Read July 16, 2014 No way was I going to New Orleans for the first time ever without reading up on it first. Especially since one of the characters in my book grew up there. I had to get the scoop. Conduct reconnaissance. Make my list. And, yes, that is how I wound up looking … More There is a House in New Orleans . . .
Read June 16, 2014 After finishing the entire wonderful The Mortal Instruments series, I experienced a bit of Twilight syndrome: that bereft, befuddled, “what the heck am I going to read now?” daze. Fortunately, several authors in my LERA group have just come out with new releases. Sixth Grave on the Edge by Darynda Jones … More Weekend Reading: Paranormal Romance, Fantasy Romance, Contemporary Western Romance, Oh, Did I Mention Romance?
Read April 28, 2014 It really sucks when your parentals start getting old. The day after Easter, Mom broke her other hip. This happened three weeks after her surgeon who operated on her other hip gave her a clean bill of health. Are you freaking kidding me? Anyway, what got me through the worry, dread, frustration, … More Weekend Reading: You Only Got Two Hips, Ma
Read April 7, 2014 I saw the Captain America: The Winter Soldier movie this weekend and loved it so much it has ruined me for other movies for a while. So this is the perfect time for a “what I’ve been reading” post. Finished Sugar Daddy by Lisa Kleypas Loved it. Gave it 5 stars … More Weekend Reading: After the “Captain America” Daze
Read March 17, 2014 Sunday morning I did 25 minutes on the exercise bike even though my neck hurt so bad from sleeping on it wrong that I was approaching nausea. Afterwards I threw my fists in the air and yelled “I’m the king and queen of the world!” One of my cats looked totally … More Weekend Reading: Veronica Mars and Archie Comics
Read March 7, 2014 I have a couple of books I am anxious to start reading. Sugar Daddy by Lisa Kleypas beckons from my Nook and The Secret of Ella and Micha by Jessica Sorensen is calling to me from my bookshelf. Speaking of paperbacks, this is what the one I bought from Target looks like. Then I … More Reading for the Weekend (March 7)
Read February 28, 2014 Checking out eBooks from the library is really cool—until the book expires and other patrons put holds on it, preventing me from checking it out again, and I was just getting to the good part, the part of the budding forbidden romance. Augh! So I haven’t finished The Secret Life of … More Reading for the Weekend (February 28)
Read February 21, 2014 Sue Monk Kidd has a new book out that is intriguing to me, because it is a fictionalized account of the Grimke sisters, and I read about these South Carolina abolitionists when I was in college. So I decided to first check out Kidd’s debut bestseller, The Secret Life of Bees, … More Reading for the Weekend (February 21)
Read February 14, 2014 Wednesday night I had to put down one of my cats. She belonged to my mom, and I had been taking care of her since my mom became disabled. It’s amazing how attached you can become to a furry critter in a year’s time. So this weekend I’m either going to re-read Breaking … More Reading for the Weekend (February 14)
Read February 7, 2014 I started Finding It (Losing It #3) by Cora Carmack. I really enjoyed the previous two books in this series, particularly Faking It, but I was a little hesitant to start the latest because it features Kelsey and she was not one of my favorite characters. She was always trying to … More Reading for the Weekend (February 7)