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June’s Bookmark ~ Bookmark It! Club

I am almost finished with June’s bookmarks. I ran out of contact paper last night (and that’s the only hint you’re going to get out of me), so I need to pick up some more today. They will be in the mail on Monday. Hurray! In case you haven’t seen it, Valarie from Life is […]

The Sunday Salon ~ 04.26.09

I hope that all of you had a wonderful week.  The weather here has been beautiful, but too hot for April.  It was in the low 90s yesterday, making Vinton, VA‘s annual Dogwood Festival and Parade an enjoyable, but sweaty occasion.  Let’s just say that I got myself a snow cone along with the girls […]

#156 ~ The Tory Widow

The Tory Widow by Christine Blevins Anne is married against her will to a much older man in order to create a business relationship between her husband and her father.  Both men are printers and her husband’s shop, with its Tory leanings, is in New York City.  Her marriage brings her no joy outside of […]

Mailbox Monday ~ 2.23.09

Can you believe I’m organized enough to participate four weeks in a row?  I’m quite pleased with myself.  My goal for this week is to visit every Mailbox Monday post.  I’m on a roll! I got three books again this week and they make for quite an eclectic little collection: Just Like Family: Inside the […]

Announcing the Midwife of the Blue Ridge Winners

Thanks to everyone who entered the contest and left a comment.  I got some great leads on future reads and I hope that everyone else did, too!  There were 22 entries for this contest and I added everyone’s name into the List Randomizer. Grand Prize Winner The winner of a copy of Midwife of the […]

#124 ~ Midwife of the Blue Ridge ~ Book Review and Giveaway

Midwife of the Blue Ridge by Christine Blevins Maggie Duncan lost her family as a very young girl during a massacre between the British and the Scottish.  Her destiny falls into place when she helps a injured man find his way home to his wife, Hannah.  Hannah, a midwife and local healer, realizes almost instantly […]