I’m not one of those folks who embarks on reading challenges, no matter how interesting they look to me. I’m afraid that it will turn reading from my joy into just another thing I have to accomplish. Actually, reading is rather sacred time for me. This is how I expand my thoughts and knowledge. Knowledge,… Continue reading Summer Reading – 2019 Edition
Well, Time and Regret didn't cut the mustard for me, which is rather a shame since it had most of the elements which pretty much guarantee a great experience: time slip, WWI era, family mystery to uncover, discovering new love, awesome location... Problem was I just could not get into it - the MC didn't… Continue reading Reading Update
Mary Tudor: Princess, Bastard, Queen by Anna Whitlock The Lake House: A Novel by Kate Morton Lady MacBeth: A Novel by Susan Fraser King The Beekeeper's Apprentice: or, On the Segregation of the Queen by Laurie R. King Sunshine? Check Comfy Deck Chair? Check Fabulous Cocktail(s)? Check I can't wait to get started! Happy Weekend to… Continue reading Guess What Just Landed on my Kindle?
I read something earlier today on Le Interwebz that made me howl with laughter and reminded me of this scene, from THE BEST ROMANCE EVER WRITTEN IN THE HISTORY OF EVER AND YES I WANT TO BE BURIED WITH A COPY.... Le Background - Nora Beckett, lady in waiting to Queen Mary I (yes, that one), is… Continue reading I’m Just In That Kind of Mood Today
One of my guilty pleasure authors just jumped the shark and it pissed me off so much I'd have thrown the book, but it was an e-novella and I'm willing to destroy my Nook over that BS . I don't get too wrapped around the axle if authors slide some of their political/sociological/cultural/religious viewpoints in… Continue reading Friday Rant – Author Edition
Big Fat Disclaimer: I can’t write a review to save my life, but this was just too good for me to keep to myself, so we’ll call it a recommendation with some of my thoughts and just leave it at that. Maybe I’ll work on writing reviews – there are a number of books I’ve… Continue reading Book Recommendation – The Bees
Over at AAR is an interesting column about Max DeWinter (He of Rebecca fame) and whether he's a D-bag (I abbreviate because I actually hate that expression) or Dreamboat (OK - that just cracks me up). For a time I was quite the DuMaurier junkie (right after the first time I saw Rebecca), but I… Continue reading Is He a Dreamboat?