Month: November 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…

Harry Potter Readalong House Point Update, Info, and Winners!

*Its not too late to sign up! So… basically after I kicked off the Harry Potter Readalong that started November 1st, I disappeared for three weeks between a fun trip with my son and a work trip.  For the most part I kept up…

Mockingjay Book VS Movie

Mockingjay, the third and final book in the Hunger Games series came out published by Scholastic in 2010.  As I looked back on my review of this book I had to laugh as I reviewed it three days after it was released…. hmmmm…. anxious…

Morning Meanderings… It Got Me.

So annoying. Yesterday later afternoon I started to feel that tingle that goes through your body and up the back of my neck.  I started to feel chilled and my arms felt weak… yup.  Apparently I am sick. 😦 I do not get sick…

Meritropolis by Joel Ohman

It is three years after the Event, the year now known as AE3.  Meritropolis is a walled city of over 50,000 inhabitants.  Each inhabitant has a score on their arm, a test result they are given yearly based on their intelligence and ability to…

Morning Meanderings… Library Happenings

Good morning!  Post Thanksgiving and 2 days.  I suppose some of you are still entertaining family or out-of-town yourself for the weekend.  I am at home, Justin left for the cities yesterday afternoon and all has been put away.  Life is back to normal….

Morning Meanderings…. Recovery

Good morning!  How ya all doing?  Any turkey hangovers out there?  Shopping hangovers? I am good, I did not eat a lot of turkey and for the first time since I can remember we decided to vote “NO” on the going out and battling…

Happy Thanksgiving From a Bookish Home In Minnesota

Good morning!  Anyone else up at a crazy hour prepping food?  I really did not have a lot to do.  The turkey will go in about 30 minutes from now to be ready around noon and the rest of it I staged…. black olives…

Food by Jim Gaffigan

You probably know stand up comedian for his most famous bit… “Hot Pocket!”.  Jim, is an eaty. Not a foodie… an eaty.  He believes he has a personal relationship with food. Fast foods from McDonalds, Wendy’s, Taco Bell, Subway, you name – Jim has…

Morning Meanderings… Best Of The Year

Good morning!  I am still feeling a little ragged around the edges but working in the office today and have already accomplished some good things so feeling good about that.  (Apparently… a lot of good in that sentence). Yesterday I received an email from…

The Wild Truth by Carine McCandless

In 1992, the body of Chris McCandless was found in an abandoned bus in Alaska.  The book, Into The Wild (which I reviewed here) tells the true story of Chris’s restless life.  After graduating from high school he left in his car,giving away the…

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…