Month: January 2014

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

In he year 2044 the earth as we have known it is no more.  Now a world of mostly poverty and destruction, people find it is better to spend their time inside a virtual world called the Oasis, created by a genius named James…

Morning Meanderings… Reading Thoughts and Author Search Continues

Good morning!  Happy Friday!  If I could… I would roll in this day.  On the carpet….  like a dog. 😀  I have had a whirlwind week of being gone last weekend and coming home on Sunday for ten minutes before I dropped off the…

The Roses Underneath by C. F. Yetmen

In 1945 a war-torn Germany struggles to get a foot hold on some sort of stability.  Anna Klein and her six-year-old daughter Amalia are among those struggling as well.  Separated from her husband for their own safety, Anna finds herself working for the US…

Morning Meanderings… What Would Patrick Ness Do?

Whirlwind week already and I am finally getting a chance to chat with you!  Weekend away, start of the week out of town for work, and then…. what I want to tell you about today… the Patrick Ness event in ST Paul Minnesota at…

The In Between Hours by Barbara Claypole White

When bestselling author Will Shepard’s young son is killed in a tragic car accident, Will is left with a tremendous amount of grief that he can not seem to get out from under.  As Will’s aging father memory fades, Will uses his talent of…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

Hey there!  Welcome to 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…

Morning Meanderings.. Adventure Weekend!!!

Good morning. SSQQQUUUEEEEE!!!!!! Just had to get that out of my system.  😉 I am taking something off the bucket list this weekend.  😀 Ok… SSSQQQUUUEEEEE again. I am leaving this morning for the cabin up North and later today my friends Farrah, Belinda…

Captain Phillips – Movie Review

In 2009, Captain Richard Phillips, while taking his crew into international waters is hijacked by a small group of Somali Pirates who board the massive ship.  This is the first American ship to be hijacked in over 200 years.   Holy smokes.  I went…

Morning Meanderings… Author Event With Wendy Webb!

Good morning! Happy Wednesday Thursday!  This post was supposed to go up yesterday morning but I just could not get it done and get to work on time so you know… I need my job, so yeah. Tuesday night was a late one but…

Big Girl Panties by Stephanie Evanovich

32 year old Holly Brennan was never what you would call a small girl.  When her husband at a young age suddenly became ill, Holly comforted herself with food.  When he passed away, the food addiction did not go away. Then Holly meets Logan…

Morning Meanderings…. We Are Off To See The Author!

Good morning!  WOOT!  2 cups of COFFEE in and I am a pretty happy girl!  Last night I hung out with friends and learned how to play two collaborative games!  Collaborative games are games that the players work together against the board.  Forbidden Island…

The Wrong Girl by Hank Philippi Ryan

What if you were adopted and after years of hoping and searching you have a chance to be reunited with your birth mother?  And what if this joyful moment is dimmed by a strong feeling that this is not your mother at all… that…