Month: October 2010

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

First off – Happy Halloween or if you are reading this on Monday, November 1…. Happy belated Halloween.  I put up a fun interview late afternoon on Sunday and if you have not checked it out I hope you do as there is a…

Interview with The Wicked…. errr… Sorely Misunderstood Witch of Snow White

Readers, today I am excited and maybe a little nervous to be interviewing the witch from Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs.   I am extremely thankful that she was able to take time to meet with me here today at Book Journey as I…

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot (Trick or Treat reviews)

Thank you to Kim at Sophisticated Dorkiness who told me at BEA in May of this year that this was a must read.   You may have heard of her as HeLa, and in some instances as started by the Minneapolis Tribune, Helen Lake. …

Morning Meanderings…. It’s Halloween and all Treats Around here today!

  Good morning and Happy Halloween!  You would think I was this big Halloween fan the way I have been acting but actually, since the kids grew up… not really.  Where we live we usually do not get trick or treaters, all the kids…

The Island by Elin Hiderbrand (Trick Or treat Reviews)

All is well in Birdie Cousins world.  Her eldest daughter Chess, is going to be getting married and Birdie is preparing every detail, down to the floating island in the pond behind their home so Chess can have her first dance with Michael.  It…

The Postcard Killers by James Patterson (Trick or Treat Reviews)

Jacob Kanon of the New York Police Department in Europe and while this may be an incredible place to be for viewing beautiful sights, that is not what has brought Jacob to this area that some would kill to see.  Instead, Jacob is looking…

Morning Meanderings… stretching and looking for a good audio download. Suggestions?

Mmmmmmmoooorrrrrrrnnnniiiinnnnggggggggg! Finally.  It seems like it has been forever since I have had a day with no real commitments.  I am not going anywhere.  In fact – I slept until 8 am which is normally unheard of but feels great. I am having coffee…

Wig Begone by Charles Courtney

Charles, a newly qualified lawyer without a penny to his name, plunges into the archaic world of the Bar as it was thirty-five years ago. After a stroke of beginners’ luck – and a taste of good living – he soon becomes established in…

Morning Meanderings…. Halloween is in the air

I am feeling good.  We were considering going to the cabin this weekend, just Al and I, but the weather is fairly decent, the premature snow has melted and instead he is going to chop wood and I am going to pick up our…

Morning Meanderings… So What Is Up With Me?

  Oh I know… I am so late these days and you may think I am losing my grip on the meandering.  I promise I will be back on track soon.  😀 My schedule lately has been a bit nuts and I am currently…

The DUFF by Kody Keplinger

Bianca Piper is seventeen years old, and a true and loyal friend.  When high school hottie, Wesley Rush points out to her that she is the DUFF among her friend, Bianca is confused.  Wesley goes on to say that DUFF stands for Designated Ugly…

Morning Meanderings… I AM NOT Dreaming Of A White Halloween!

Good morning.  Minnesota is known for its crazy weather.  It’s actually probably what I like least about where I live.  I do enjoy the warm springs, gorgeous trees, brilliant summers, and bike rides in the fall…. However once we get into the snowy type…