Month: September 2009

Wednesday Feature Bookclub: The Bookies

Today I am featuring my own book club, The Bookies of Brainerd, Minnesota.  I am doing this because as of current, I have interviewed everyone who has expressed an interest in this Wednesday Feature spot.  Many of you have emailed me or left comments…

Morning Meandering…

I am up and active and I even have Coffee Put with me (YES!!!)!  Chance has a bus pass!  Pause for gratuitous dance in my living room… It may not seem like a big deal but it has earned me about an hour of…

It’s Tuesday, Where Are You?

This is hosted by An Adventure in Reading I am in Rome with Alexander and Selene, the orphaned children of Marc Anthony and Cleopatra.  We have just returned from an execution and I am horrified.  As we are going to the Ludi Romani, we…

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller

Reading this book was like having Donald in my living room having a great conversation about life.  Invite this book over for coffee.  ~ Sheila Years after writing his best-selling memoir, Donald Miller went into a funk and spent months sleeping in and avoiding…

31 Hours by Masha Hamilton

High tension, high action, I will read Masha Hamilton again. ~ Sheila In the middle of the night in New York City, a woman jolts awake, realizing she hasn’t heard from her 21-year-old son in weeks, and knowing beyond doubt that something is wrong….

Morning Meandering….

Ever have one of those mornings that you meander no further than your email box?  I just did….  woke up and prepped for my day out the door 30 minutes later with Chance to school and now I am in the office using the…

Banned Book Week – Special Giveaway

Amy over at Park-Avenue Princess is having an incredible giveaway…. THE ENTIRE BOXED SET OF THE HARRY POTTER BOOKS (1-7) Head on over and sign up now!

It’s Monday… what are you reading?

Here is my weekly contribution to J Kaye’s Blog meme.  (Stop over to her blog and sign up to do this too – it is fun and for me… it helps keep me on track!) I really enjoy doing this as it puts into…

Morning Meanderings…

We are back and I think I am rested and ready to get back on track.  Sunday morning we left to join my cousin and his wife and baby at the Vikings Game.  Al, Chance, and I had never been to a Vikings game…

In My Mailbox

It is Sunday and we are back from the Vikings Game… and what a game! (More on the game in my Morning Meandering post tomorrow)… Now… I want to work through this weeks deliveries and see what I have!  (In my Mailbox is a…

Banned Books Week – Sept. 26 – Oct. 3

*This post will stay on top for Banned Books Week.  New posts will be below.* Banned Books… you may be surprised… I was.  I have read banned books – GREAT books…. and did not even know that it was a banned book.  This week…

Giveaway for Beat The Reaper by Josh Bazell

Another great giveaway thanks to Valerie at Hachette Book Group.  I am able to offer here a chance to win a copy of  Beat The Reaper to two lucky readers. Giveaway is now closed as of Oct 28, 2009 Full Description Dr. Peter Brown…