Monthly Archives: July 2010

Book Beginnings on Friday

  Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted by Becky at Page Turners. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence of your current read, making sure that you include the title and author so others know what you’re … Continue reading

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Ulysses Wednesday #5

Welcome to Ulysses Wednesday, where I track my progress reading James Joyce’s tale of a day in the life of Leopold Bloom.Status: on page 292 of 783 My head hurts.  I didn’t read very much since my last post, but … Continue reading

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Murder on the Orient Express on Masterpiece Mystery

Did anyone watch Masterpiece Mystery’s presentation of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express last night?  This is one of my favorite Poirot mysteries (recently reviewed here) so I was interested in seeing how this version was done (I haven’t … Continue reading

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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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Promises to Keep by Jane Green

  I have read and enjoyed several of Jane Green’s previous novels — Jemima J especially, but also The Other Woman and Bookends — but I haven’t read any of her more recent books.  When I saw her most recent book, Promises to … Continue reading

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Book Beginnings on Friday

  Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted by Becky at Page Turners. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence of your current read, making sure that you include the title and author so others know what you’re … Continue reading

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My First Blog Hop!

  Here it is — my first blog hop post!  The Book Blogger Hop is hosted by Jennifer at Crazy-for-Books.  The question this week is:  Tell us about some of your favorite authors and why they are your favorites.   I … Continue reading

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Ulysses Wednesday #4

  Welcome to Ulysses Wednesday, where I track my progress reading James Joyce’s tale of a day in the life of Leopold Bloom.   Status: on page 225 of 783   This week’s reading was much more interesting than what I slogged … Continue reading

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Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand

  Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson is a story of love at any age and that you can very well teach an old dog some new tricks.   Major Ernest Pettigrew, a retired Army officer, lives in the … Continue reading

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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 finished the following … Continue reading

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