#394 ~ Running the Rift

Running the Rift by Naomi Benaron Winner of the 2010 Bellwether Prize for Fiction Published by: Algonquin Books Published on: January 3, 2012 Page Count: 384 Genre: Literary Fiction My Reading Format: Review copy sent to me by the publisher for consideration; read and reviewed to coincide with Book Club, hosted by Jen from Devourer of Books and […]

The Marriage Plot Read-A-Long

Beginning November 1st, Jen from Devourer of Books, Matt from A Guy’s Moleskin Notebook and Tina from Reader for Life will be reading Jeffrey Eugenides’ new novel, The Marriage Plot. This is his first novel since the publishing the Pulitzer Prize winning Middlesex and we are all excited. Description from the Publisher It’s the early […]

#339 ~ Autobiography of Mark Twain

Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1 by Mark Twain Published by: University of California Press Published on: November 2010 Page Count: 760 pages Genre: Autobiography My Reading Format: audiobook copy won via a Twitter contest from Blackstone Audio Audiobook Published by: Blackstone Audio Narrator: Grover Gardner Audiobook Length: 24 hrs and 50 mins Available Formats: […]

Audiobook Week ~ Day 1 ~ Me, Myself and Audiobooks

Before I get started with this first post of Audiobook Week, I want to take a moment to thank Jen from Devourer of Books for hosting this event. This is my second year participating and I owe my love of audiobooks in no small part to her love of audiobooks. When you respect and trust […]

Audiobook Week 2011

While I’m on the subject of audiobooks (you did see my 2011 Audie Award picks, didn’t you?), I wanted to let you all know that the fabtabulous Jen from Devourer of Books is once again hosting Audiobook Week this year. Will I be participating? Hell to the yeah!  It is going to be difficult to […]

#312 ~ A Thousand Rooms of Dreams and Fear

A Thousand Rooms of Dream and Fear by Atiq Rahimi Published by: Other Press Published on: January 11, 2011 Page Count: 176 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Hardcover provided by the publisher Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook My Review When Jenn and Nicole announced their Book Club, I was excited to participate. Their first selection was […]

Thankful Blogger, Reader, Friend, Sister, Wife and Mother

Happy Thanksgiving to all of my readers.  Whether you’re an American or not, I hope your day is relaxing and full of joy. Last weekend I had one of the best weekends in a very long time.  I want to take the time to highlight some of the events that I’ll always be thankful for: […]

24 Hours+ of Pure Joy

Pure Joy by KC Moore I did awesome at an important work meeting (if I do say so myself). My sister, Donielle, picked me up afterwards. I saw my brother-in-law and played with two adorable nieces in their beautiful new home. Will finally meet Jen from Devourer of Books for the first time.  She was […]

#282 ~ The Nobodies Album

The Nobodies Album by Carolyn Parkhurst Published by: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Published on: June 2010 Page Count: 320 pages Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Hardcover purchased from Amazon.com Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and eBook My Review Last summer I read and reviewed The Dogs of Babel by Carolyn Parkhurst. It was quirky and I […]

#244 ~ Real Life & Liars

Real Life & Liars by Kristina Riggle Published by: Avon A Published on: June 16, 2009 Page Count: 327 Genre: General Fiction Format: Signed paperback ~ birthday present sent to me by my best friend (thanks so much, Trista!) Availability: paperback and eBook My Review Parenting doesn’t end when your children graduate from high school […]