Monthly Archives: February 2011

It’s Monday — What are you Reading?

  It’s Monday – What are you Reading? is a weekly meme hosted by Sheila at bookjourney to allow us to share with others in the book-loving cyberworld what is on our reading plates.   This week I finished the … Continue reading

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The Emperor of All Maladies

The Emperor of All Maladies:  A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee Published:  2010 by Scribner Source:  Borrowed from the library   Why would anyone want to read a book about cancer?  It’s a terrible disease that has affected most … Continue reading

Posted in book thoughts, non-fiction

The Emperor of All Maladies

The Emperor of All Maladies:  A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee Published:  2010 by Scribner Source:  Borrowed from the library   Why would anyone want to read a book about cancer?  It’s a terrible disease that has affected most … Continue reading

Posted in book thoughts, non-fiction

Literary Blog Hop Giveaway Winner!

First of all let me once again thank Judith at leeswammes who hosted this fantastic blog hop.  I expected a few extra commenters and some new followers, but I was bowled over by the actual numbers — over 100 commenters … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Hop, giveaway

Literary Blog Hop Giveaway Winner!

First of all let me once again thank Judith at leeswammes who hosted this fantastic blog hop.  I expected a few extra commenters and some new followers, but I was bowled over by the actual numbers — over 100 commenters … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Hop, giveaway

Five Quarters of the Orange

Five Quarters of the Orange by Joanne Harris Published:  2007 by Harper Perennial Source:  Purchased   Framboise Simon returns to the village of her childhood to live in her family’s farm and with the recipes of her mother is able … Continue reading

Posted in fiction, Francophilia, Reading Challenges

Five Quarters of the Orange

Five Quarters of the Orange by Joanne Harris Published:  2007 by Harper Perennial Source:  Purchased   Framboise Simon returns to the village of her childhood to live in her family’s farm and with the recipes of her mother is able … Continue reading

Posted in fiction, Francophilia, Reading Challenges

It’s Monday — What are you Reading?

  It’s Monday – What are you Reading? is a weekly meme hosted by Sheila at bookjourney to allow us to share with others in the book-loving cyberworld what is on our reading plates.   I haven’t participated in this … Continue reading

Posted in week in review

It’s Monday — What are you Reading?

  It’s Monday – What are you Reading? is a weekly meme hosted by Sheila at bookjourney to allow us to share with others in the book-loving cyberworld what is on our reading plates.   I haven’t participated in this … Continue reading

Posted in week in review

Literary Giveaway Blog Hop!

….. pssst ….. Wanna win a book?     This week may just be your opportunity to do so!  The Judith at leeswammes  is hosting a Literary Giveaway Blog Hop and over 20 bloggers are participating to offer books to fellow bibliophiles.     My … Continue reading

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