Win a Copy of Ruined by Paula Morris

There is something about fall that makes it feel like the perfect time of the year to read a ghost story.  Sure, there is Halloween, but almost as soon as September arrives I’m ready for all things spooky.  As if to affirm my feelings, Carl runs the R.I.P. Challenge through September and October.   So, […]

The Dogs Days of Summer Are Almost Here!

Next week The Literate Housewife Review will be hosting its first theme week: Dog Days of Summer.  You’ll find nothing but reviews of books that heavily feature dogs and other canine delights.  I probably haven’t done as good a job getting the word out about this week, but I’m very excited about it.  Marketing is […]

Winners of My Foreign Tongue Contest

From my point of view, the contest for a copy of Vanina Marsot’s Foreign Tongue was by far the most fun I’ve ever had.  I’ve learned some new cuss words, colorful twists on cuss words I’ve already known, and fun  slang from Australia. You all had me laughing and enjoying life.  Thanks so much to each […]

#100 ~ House and Home & My 100th Review Contest

Today I have the great pleasure of hosting Kathleen McCleary on her House and Home book tour sponsored by TLC Book Tours.  I very much appreciate the invitation to participate in this tour as well as the opportunity to read Kathleen’s novel.  Please click on Kathleen’s name below to visit her website.  Click on the […]

A Little Dose of Inspiration A Guest Post & A Contest

While I’m not much more inspired today than I was yesterday, at least my post from last night and the picture I found using Google Images inspired Lisa Roe from Online Publicist. At the end of the post you will find details about the contest this post inspired me to hold… 🙂 A Little Dose […]

Win a Free Copy of Mrs. Lieutenant!

Phyllis Zimbler Miller has graciously offered a copy of her novel to one of my lucky readers in conjunction with the blog tour stop today.  I would have posted about this earlier, but my daughter nearly broke her finger at day care today and I spent much of the day with her at doctor’s offices.  […]

My Inner Archaeologist

When I was in the 7th grade I decided that I wanted to be an archaeologist.  I cannot remember for the life of me what it was that triggered my interest in this adventurous and unusual career.  In the 8th grade my middle school offered a week long camp and one of the activities was […]

May Book Give Away

It’s May and spring is finally here. I’m in the mood to do some spring cleaning and I thought I might provide my readers with the gift of a new book. This year I’ve received several Advance Reader’s Copies of books and I’ve reviewed them here at Literate Housewife. Five of them are part of […]

#66 ~ Gilding Lily

Gilding Lily by Tatiana Boncompagni Sometimes getting what you dream about can become a nightmare. At least that is Lily’s experience in this engaging, fun, and fast-paced novel. Gilding Lily tells the story of a young woman from a middle class background who marries into an established, wealthy family in New York City. Her romance […]

Last Chance

Today’s the day I’m going to draw a name for a free copy of Robin Gerber‘s novel, Eleanor vs. Ike! If you haven’t already contacted me and would be interested in receiving a copy of this book, please leave a comment here. I’ll be holding the drawing at 5pm EST, so time is running out. […]