#213 ~ Crossed Wires

Crossed Wires by Rosy Thornton Peter has an accident along the road near his house after avoiding running over a cat.  He calls into his insurance company and happens to speak with Mina.  When he is involved in a second accident just a short while later, he calls his insurance back requesting her specifically.  Through […]

#193 ~ The Dogs of Babel

The Dogs of Babel by Carolyn Parkhurst Paul Iverson is a tenured linguistics professor married to Lexy Ransome, an artist who specializes in making masks for parties or events such as Marti Gras and weddings.  Where he is a quintessential college professor, Lexy is the creative free spirit.  Somehow, they click.  She loves him for […]

#151 ~ Foreign Tongue

Foreign Tongue: A Novel of Life and Love in Paris by Vanina Marsot Anna is running away from Los Angeles and the debacle that was her relationship with an actor boyfriend who began cheating on her the moment the clock started ticking on his fifteen minutes. As a result of her dual French/US citizenship and […]

Thursday’s Thoughts ~ What I Would Study

When I finished grad school back when 1999 wasn’t history, I swore I would never – EVER – go back to school.  I was tired of papers, classes, exams, forced reading of textbooks, etc…  This week’s Thursday’s Thoughts topic is like kismit with it’s timing, though.  For the first time in 10 years, I really […]