Monthly Archives: February 2012

A Blogger Recommended…. A Good American

  A Good American by Alex George Published:  2012 by Amy Einhorn Books/G.P. Putnam’s Sons Source:  Purchased (e-book)  It occurred to me not long ago that when I first began my blog I had this great idea for a feature … Continue reading

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Magazine Monday

  So I’ve been thinking (scary, I know) about what I can do with my blog that is different and that might motivate me to post more consistently.  I’m resurrecting a feature I thought about a while ago called A Blogger Recommended … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday

  A busy (and hopefully productive) Sunday in store.  I was at the office for a few hours this morning; it’s a pain but I like the quiet and I can get stuff done without distractions.  Then  some errands with … Continue reading

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Literary Giveaway Blog Hop Winners!

    Thank you to everyone who stopped by during the recent Literary Giveaway Blog Hop.  I found it fascinating to see what you all are reading;  I noticed a few comments mentioned 1Q84 and I wonder if that is … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday

  Well, I actually didn’t do a lot of sitting around today.     I had a doctor’s appointment last Monday and everything is going well (I have polycystic kidney disease and my blood pressure needs to be monitored regularly) but … Continue reading

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Literary Giveaway Blog Hop

Judith at leeswammes’ blog has organized another fantastic literary giveaway blog hop to give us bookaholics amazing opportunities to win a book (or two). I am offering two giveaways, because I have found myself with extra copies of two books … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday

  Ok, sitting around is what I normally do on a Sunday (with something to read in hand of course) but this weekend I can at least be justified for doing so.  Yesterday was my husband’s nephew’s bar mitzvah and it … Continue reading

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American Nightingale

American Nightingale:  The Story of Frances Slanger, Forgotten Heroine of Normandy by Bob Welch Published:  2004 by Atria Books Source:  Borrowed from the library   A few weeks ago I was surfing the Net and somewhere (I’m kicking myself for … Continue reading

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Before I Go To Sleep — TLC Book Tour

Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson Published:  2011 by Harper Perennial Source:  Received from publisher for review   On page one of Before I Go To Sleep, Christine Lucas awakes in a strange bed next to a strange … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Mini Readathon — End point

…. Well that didn’t last very long, did it? Our neighbors just invited us over to watch the game at their place; and, while I would love to spend the rest of the day reading, I also know that I … Continue reading

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