Random Bookish Questions & Winners

I have no idea why these questions seem so urgent to me today, but they are.  In an attempt to clear my head, I thought I’d air them out. Why do some novels get “a novel” appended to their title while others don’t? How is it determined whether a book is first published in hardcover […]

#235 ~ The Kitchen House

The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom Published by: Touchstone Published on: Feburary 2, 2010 Page Count: 384 Genre: Historical Fiction Format: paperback review copy from the publisher Availability: paperback and eBook My Review Imagine fleeing with your family from your home country as a 7 year-old child only to land in a strange new country […]

TSS ~ Sometimes It Even Happens Here

Every time I read about people getting the chance to meet authors on book tours, I get really jealous. Living in SouthWest Virginia, the opportunity to visit an author while on a book tour is few and far between.  Next Saturday, that will change at least for the day. Kathleen Grissom, the author of The […]

TSS – January in Review

January has come and gone in a flash.  I would think at some point I’d stop being surprised at how fast the time goes by, but it never ceases to amaze me.  This is a month I’m pretty happy to have behind me, though.  It was tough getting back into the school routine after the […]