Month: September 2010

The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

Slipping in right under the dead line – I pinky swore with Alita from Alita.Reads that we would both read this book in September.  She totally smoked me…. but I am done with the book and here is my review.  Thanks Alita – what…

Morning Meanderings… “Banned Aid”

LOL…. oh come on, I have been saving that post name all week…. *giggles to myself* I had to use it. Ok, Coffee Cup and I seem to be running late today so I will move on (although it still makes me smile…).  I…

Morning Meanderings… Do I own my dogs or do they own me?

Good Morning.  Picture this.  I am up but I am not.  It is early and I am here with Coffee Cup trying to relax a bit and scrape in some caffeine before I go to the gym.  My hair is everywhere…..  My eyes I…

Harry Potter and The Order Of The Phoenix by JK Rowling (Banned Books Week)

He who shall not be named has once again… oops…. scratch that….. I guess I am a little deep into the story line yet…. *shakes head*  Starts again…. Voldemort is once again causing a bit of destruction and mayhem in the wizarding world.  It…

Morning Meanderings… Reality sometimes hits you right in the face

Good morning!  Coffee Cup and I are off to a good start today.  After a really good weekend and a pretty decent Monday here we are back again. So…. fact about me… I really like about three tv shows.  Survivor, Biggest Loser and Amazing…

Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret by Judy Blume (Banned Books Week)

Twelve year old Margaret has a lot of worries for her young age.  She wonders if she will ever need anything beyond her training bra.   When the time comes to kiss a boy, how will she even know how?  And she is desperately afraid…

Wanted: Mini Challenge Hosts for Read-A-Thon Oct 9, 2010

We are currently looking for book bloggers who have not hosted a mini challenge before to consider doing a challenge for this falls read-a-thon.  It’s super easy, a lot of fun, and will bring people to come and visit your blog!  Click here for…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading, is where we gather to share what we have read this past week and what we plan to read this week.  It is a great way to network with other bloggers, see some wonderful blogs, and put new…

Freedom Writers Diary by Zlata Filipovic w/ Erin Gruwell (Banned Books Week)

Twenty three year old Erin Gruwell was a new teacher in Long Beach, California.  Erin was filled with energy and ideas and was not deterred when she was given the students referred to as the “unteachables”.  Going optimistically head long into the class it…

Morning Meandering… Reading To Beat The Banned

Ok Ok… that was a little cheesy but I am trying to have a little fun with the word banned this week.  😛  I noticed that Natalie over at Mindful Musings has a wonderful post for banned and challenged books as well as links…

The Face On The Milk Carton by Caroline B Cooney (Banned Books Week)

15-year-old Janie Johnson feels plain.  Ordinary.  She wishes she had a better name like her friends Sarah-Charlotte Sherwood and Adair O’ Dell.  Those are names that say something.  She thinks maybe she could start spelling her name with a “y”, like Jayne.  Or two”y’s”,…

Morning Meanderings…. Jumping On The “Banned Wagon”

Good Morning and welcome to Banned Books Week, officially September 25 – October 2.   You can read up more about it here .  I for one am excited and my plan is to review a book a day this week from the Banned Books…