Month: May 2013

Quick Update – Live!!! From New York!

  First of all my sincere apologies for appearing that I had dropped off the face of the earth, was eaten by a bear,  or had taken a vow of silence.  I am alive, and well, and in New York for the Book Expo,…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

I love being a part of this and I hope you do too!  As part of this weekly meme I love to encourage you all to go and visit the others participating in this meme.  I offer a weekly contest for those who visit…

Morning Meanderings… Pre Expo Madness

Good morning!  You ever have those days that coffee tastes better than other days?  This is a GOOD COFFEE day.  I am basking in the warmth of the cup while I write this post and process through my day. Tomorrow late afternoon I will…

Her by Christa Parravani

Christina and Cara Parravini were identical twins.  Raised in a poorish home by a single struggling mother the girls made their own world between themselves eventually making their way to college, careers, and marriages.  While Christa kept moving forward, Cara seemed to get stuck…

Morning Meanderings: Will The Real Saturday Snapshot Please Stand Up?

Good morning and this time – really, happy Saturday.  If you were around a couple of days back.. you know that I woke up in a St Paul Minneapolis hotel room and promptly wrote a Saturday Snapshot post before I went downstairs to get…

Confessions Of A Prairie Bitch by Alison Arngrim

Ahhhh Nellie Oleson, the villain of Little House On The Prairie before villains were cool. ~Sheila Little House On The Prairie was a tv series that ran from 1974 – 1983.  Alison Arngrim was called in to read for the part of Mary.  Then…

Morning Meanderings/ (NOT!) Saturday Snapshot: A Room With A View

Ok…. lol…. I wrote this post this morning totally thinking it was Saturday.  What a hot mess I am…. LOL  Then I went on ALyce’s site to link up thinking I was super cool as it is 6 am and look for early I…

The Magic Circle by Jenny Davidson

  Ruth and Lucy and Anna are gamers.  Well, game designers, and all involved in different areas of the process of gaming and all that it en tales.  All three of these smart women really enjoy computer generated games.  The fact that there campus…

The Girl Who Married An Eagle by Tamar Myers

A cozy mystery set around a mission to the Belgian Congo! ~Sheila   In 1950 Ohio a talk is given at Julie Newton’s church around a mission in Africa and the need for people to go.  Totally energized by the thought, Julie signs up…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

Welcome to It’s Monday!  What Are You Reading!  This is a great way to plan out your reading week and see what others are currently reading as well… you never know where that next “must read” book will come from! I love being a…

The Unathorized Guide to BEA ;)

Their definition:  BEA:  Book Expo Of America – an event that takes place yearly for book sellers, media, and publishing houses and authors all to mingle together in promoting books that will be coming out yet this year and possibly next spring. My definition: …

Morning Meanderings…. Exciting Books And Judging Begins!

Good morning!  Happy Sunday!  I was watching Harry Potter last night, Order Of The Phoenix and I love that when they take Christmas break he tells them all “Happy Christmas!”  I love that!   I am from the “Merry Christmas” part of the world but…