It’s time for WHACKY WORDS! Remember, this is supposed to be FUN!
Thank you to everybody who played along for the previous word. The real meaning of the word Oxyacanthous is having sharp thorns. http://phrontistery.info/o.html
The two definitions that captured my attention were posted by… Mary Pax who said: it’s a graduate from the best dinosaur uni, (so cool) and Shelly Arkon said: it’s someone who obsesses over the cellulite on their thighs (cellulite OCD lol). Congratulations ladies!
Today’s word is
Ancient bartering system probably dating back to 15 B.C. which is the origin of the modern day buying and selling of goods/services, what we call consumerism.
That’s my definition. (The word does have a meaning, but you are invited to play along by providing your own original meaning. No cheating and looking up the word. I’ll post the meaning next week). So do you wanna play along? Leave your definition in the comment section below.
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What is F-S-F all about: Five Sentence Fiction is about packing a powerful punch in a tiny fist. Each week the hostess will post a one word inspiration, then anyone wishing to participate will write a five sentence story based on the prompt word. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just use it for direction.
Deafening silence permeates the emptiness.
It mirrors the desolation that weighs heavy upon the bleak landscape of my existence.
Dread seeps, a slow and painful realisation, squeezing out every remaining vestige of hope as it trudges along a path of no return…
Playful and mocking, a breeze slips through the open window and snatches the lingering scent of his spicy perfume.
A crushing finality!
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It’s time to reveal another gorgeous cover… presenting… *drum roll*
One Good Catch
A Maguire’s Corner novel
Title: One Good Catch
Author: Heather M. Gardner
Genre: Contemporary Romantic Suspense
Publisher: InkSpell Publishing
Cover Design: NajlaQamber Designs
Release Date: March 13, 2015
Ignoring a recent trauma that is affecting her everyday life, ER Doctor Kate Maguire engages in some high risk activities, but putting herself in these dangerous situations isn’t enough to feed her edginess. She needs something more. When her brother’s high school best friend comes back to town, it’s her chance for a ‘no strings attached’ fling with the man who still headlines in all her best dreams.
Rhys MacGrath’s days of one-night-stands are long over. The pro-football player might be side-lined at rehab for a shoulder injury, but that doesn’t mean he can’t admire and desire the all-grown-up, so-damn-hot, version of the tomboy he once knew. His sudden interest in Kate might be aggravating his best friend, who doesn’t approve, but it’s her indifference that’s driving Rhys crazy.
Everything heats up when Kate’s nosy nature sets her in the line of fire of an arsonist forcing them to deal with more than just the sparks igniting between them.
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Heather M. Gardner’s love of books began on the hand-woven rugs of her small town library where her mother worked. There she had a never-ending supply of stories to read at her fingertips. As a teen, her favorite genres to curl up with were romance and mysteries. When she started to create her own stories, they were the perfect fit.
Heather resides in New York with her best friend who is also her husband, plus her talented and handsome son. She is currently owned by four stray cats. Heather’s a full-time mom, works part-time from home, a chocolate enthusiast, coffee junkie, cat addict, book hoarder and fluent in sarcasm.