The Over Earnest, Over Protective Mother in Modern Fiction

This year I learned that there is something about over earnest, over protective mothers in fiction that just doesn’t work for me. A while back Jen from Devourer of Books once wrote an excellent post about how a royal mother choosing to nurse her own babies in Historical Fiction is like a key word for […]

This Week in Literate Housewife News, 3/19/13 Edition

Since I last posted, I have read some great books. A Grown Up Kind Of Pretty is an audiobook has been sitting on my shelves since Valentine’s Day 2012 collecting dust. Over the past month a group of us on Twitter planned a read-a-long, which was spearheaded by Julie from Girls Just Reading (@JulieJustReads). With her […]

Behind… My September Wrap-Up

My grandfather worked in tool and die.  When he retired, he had his machines in his shed.  One of the things he loved to make the most were cribbage and euchre boards.  He gave this lovely euchre board to me quite some time ago.  Although I’m not sure how to take that on a personal […]

Drumroll, Please…

The Grand Prize winner in The Literate Housewife Review’s 100th Book Review Contest is… Carey at The Tome Traveller’s Weblog! Carey wins all of the following books… … and a phone call with Kathleen McCleary! Carey, please send me an email with your mailing information.  I’ll get your prize in the mail by Monday.  I […]

#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 […]

The Sunday Salon 9.7.08 & 100th Review Contest

This has been a productive week in Literate Housewife Review land. I read three and a half books, hosted a book tour, got nominated for a BBAW award, and published two reviews, which brought me just one review away from my 100th review!  I remember back in January of 2007 that I never in my […]

Save the Date September 8

It is a great honor and privilege to be offered a slot in TLC Book Tour‘s first tour featuring Kathleen McCleary’s novel House and Home. TLC Book Tours was started by two the nicest bloggers out there, Lisa from Books on the Brain and Trish from Hey Lady! Whatcha Readin’? My copy of the novel […]