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MORE FIVE STAR REVIEWS FOR HUMMINGBIRD: A STAR TOUCHED STORY

Kalak S. 5.0 out of 5 stars A fascinating glimpse into a surprising perspective from the world of Star Touched I can say with certainty that this short but exciting vignette makes for a great read whether it is your introduction … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW – THE CITY OF ZIRDAI BY MARIA V. SNYDER

Maria V. Snyder’s skill in creating fascinating worlds with intricate societies strikes true again in The City of Zirdai. This exciting tale has several twists as Shyla struggles to learn about magic and the power of The Eyes of Tambourah, … Continue reading

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FIVE STAR REVIEW FOR HUMMINGBIRD: A STAR TOUCHED STORY

5.0 out of 5 stars Nice mini-sequel! This is a nice addition to the original Star Touched story— a wrap up of an end you didn’t realize was loose, told from an interesting perspective. I’m hoping for lots more in … Continue reading

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HUMMINGBIRD: A STAR TOUCHED STORY – Now available

HUMMINGBIRD: A STAR TOUCHED STORY Now live on Amazon in print and digital format. Here’s what people are saying: “A delightful insight into the origins of one of my favorite characters in the Star Touched world!” ~ Maria V Snyder, … Continue reading

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HUMMINGBIRD FUN FACTS: RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD

Only one day before HUMMINGBIRD: A STAR TOUCHED STORY releases. Here are a few last fun facts. Weighing in at a mere 3 grams and only 3 ½ inches in length, the ruby-throated hummingbird is one of my favorites.  (But … Continue reading

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HUMMINGBIRD FUN FACTS: Nighty Night

Most of us relax when we sleep, but hummingbirds can take it one step farther. If their energy reserves get really low, they can enter a state of torpor. Torpor – Noun Pronounced:   tȯr-pər 1a: a state of mental and motor … Continue reading

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HUMMINGBIRD FUN FACTS: THE MIGHTY BEAST

Don’t let their diminutive size fool you. Hummingbirds can be very aggressive and have been known to attack much larger birds. They are also extremely territorial and will guard their food sources fiercely. Even so, hummingbirds have many predators that … Continue reading

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HUMMINGBIRD FUN FACTS: BABIES, BABIES EVERYWHERE

Hummingbirds breed in late March through August. Then it’s up to mom to do all the hard work. She’ll lay up to 2 pea sized eggs in an itty-bitty lichen covered nest. What do you expect from a bird that … Continue reading

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HUMMINGBIRD FUN FACTS: HOW TO ATTRACT AND WHAT THEY EAT

If you want hummingbirds to visit, the best plan is to plant flowers they feed on. They are attracted to bright colors, especially red. Feeders are great as well. You’ll want to put them up early in the spring to … Continue reading

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HUMMINGBIRD FUN FACTS: VARIETIES

HUMMINGBIRD: A STAR TOUCHED STORY comes out June 1, 2021. Here are some things I learned while writing. There are many different kinds of hummingbirds. The only one on the east coast of North America is the ruby-throated hummingbird. With … Continue reading

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