Author Archives: Bonita Jewel

About Bonita Jewel

Bonita Jewel is an author and blogger who writes on a variety of themes, including: Literature & poetry https://danielandbonita.wordpress.com Writing https://awordfitlywritten.wordpress.com Parenting https://positiveparentingblog.wordpress.com Purpose https://apurposedlife.wordpress.com After living in India from the age of 16 to 28, she returned to California with her husband and three children. She is pursuing a Degree at Fresno State University. Bonita teaches community education at Clovis Adult. Her courses include Blogging Basics, Power Editing, Creative Writing, and Working from Home. She also freelances as an editor, ghostwriter, and writing coach. Her greatest passions are her family, her faith, writing, and reading. Bonita Jewel has been reading since she was 2 ½. Thirty years later, she still loves the magic and mystery of the written word. She is slowly breathing life into roughly 50 novels and nearly as many nonfiction works, depending on which plot or character seizes her interest at any given time. Please connect with Bonita at: https://www.facebook.com/BonitaJewelAuthor

The Places Beyond the Maps (Wingfeather Tales)

The Jewel Review Consumed with a desire to live comfortably, at peace, a father fails to protect his greatest charge: before his eyes, without a fight, he allows his only child to be taken. Cast out by his own guilt, … Continue reading

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The Ballad of Lanric and Rube

The Rose Review Every story in the Wingfeather Tales has a different way of telling itself. This one is told in poetry. In “The Ballad of Lanric and Rube,” Jonathan Rogers brings a footnote from On the Edge of the Dark … Continue reading

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From the Deeps of the Dragon King, by A. S. Peterson (Wingfeather Tales)

The Jewel Review Long before this man found redemption, love … and the courage to chase down an old boot regardless of who else was after it, this man hunted. He hunted dragons. For their scales, their wyrmblubber, their whiskers, … Continue reading

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Willow Worlds by N. D. Wilson (Wingfeather Tales)

The Rose Review A willow that tells stories. That is how “Willow Worlds” begins. N. D. Wilson weaves two worlds (and more) together in his contribution to Wingfeather Tales. This is the tale that someone who listens to the willow … Continue reading

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The Wooing of Sophelia Stupe, by Jennifer Trafton (Wingfeather Tales)

The Jewel Review There are those who would attest (woeful!) that the only good flabbit is a dead flabbit. There are those who would silence (aghasting!) every last thwap, even those harmlessly caged in bags (harmlessly Helmer-like) or trunks (Slarbs, … Continue reading

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The Prince of Yorsha Doon, by Andrew Peterson (Wingfeather Tales)

The Rose Review Young Safiki is an orphan; his grandmother lives in a home for the elderly. It could be a home to Safiki if he wants. But Safiki’s home is Yorsha Doon. All of it. The sprawling city west … Continue reading

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The Last Battle (Chronicles of Narnia #7) – C. S. Lewis

The Rose Review Treachery lurks at the edge of Caldron Pool beneath the great waterfall. A donkey swims after a skin, commanded by an old ape named Shift. Strange you might say, but nothing more, even when the ape sews … Continue reading

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