Month: August 2014

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…

The Last Anniversary by Liane Moriarty

Sophie Honeywell was once the girlfriend of Thomas Gordon, yet on that very day that Thomas had planned an elaborate proposal – Sophie broke up with him, feeling that he was not the one for her. Years later as Sophie is approaching 40 years…

Morning Meanderings… New Books And Audio In The House!

Good morning and happy Sunday. Turns out… we did not go to the cabin.  I was on my way to take Mater (our Beale basset hound) to the kennel for the weekend when Al called.  He was in the office and had opened his…

The Girls Of August by Anne Rivers Siddons

  Maddy, Barbara, and Rachel are three of the four girls of August who used to gather one week a summer at a glorious beach house.  The week would consist of much wine drinking, much giggling, and lots of catching up with one another…

Saturday Snapshot – Authors and Books and Wine – Oh My!!!!

Happy Saturday!  My hubby and I are heading for our cabin this morning which will be the last “hurrah” of Summer for us and then I will officially consider accepting Fall.  🙂  Maybe… Last Friday was our second annual Wine and Words event hosted…

Cherry Cola Book Club by Ashton Lee

Cherico, Mississippi library director Maura Beth Mayhew faces the challenges of libraries just like everyone else.  As she is in such a small town, the ever-present dangers of having the library closed so budgeted money can go elsewhere is all too real.  With Councilman…

Shadows In The Vineyard by Maximillian Potter

  In January 2010, Aubert de Villaine, the famed proprietor of the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, the tiny, storied vineyard that produces the most expensive, exquisite wines in the world, received an anonymous note threatening the destruction of his priceless vines by poison-a crime…

Will Grayson Will Grayson by John Green – (Second time around just as AWESOME!)

Prelude:  When I drive to our cabin that is 3 1/2 hours away I love to listen to audio.  This past weekend with my now graduated from College son, we listened to Will Grayson Will Grayson.  When I tell my son we will listen…

Morning Meanderings…. Event Hangover

Good morning!  Yes I am still around.  Last Friday was Wine and Words 2014 and it was a GREAT time.  Our authors were:  Lorna Landvik (emcee), Benjamin Percy Nicole Lea Helget, Randy Susan Meyers, and Barbara Claypole White.  The last few weeks have been…

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… EEP! It’s Thursday!

Good morning!  It has been a crazy week with a personal appointment that put me off the radar for a couple of days.  And all Wine and Words week! Seriously?  Who plans out my life schedule?  😉 I sit here sipping a delicious cup…

The Matchmaker by Elin Hilderbrand

48-year-old Dabney Beech is Nantucket. Ask anyone. Everyone knows her friendly smile and her involvement in anything Nantucket.  Dabney also has had a lifelong gift for matchmaking.  She can see when people are right for each other and with 42 happy couples all saying…