M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening)

I’ve read all of Nicholas Sparks’ older books, and have thoroughly enjoyed them—some I downright loved. I can’t seem to get into his most recent work. The Choice is one of his most recent books I didn’t enjoy. The storyline seems to drag on and the characters are unremarkable. Travis is flawless and one-dimensional, Gabby comes across equally as unexceptional, and together they didn’t appeal … Continue reading M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening)

Do I Feel A Connection With My Stories?

The answer is yes, yes, and yes. In the same way I feel a connection with my female protagonist—her struggles become mine—I’m enamored, bewitched, and in complete awe with the leading men in my stories. But then, don’t we all wish the men in our lives were more like the fictional characters in the stories we read. As I write the words on my laptop, … Continue reading Do I Feel A Connection With My Stories?

M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening)

I read Great Expectations, a classic by Charles Dickens, as required reading in junior high school, and it quickly became a favorite book of mine. I’ve recently reread it again, and it remains my favorite book ever. There’s so much to unpack in this book. From an exciting cast of characters—most of them a bit weird and creepy—to its wonderful plot twists that surprises and … Continue reading M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening)