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#238 ~ The Wives of Henry Oades ~ Review & Giveaway

The Wives of Henry Oades by Johanna Moran Published by: Ballantine Books Published on: February 2010 Page Count: 384 Genre: Historical Fiction Format: ARC snagged through LibraryThing’s Early Reviewer program Availability: paperback and eBook Today it is my great pleasure to be Johanna Moran’s host on her TLC Book Tour for her novel, The Wives of […]

#189 ~ Scottsboro

Scottsboro by Ellen Feldman One summer day, during the 1930s at the Scottsboro, Alabama train station, police officers wait to apprehend several black men on the inbound train after word of a fight between them and some white passengers was reported.  When the train stops, two females dressed in overalls haul tail away from the […]

#184 ~ The Angel’s Game

The Angel’s Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón As a lover of Gothic fiction, I was over the moon to have been selected to snag a copy of The Angel’s Game from LibraryThing‘s Early Reviewers program.  I was far from disappointed.  Despite a vague sense that the novel was long, I loved the story and quickly […]

Tuesday Thingers All About Popularity

Today’s Question: What’s the most popular book in your library? Have you read it? What did you think? How many users have it? What’s the most popular book you don’t have? How does a book’s popularity figure into your decisions about what to read? The Most popular book that I own is Harry Potter and […]

Tuesday Thingers 6/3

Today’s Tuesday Thingers question is: Why LT? Why did you choose to open and maintain an LT account? Do you/did you use other online cataloging/social networking sites, like GoodReads or Shelfari? Do you use more than one? Are they different or do they serve different purposes? I looked into LibraryThing after a friend’s daughter told […]

#74 ~ Love Marriage

Love Marriage by V. V. Ganeshananthan This debut novel tells the story of Yalini, a young woman who was born in the United States to parents who grew up in Sri Lanka. What makes her parents special is that they had a Love Marriage. They fell in love and decided to marry on their own. […]

Smoky Mountain Vacation

Greetings from Gatlinburg, TN, located in heart of the Great Smoky Mountains. It’s beautiful here despite the rain and I’ve enjoyed seeing my parents (I haven’t see my mother on Mother’s Day for at least 10 years), siblings, in-laws, nieces, and nephews. The kids did a great job on the drive. Even if they hadn’t, […]

Top 106 Unread Books on LibraryThing

Devourer of Books posted this meme earlier today and it was so inspiring to me. We might even come up with a way to make it a friendly, book blogging competition. We both are fans of LibraryThing and this the list of what at least was once the listing of the top 106 unread books […]

On the Horizon

I have some fun things to look forward to in Literate Housewife-Land: I received an Advanced Readers Copy of Artist’s Proof by Lander Marks in the mail on Monday. After I finish reading it, I will be interviewing the author. I’m really excited to get to do that again. I am on the look out […]