TransAtlantic flight over Quicksilver — Monday Reading

Last week was busy on my blog! We had another week of great posts for British Isles Friday — it seems there was some pent-up energy for posts about Great Britain and Ireland in the book blogging community. Don’t miss … Continue reading →

The Murders of Richard III & other books I read last week — Monday Reading

Bloggiesta was so fun! I loved that it was four days this time. I had time to both socialize and get things done. I joined in all the Twitter chats, at least for a little while, and loved visiting other blogs … Continue reading →

Clockwork Universe and Quicksilver — Monday Reading

I’m so looking forward to Bloggiesta! Will you be participating? I intend to write my sign up post this afternoon. My Sunday was mostly spent organizing my reading plans so I could join the Spring Reading Thing and Once Upon … Continue reading →

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? — March 17

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! My blog celebration of St. Patrick’s Day was on Saturday in the form of a Weekend Cooking post about cabbage salad. Cabbage is cheap, plentiful, and tasty around St. Patrick’s Day — so pick up a … Continue reading →

Sunday Salon — March 16

Good morning! Time: // 8:56 am. The scene: // Snapped back to cold and rainy after several days in a row that were nice enough to walk without a jacket. Listening to: // My Cheering up playlist including “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On … Continue reading →

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

Have you ever thought of writing memoir? Do you ever write blog posts that read like memoir? The Memoir Project: A Thoroughly Non-Standardized Text for Writing and Life by Marion Roach Smith will help! I’m hosting an hour-long virtual book … Continue reading →

Book Review: The Seventh Sinner by Elizabeth Peters

Book: The Seventh Sinner by Elizabeth Peters Genre: Mystery Publisher: Harper Publication date: 1972 Pages: 228 Source: Purchased Summary: Jean Suttman, an American student abroad in Rome, meets librarian Jacqueline Kirby at an opportune time, just before Jean stumbles over the body … Continue reading →