Fanboys now.

Just a small list of the books I love.
Lord of the Rings- Tolkien
Chronicles of Narnia- Lewis
Harry Potter- Rowling
Timeline- Michael Crichton
The Chronicles of Amber

And of course- Magic Kingdom for Sale- Brooks

Speaking of which- I got to meet him......

Over the weekend, I had the extreme pleasure of meeting and speaking to Terry Brooks, author of the widely popular (and awesome) Shannara series and Landover Series. I attended a writer's conference here in my hometown, and on top of attending multiple informative classes with other best-selling authors such as Elizabeth George & Susan Wiggs, I got the opportunity to sit with Terry one-on-one and let him read my recent work and give me his input on how to make it better. It was so uplifting that I have a renewed spirit to write more and keep striving to make my work better. Thanks, Terry.
March 27th- Happy Birthday to the ruggedly handsome Nathan Fillion (Captain Mal, Captain Hammer & Richard Castle) and the loveable Pauley Perrette (Abby of NCIS).
Congrats to NCIS for picking up another year. See you in 2015!
And I Quote....
“A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities.”  
- J.R.R. Tolkien -
“May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks.”
- J.R.R. Tolkien -
“If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.”
- C.S. Lewis -
“Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit
inheritance of generations and nations.”
- Henry David Thoreau -

This is how I feel A LOT!
1. Bib Fortunna
2. Strong enough to pull the ears off a Gundark
3. TK-421
4. Lobot
5.  All-Terrain Scout Transport

So there!

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