The Four AM Renegade

I’ve noticed at four am every morning I am woken up by the eleven-year-old. He is desperate enough to make noises until I creep awake from sleep.  Tapping his toes on the hardwood floor, I have no recourse but lead him to the bathroom. There is where it all goes wrong.

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Mark Your Calendars March 23, 2019

Lexington Legendary Book Bash is coming to Kentucky and I will be there selling all four of my books. I am so excited, I have been picking up swag,  cards, and plenty of books for the event.

Come meet Dolcey the fairy that is the alleviator to boys and girls all over the world. She and her mother Quince help children find the answer to their problems one child at a time.


Meet Michael from When a Pachyderm Comes to Visit. This little boy had a dream. His dream was ridiculed at school and Dolcey helped him find out you can be what you want and be successful at it.


Find out about Tela, the girl with a really bad attitude in Pup in Training.  Dolcey and her mom lead to discovering that life is not what you have and don’t care about, it’s the small important things in life that give it meaning.

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Get to know Emily, the little girl that faced a life-changing problem in Who’s That in the Cat Pajamas?. Dolcey helped her see that life is full of unexpected adventures in this award-winning story.


I’ll have copies of The Path of the Child for sale, which tells of Melanie’s search for answers as to how her life has been so unfortunate and alone. Meet all the strangers that begin to fill the void in her life as soon as they enter it.

The Path of the child new cover

Pro tip: The Path of the Child is available on Kindle Unlimited for a limited time.

I’ll also have a few copies of the anthology from 2017.

Make plans to join us we expect a nice turnout and while you are in Lexington for the Comicon, drop over to 245 Lexington Green Circle Lexington Ky. 10: 00 AM to 4:00 PM.

5 Star Review For Pup in Training

Pup in Training received a five-star review from Prairies Book Reviews today and what a wonderful feeling that was. I am adding it to the editorial review on Amazon.

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Review Copies Available

I am looking for a handful of new reviews on my books. If you are interested in reading one or more of them, message me.

I’m looking for honest reviews in three different genre. If you have a little room on your reading list consider one of these five books.

Reviews can be on Amazon and Goodreads. Barnes and Noble reviews are appreciated too.

Thank you,

Sojourner McConnell



Online Friends From Around the World

I admit I love the internet. Knowing I can log in to my laptop or phone and instantly connect to someone in Pakistan, Australia, Canada, Brazil, India, Saudi Arabia, or Ireland means the world to me. It allows me to stretch my knowledge of how other people live.

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Lexington Legendary Book Bash 2019

I am fortunate enough to have secured a spot at the Lexington Legendary Book Bash occurring Saturday, March 23, 2019. I was afraid I had let the date slip past to sign up but I was thrilled to be told I can still sign up and participate.


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Two Five Star Reviews For Dolcey

Thanks for the latest reviews for Pup in Training,  I poured my heart into this book to make sure that Tela and Dolcey both learned a valuable lesson.

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AUTHORSdb a New Discovery of Two Great Sites

Author KC Sprayberry let me in on this site and wow. I am impressed. It is a great site that offers a database of authors’ works as well as hosts contests and tons of other services for authors. Continue reading “AUTHORSdb a New Discovery of Two Great Sites”

When You Are Afraid to Say, “What?”

What goes on in the heads of nine-year-olds? It’s a frightening place their little brains and you never know what is going to happen when you say, “What?” Last week I picked up Sarah from her house and took her to dinner with me. We were driving along and I hear, “Guess what I got today!”

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And I Thought it was Cold Here!

I just heard from my daughter and it was -20 last night at her house in the UP.  Needless to say, her propane bill is overwhelming this month. She just filled the tank and it is needing another fill already. Minus zero degree weather will cause your heater to go into overdrive.

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