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Monday Mini ~ The Martian by Andy Weir

Getting back into the swing of things each week is hard. So is finding the quiet time to write a review over the weekend. In order to ease out of the weekend, I’ve decided to begin my blogging week with a mini review. Going to a bookstore with a fellow book lover can be dangerous. […]

Monday Mini ~ The Headmaster’s Wife

Getting back into the swing of things each week is hard. So is finding the quiet time to write a review over the weekend. In order to ease out of the weekend, I’ve decided to begin my blogging week with a mini review. I’m back from Sin City a little poorer, but no worse for […]

The Housewife Wannabe Chronicles, Ceiling Fan Edition Ft Jolie Kerr

When my husband suggested that I name my blog Literate Housewife it was not without a little irony. Homemaking is not a science to which I excel. Until recently I never even aspired to excel at it. Now that my kids are getting more independent I’ve been trying to do a better job embracing the […]

Wednesday’s Review ~ Lexicon by Max Barry

Lexicon by Max Barry Published by: The Penguin Press Published on: June 18, 2013 Page Count: 400 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Hardcover I received in the 1st Book Riot Quarterly Box. Available Formats: Hardcover, Paperback (as of 4/1/2014), eBook, and Audiobook Summary from the Publisher: At an exclusive training school at an undisclosed location […]

Filling in the Blanks ~ 03/18/2014

In an attempt to breathe some new life into blogging, I’ve been thinking about ways I could mix things up. I need some things I could post on a regular basis that could be quick and fun. One thought that kept recurring was to post the answers to a weekly list of questions. This feature […]

Monday Mini ~ Elizabeth I by Margaret George

Getting back into the swing of things each week is hard. So is finding the quiet time to write a review over the weekend. In order to ease out of the weekend, I’ve decided to begin my blogging week with a mini review. I have been very remiss in capping off the wonderful reading event […]

In Praise of BookRiot’s Quarterly Box

This is the post I should have written in December when I received the very first Quarterly Box from Book Riot. They put this together through the Quarterly website. I had no idea that this was a thing. The concept is that you subscriber to a company’s quarterly subscription and every three months you get […]

Wednesday’s Review ~ The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon

The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon Published by: Knopf Published on: February 11, 2014 Page Count: 336 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook digital download provided to me by the publisher for consideration. Audiobook Published by: Random House Audio Narrators: Cassandra Campbell and Kathe Mazur Audiobook Length: 10 hours 46 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, […]

Filling in the Blanks ~ 03/11/2014

In an attempt to breathe some new life into blogging, I’ve been thinking about ways I could mix things up. I need some things I could post on a regular basis that could be quick and fun. One thought that kept recurring was to post the answers to a weekly list of questions. This feature […]

Monday Mini ~ Savage Girl by Jean Zimmerman

Getting back into the swing of things each week is hard. So is finding the quiet time to write a review over the weekend. In order to ease out of the weekend, I’ve decided to begin my blogging week with a mini review. Much of January and February was a blur of family related responsibilities, […]