Month: January 2011

Help! Seriously – I have lost my identitiy!

I could really use your help. Recently I have noticed when I comment on certain blogs my fabulous Gravatar has taken a hike….. gone … vamoose…. in its place… is… well…. its pretty shameful but it is…. this: I Know right? Blank face. Blank…

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…

LOST Encyclopia – A MUST HAVE for any fan of LOST

If you have read my blog or followed me on Twitter (@bookjourney) for any amount of time you probably know that I have spent my last two months of evenings watching all the seasons of LOST. When LOST was on TV I found that…

Morning Meanderings… Wha…. It’s Not Morning Anymore?

Good….. well…. whatever. To say the morning got away from me would not be exactly true…. I was present in the morning…. but I did something I rarely do.  I got up at 5:30, checked the stove, came in and went back to bed. …

Table Of Contents by Judy Gelman & Vicki Levy Krupp

From Breakfast with ANITA DIAMANT to dessert with JAMES PATTERSON.  Book lovers you will not want to miss out on this treasure of a book! Fair warning:  I am going to GUSH about this book I think most book lovers really enjoy books about…

Morning Meanderings… January re- cap

Good morning! This year I started the WHERE Are You Reading Challenge and I have already been having a lot of fun with it.  The idea was to just read what you are planning to read anyway – and just see where in the…

Linger by Maggie Stiefvater

Linger is the sequel to Shiver.  **Warning:  Parts of this review may be spoilers to those who have not read Shiver. Sam.  Sam is finally the boy he has always dreamed of being.  He is also able to now fully be with Grace and…

Morning Meanderings… Christmas In January

Good morning. For those who read the meandering yesterday – weigh in was 3 pounds down.  WOO HOO!!! Last night for dinner I met up with girl friends who I used to work with.  LOVE these gals!  We had all been so busy since…

Morning Meanderings… A No Coffee Morning…

Good Morning! For those of you that read me often you are probably SHOCKED. Me. NO coffee. Is that even possible to operate that way? I am currently back in my training mode for spring and biking and whatever else I can get myself…

True To Form by Elizabeth Berg

It is 1961 and 13-year-old Katie Nash lives with dad and step mom in Missouri.  Katie lived in Texas, but two years ago her mother passed away and life has not been easy.  Katie’s over bearing dad finds her summer jobs of helping to…

Morning Meanderings… Signs I Am A Book Dork

Ok…. as I look at this post title I am thinking that maybe this should be a series…. I believe a big sign of being a book dork is when you get a book in the mail and you actually do SSSQQQQQUUUEEEEE when you…

Clementine, Friend Of The Week by Sara Pennypacker

Clementine has been picked friend of the week!  This means at school she gets to be line leader, collect milk money, and feed the fish!  Even better, she will get a friend of the week booklet on Friday that all the other third graders…