Month: April 2014

Morning Meanderings…. I Have a Problem….

Good morning!  Hope you are reading awesome things! I did mention I have a problem…. Confession:  I like cold water.  COLD water.  In fact I like water so cold, I like to put bottles of water in the freezer until they get “slushy” that…

The Fault In Our Stars by John Green (just as good the second time around)

It was two years ago when I last listened to this book.  It was my first John Green.  It was the Fourth Of July. I was on the back of a motorcycle with my ear-buds in and tears streaming down my face… ~Sheila 16-year-old…

The Unbearable Book Club For Unsinkable Girls by Julie Schumacher

Summer was here and 16-year-old Adrienne Haus’s best friend was off with her family for summer and Adrienne was left at home stuck with her knee in a brace.  Adrienne’s mom signed them both up for a mother daughter book club to give them…

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…

Why Do Some Book Clubs THRIVE and Some Take a Dive?

Recently I was reading an article written by the Huff Post called True Life:  I am a Book Club Drop Out.  I am always drawn to topics on this as I am actually floored by how many times I head that a book club…

Morning Meanderings… A LONG Fun Day

Good morning!  Happy Sunday!  Hazah!  (I don’t know why I said that).  I made it to hour 17 yesterday of the Dewey Read-A-Thon (HAZAH!).  Not bad for someone who decided to participate at the last-minute.  😀 I listened to two audio books and started…

Dewey Read-A-Thon Update Post

This post is where I will update my participation in todays read-a-thon. (See my intro post and why I am reading today in the sticky post above this one – just click on home or the Book Journey header and it will take you…

Dewey’s Read-A-Thon (late entry) Participant For Charity

Happy Dewey’s Read A Thon! I did not decide until last night that I was doing this so hang on while I catch up. 🙂  I had a conflict today – a run actually that was going to keep me from this, however poor…

The Martian by Andy Weir *Best of 2014

Mark Watney was part of an epic win for mankind.  He was one of a group of astronauts that were the first to land on the planet Mars.  Congratulations were short-lived when a dust storm comes up flinging the crew about like sheets of…

Post World Book Night… The Books Heard Around The WORLD!

Good morning!  How ya all doing?  Anyone out there with book hangovers from Wednesday night?  I have a bit of a headache but that has been holding on for two days… more sinus (thank you Minnesota cold and rain and oh yeah… SNOW yesterday)…

The Secret Diary of Alice In Wonderland Age 42 and three-quarters by Barbara Silkstone

Poor Alice.  As a Miami real estate agent, her boss Leslie, could be part of a show called Worst Bosses. He is cruel, inappropriate, and will not release her from her contract of working for him.  She is pretty sure if given the chance,…

Morning Meanderings… Good audio…. bad audio

Good morning!  It’s Tuesday!!!!  Day two of a pretty mellow week!  Woo Hoo!!!! I thought this morning I would chat audio (hang in there Laurel…. I have one for you!  😉 ) I LOVE audio… this is no secret, in fact it seems like…