Everybody reads. Even if they only watch television, they need to read the title or want to check out the actor's names. Just about every human activity involves reading—mobile phones, smartphones, song titles, the computer, newspapers … and of course: books.
Do any primitive cultures still exist that do not read or watch screens? The deepest jungle in New Guinea? Mongolia? The red heart of Australia? The inner slums of Mumbai?
Everyone has a life to lead. They need to eat, feed and garb themselves. But there are times when they want to relax from the stress of living. So, we need to sort out what people like to read for pleasure.
I'll tell you what I like to read: fiction involving me in emotion and tension of one person who gives every bit of their strength to achieve a goal. The goal can be to reach a location, to raise themselves to a higher plane of existence, or to give love and support to someone they care about. I like to be lifted out of the cares of normal life into another possibility. I like to see different viewpoints and to understand how various personalities handle challenges. I like to finish the book with a sense of wonder about the strength and goodness of the human spirit.
Still Rock Water, where an ordinary woman can see through other eyes and whisper advice into their mind with the aid of a moonstone ring.
Tidal Surge, where she discovers a bad entity inside the person she wants to help—and it turns out to be her own daughter.
Shattered Shells, where she carries on helping strangers who come to town as well as in her visions, despite her recent grief.
See all eight published novels on my Amazon author page.
The visionary trips the main character undergoes have been garnered from news events. Some readers consider these snippets to be the best part of the novels.
Over the past two and a half years, I've posted my views on news items every day. Of course, my views call on previous experience during my life which has spanned seventy three years, which have brought up past events.
I'm writing my memoirs at the moment. The first book will cover the years between the forties and the seventies, which I hope to publish as soon as I've fully edited the story. These early years in Australia might interest you if you like to read true stories—or as close as the person can remember.
But, what do you like to read?