Month: February 2010

In My Mailbox

A busy week and again I am amazed how fast Sunday comes around.  The mailbox was a manageable level this week and I controlled myself and purchased no books.  I have one waiting for me at the Library that I am going to try…

Faith ‘N Fiction Roundtable Discussion: Wounded by Claudia Mair Burney

Recently I have had the pleasure of being a part of a round table discussion put together by Amy at My Friend Amy’s Blog.  The book we discussed was Wounded by Claudia Mair Burney. Poor in health but rich in faith, Gina Merritt—a young,…

Morning Meanderings…

Good morning!  I had a great time last night when two of my girlfriends came over to have chicken fajitas and watch a  movie with me.  They are so fun!  We celebrated my birthday since I was traveling during that time in February and…

Author Chat With Jay Asher (Author of Thirteen reasons Why)

If you have been around here lately you probably have heard me gushing about the book Thirteen reasons Why.  If you have not read my review, I highly encourage you to do so!  Every once in a while a book really touches us, many…

Morning Meanderings…

It is Friday!  F R I D A Y!!!  Woo Hoo!  I had a long and busy Thursday and did not get back into my house until 7:30 last night.  On the bright side, I accomplished a lot yesterday and there is something to…

I Confess….

This morning I seen this fun post to link to over at Home Girl’s Blog.  I had a busy day and had no time to do anything with it until now…. but I do have a funny story to share about a book. A…

Morning Meanderings

No time for hopping around this morning – I have a builders meeting at 8:30 am on the other side of town.  Coffee Cup are not so leisurely this morning!  🙂 I do want to take a moment to welcome Rachel who has now…

Hip Hip Hooray For B E A !!!

If you would have told me a year ago (heck, 8 months ago!) that I would be blogging and carrying on book related discussions with fellow book lovers on a daily basis, I would have thought you were a few fries short of a…

Penguin Luck by Kay Mupetson

Doreen Lowe is a young, sophisticated junior associate in a small Manhattan law firm that primarily serves the lower echelons of society. Regularly visited by three ghosts, Doreen is forced to listen to their pleas that she “carry on for them”- after the Holocaust-…

Morning Meanderings…

Morning!  Coffee Cup and I are enjoying a little quiet time before my day goes from zero (now) to 120 (an hour from now). I have always appreciated good commercials.  At one time I even considered going into advertising because a good witty commercial…

Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane

Review from my 2005 book journals: In summer 1954, two U.S. marshals, protagonist Teddy Daniels and his new partner, Chuck Aule, arrive on Shutter Island, not far from Boston, to investigate the disappearance of patient Rachel Solando from the prison/hospital for the criminally insane…

Merlin’s Harp by Anne Eliot Crompton

When I was yet a very young woman I threw my heart away. Ever since then I have lived heartless, or almost heartless, the way Humans think all Fey live. Among the towering trees of magical Avalon, where humans dare not tread, lives Niviene,…