Sunday’s on the Phone to Monday by Christine Reilly

Sunday’s on the Phone to Monday by Christine Reilly Touchstone ~ April 5, 2016 ~ 336 pages I purchased this book from B&N because I coveted the cover I first discovered this book via Litsy. The cover and the title made me happy. I knew that this book was about family, but I had no […]

Thankfully Sunday ~ 03/02/2014

Several Valentine’s Days ago my husband bought me a firefly pendant. It stood out to me because the wings are his birthstone and the opals are mine, my girls, and are the stone for the month we got married. I love it and I’ve worn it every day since. Fireflies have never held any special […]

#514 ~ The World’s Strongest Librarian

The World’s Strongest Librarian by Josh Hanagarne Published by: Gotham Published on: May 2, 2013 Page Count: 288 Genre: Memoir My Reading Format: eGalley provided to me by the publisher for considertion Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook Note: This book will prompt you to pay your library fines. Summary from the Publisher Josh Hanagarne […]

The Marriage Plot Readalong ~ Week 2

Week 2 is finally here. I’ve heard from a couple participants that while it was relatively easy to put the book down after the first section, it’s not as easy after finishing this week’s sections. I hope that everyone is feeling that way at least a little bit. It’s a sign you’re enjoying the book. […]

#370 ~ If Jack’s In Love

If Jack’s in Love by Stephen Wetta Published by: Amy Einhorn Books Published on: September 29, 2011 Page Count: 368 Genre: Literary Fiction My Reading Format: ARC copy sent by the publisher for consideration Available Formats: Hardcover and eBook My Review It’s the late 60s in Virginia and Jack Witcher is an 11-year-old boy who […]

#348 ~ The Family Fang

The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson Published by: Ecco Books Published on: August 9, 2011 Page Count: 320 Genre: Literary Fiction My Reading Format: ARC sent to me by the publisher for review Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook My Review Growing up, Annie and Buster Fang were known to those who followed their parents’ performance art […]

Thoughts From a Blogging Life

So I had a nice little blogging jag going on there in April. I posted 4 or 5 times a week leading up until my short trip to Grand Rapids. I was walking around feeling satisfied, like Lloyd Dobbler before Diane Court gave him a pen. Then Grand Rapids happened. For one reason or another, […]

#329 ~ Born Under a Lucky Moon

Born Under a Lucky Moon by Dana Precious Published by: William Morrow Published on: February 2011 Page Count: 419 Genre: Women’s Fiction My Reading Format: Review copy sent to me by the publisher for consideration Available Formats: Paperback and eBook My Review Jeannie Thompson, a marketing executive for Oxford Pictures in Hollywood, has a problem. […]

#182 ~ The Goodbye Cousins

The Goodbye Cousins by Maggie Leffler Di, short for Diotima, was born in Pittsburgh. ¬†After her parent’s divorce and her father’s remarriage when she was eleven, her psychic mother kidnapped her and took her to Europe. ¬†There, she was constantly on the move. Her mother loved her, but she moved around a lot and never […]

#166 ~ Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

Happy Memorial Day everyone! I am happy to be Jamie Ford’s tour host today as part of his Pump Up Your Book Promotion blog tour. I won a signed ARC copy of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet from Marcia at The Printed Page last year and have been looking for an opportunity […]