Month: May 2014

Morning Meanderings: Awkward Moments At The Book Expo

Good morning from New York!  I have not dropped off the face of the earth, I have just been running from morning to night at the Book Expo in New York. I have MANY things to share with you once I come home about…

LIVE! From New York! Day 1 Travel Day Woes

Hello from NEW YORK!  Egads Tuesday was A LONG TRAVEL DAY.  I left my home in Brainerd at 4:11 am and was at the hotel in New York at 6:45 pm.  GAH.  We had a bonus two hour lay over in Chicago due to…

Morning Meanderings… Go Time! BEA!

Good morning!  I am currently sitting at the Minneapolis airport with COFFEE and hanging out for the next hour before my flight leaves for Chicago… then off to New York.  Kim from Sophisticated Dorkiness will be in this same airport , leaving about 30…

The Summer Of Letting Go by Gae Polisner

Summer has arrived and 15-year-old Francesca “Frankie” Schell has no big plans.  Four years ago while on the beach with her family, Francesca’s little brother Simon drowned while Francesca was supposed to be watching him.  Even now, Francesca’s mother is distant towards her and…

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…

WHAT Constitutes a SPOILER?

Recently while reading a review, the writer had mentioned a surprising twist towards the end of the read that changed their thoughts on the book.  I am certain that in my review of this same book, I too mentioned a twist towards the end…

The Here And Now by Ann Brashares

Premma James has lived in New York since she was twelve years old.   But Premma did not move from another state or another country to New York. She moved from another time. The year 2090. The future. In Premma’s time the world is in…

Morning Meanderings… Motorcycling Book Lovers

Good morning!  Happy Sunday!  I had an AMAZING Saturday!  We went motorcycling with friends for the entire day, we left the house around 10 am and returned around 6:30pm.  It was GORGEOUS out! After we came home we sat and talked on our back…

Morning Meanderings… The End Of An Era

Saturday the 24th!  Egads…. in three days I will be on a plane for New York.  I feel like I have so much to do yet… shopping for me, shopping for the hubby, pedicure….. If you have been following what has been happening here…

Not Lost Forever by Carmina Salcido and Steve Jackson

On April 14th, 1989, Ramon Salcido came home and murdered his wife, Angela, her two sisters, and his mother-in-law.  He took his three young daughters; Sophia (4), Carmina (3), and 22 month old Teresa and drove around for hours eventually taking them to a…

Morning Meanderings… Book Expo and Armchair BEA

Good morning!  What a week!  I have been packing up my office which is moving this weekend to a new home that I will not be working in until June 9th.  That kind of blows me away to write that.  I guess, in a…

Naked by David Sedaris

Naked is David Sedaris’s 2001 take on his life at the time… reminiscing about teachers, camp, his sexuality, family life you name it David probably has covered it.   I started listening to David Sedaris last year with his Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls. …