Month: May 2015

Moonlight At Butternut Lake by Mary McNear

The final book in the Butternut trilogy.  The past two days I have reviewed Up At Butternut Lake and Butternut Summer.  This final installment of the series is an excellent completion that left me wanting more time at Butternut Lake.  ~Sheila Mila Jones is…

Butternut Summer by Mary McNear

Yesterday I reviewed Up At Butternut Lake, the first in this trilogy.  While Butternut Summer can be read as a stand alone, I think you will find that you may enjoy the residents of Butternut Minnesota enough to want to meet them all.  I…

Morning Meanderings….A VERY EARLY Morning

Good morning.  3:26 am when I am writing this.  I popped out of bed at 2:30 am this morning.  My sleep schedule is all over the board and for now I just go with it.  Yesterday morning I woke up TIRED.  I think the…

Up At Butternut Lake by Mary McNear

It is amazing what the right timing can do when reading a book… Up At Butternut Lake has been on my shelf since last fall, now in this season of my life I not only read it but devoured the two follow-up books in…

Second Chance Friends by Jennifer Scott

I was drawn to this book because I do enjoy books about friendships as well as the fact that this author Jennifer Scott wrote The Accidental Book Club which was a fun read.  This one does not disappoint.  ~ Sheila Three women in a…

Morning Meanderings… Setting A Pace

Wednesday morning here in Minnesota.  Yesterday I had lunch with my Aunts and they were chatting about an article I had written for a local magazine that had just come out that day.  I was unsure what they were talking about until they explained…

The Pocket Wife by Susan Crawford and narrated by Cassandra Campbell

When Dana Catrell’s neighbor Celia is found and it looks to be murder, Dana’s world is shaken to the core.  After all, Dana is quite possibly the last person to see Celia alive but the details surrounding her encounter with her neighbor are fuzzy. …

Morning Meanderings…. In The Quiet

It was with a heavy heart this morning that I read the email of my confirmation of my flight out this morning from the Minneapolis Airport to New York for the Book Expo.  The flight left, but I was not on it. 2015 would…

Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan

*Note – you may notice my reading of late has turned to a lighter side.  That would be true.  In light of my life at this time I have been reading books that are fairly light reads, not too heavy and easy on me. …

Morning Meanderings…. Day 45 and Waiting for Sunshine

Tuesday.  Mornings are hard and they start early.  I usually wake up between 4 and 5 am these days.  It is not ideal as it just makes the day L O N G E R.  With the constant rain of late I can not…

Vintage by Susan Gloss

  Violet Turner is the owner of Hourglass Vintage in Madison Wisconsin.  Her shop is filled with delightful items from an array of decades.  Violet loves her shop, her location, and the stories that the items she sells hold. When she discovers that her…

Morning Meanderings…. Current Randomness

Sunday.  Yesterday made six weeks since my life changed forever.  There are days I want to write… I open up a new post… and then I walk away. I am still struggling fitting into a new normal and stubbornly I don’t even want a…