Month: June 2015

Morning Meanderings… I REALLY Do Love To Review Books

Morning. Twice. I was up at 5 am…. woke up and got up.  That’s the way it works these days.  But I could feel I was still tired.  I messed around an my laptop until 6:15 am and went back to bed.  Up at…

The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell

At nineteen, Greg Sestero knew he wanted to be an actor.  Against his mothers better wishes he participated in an acting school in San Fransisco and this is where Greg met the quirky Tommy Wiseau.  Tom had a strange accent, and had a very…

Morning Meanderings… Book Friends Make Me Smile

Busy whirlwind weekend… lots of business and while it was good things, I am glad to be in the week and keeping it a little less busy.  I didn’t pick up a book all weekend.  A little audio time as I was in the…

The Astronaut Wives Club (A True Story) by Lily Koppel

Thank you to my friend Gail for recommending this one to me!  ~Sheila 1959.  We have all heard of the astronauts that have graced our history books… the first man in space, the first on the moon, those who followed, those… who did not…

Morning Meanderings… A Place To Contemplate

Half way through the weekend. Yesterday my cousin came over in the morning and helped me with a little project.  As I had mentioned before, friends had given us a wonderful memorial bench to put in the yard.  I moved it from one tree…

Whisper Beach by Shelley Noble

Vanessa “Van” Moran stands right where she left twelve years before.  Having left her home town as a young girl heartbroken, betrayed, and alone, she had vowed she would never come back. And yet, here she was. When her cousin’s husband dies in a…

Down The Rabbit Hole by Holly Madison

Ok ok…. if you recently read my review of Suddenly One Summer and I said it was a bit racy for my taste this audio choice may surprise you – but let me say… this audio surprised me in a good way.  Narrated by…

Morning Meanderings… Another Friday – Planting… Books… Weekend Happenings

Friday morning. I woke up and looked at the clock… not quite 6:00 am. *groan* But I am up… and awake… so moving on.  Laying in bed after I am awake does nothing good for me. This morning I am going to work on…

Suddenly One Summer by Julie James

Victoria Slade prides herself on her “take care of herself attitude”.  As a divorce lawyer, she has seen her share of relationships gone wrong and has interest in adding her name to the list of relationship casualties.  When circumstances shake her stable world and…

Morning Meanderings… If Wishes Were

Another lovely day here in Central Minnesota. I am up early as usual.  COFFEE cup in hand I explore the deck off the back of the house, my way of bonding with the weather of the day deciding how to dress and mentally ticking…

bookends by Jane Green

After recently finishing one Jane Green book (Summer Secrets), I went to shelf that one and found this one that I picked up at a sale years ago…. with a title like that, how I could pass on it?  ~Sheila Catherine, Simon, Portia, and…

All The Summer Girls by Meg Donohue

Kate Harrington, Vanessa Warren, and Dani Lowenstein were inseparable in their youth.  Then one summer choices that were made, a loss of a beloved friend and brother, and secrets separate the girls. Now 8 years later, Kate is newly (and surprisingly) dumped by her…