Now You See Me by S.J. Bolton #BookReview

Book: Now You See Me by S.J. Bolton Genre: Mystery Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Publication date: 2011 Pages: 401 Source: Purchased e-book Summary: Lacey Flint is a detective in London, but her cases don’t normally fall, dying, into her arms. … Continue reading →

Book BFFs — a Top Ten Tuesday list

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic at The Broke and The Bookish:  Ten Books About Friendship. 10. Nancy Drew and friends. And many other books I read as a kid including the Oz series and the Little House books by Laura … Continue reading →

It’s Monday! Cinco de Mayo edition

Happy Cinco de Mayo! It’s finally feeling like spring here. We had a glorious day yesterday and looking forward to another today. Lots of bookish fun on the blog this week: 11 random facts about me for Readers’ Workouts Books … Continue reading →

Shades of London series by Maureen Johnson #BriFri #BookReview

Welcome to British Isles Friday! British Isles Friday is a weekly event for sharing all things British — reviews, photos, opinions, trip reports, guides, links, resources, personal stories, interviews, and research posts. Join us each Friday to link your British-themed content and … Continue reading →

Unique Books — a Top Ten Tuesday list

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic at The Broke and The Bookish:  The 10 most unique books you’ve read. Here are mine, in roughly the order I read them: 1. Beowulf. I remember sitting in Mrs. Giltner’s English class and suddenly being … 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 →

It’s Monday! What are you reading?

I missed last week’s post, mostly because the books I’m reading are so long that I didn’t have any progress to report! But I managed to reach completion in a couple of ways this week. Read I’ll get back to … Continue reading →

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

Today is a very special Monday because the Bloggers’ Alliance of Nonfiction Devotees has been announced. Our main activity, at least to start, is a monthly discussion topic. The first discussion question will be posed tomorrow by Kim at Sophisticated … Continue reading →

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

Happy Independence Day to my fellow USians! I’m wearing a blue and white blouse with a bright red flower-shaped vintage pin that was my mother’s. We’ll grill tonight. I wrote a blog post about a book that discusses American history … Continue reading →