Longitude and London are long #IMWAYR

Top Ten Tuesday was fun last week, getting to see everyone’s favorite books so far this year. My list is half fiction and half nonfiction. I’m looking forward to this Tuesday, too, with the topic of books on our Summer … Continue reading →

Longitude and London #IMWAYR

I’ve been eating lettuce from my garden and setting goals for my exercise in June. What are you up to as we’re into the second week of the month? Read I posted my review of The Clockwork Universe by Edward … Continue reading →

Resolved: Be a Better Francophile — A Book List

To celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas from now through Epiphany and to advocate for the idea of reading books to support New Year projects, resolutions, and goals, I’m writing a series of posts with themed book lists for various … Continue reading →

Book Review: Paris by Edward Rutherfurd

Book: Paris by Edward Rutherfurd Genre: Historical novel Publisher: Doubleday Publication date: 2013 Pages: 809 Source: Purchased Summary: Following families and characters as diverse as working class laborers and chateau-dwelling aristocrats, the novel Paris by Edward Rutherfurd sweeps from the middle … Continue reading →

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

I’ve been participating in the October Memoir and Backstory Challenge hosted by Jane Anne McLachlan. The idea is to write a post per day in October that covers that day’s age. Here’s what I have so far: Ages 0 – 1: Baby Speed … Continue reading →

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

We spent a good chunk of the weekend in beautiful Kirksville, Missouri visiting Rick’s nephew and his fiancée — toured the campus of Truman University, enjoyed the local eateries, and enjoyed amazing conversation. My Saturday posts went up just before … Continue reading →