#277 ~ The Poisonwood Bible

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver Published by: HarperCollins Published on: July 2005 (reprint) Page Count: 576 Genre: Literature My Reading Format: audiobook purchased through Audible.com Narrator: Dean Robertson Available Formats: Hardcover, paperback, eBook, audiobook Today it is my great pleasure to be Barbara Kingsolver’s host on her TLC Book Tour.  This tour is to […]

#265 ~ Not That Kind of Girl

Not That Kind of Girl by Carlene Bauer Published by: HarperCollins Published on: June 29, 2010 Page Count: 288 Genre: Memoir My Reading Format: Trade paperback review copy provided by the publisher. Available Formats: Hardcover, paperback, eBook Today it is my great pleasure to be Carlene Bauer’s host on his TLC Book Tour for her […]

#245 ~ Seeing Stars

Seeing Stars by Diane Hammond Published by: Harper Collins Published on: March 23, 2010 Page Count: 459 Genre: General Fiction My Reading Format: ARC sent to me by the publisher Available Formats: paperback and eBook Giveaway: please see the end of my review for details Today it is my great pleasure to be Diane Hammond’s […]

Ready, Set, March!

I passed by my nightstand this morning and fully took in the stack of books there waiting for me.  The other day I kind of stacked up what’s to come and seeing it this morning made me want to write a post about them.  I did a little research (because I’m meme challenged) and discovered […]

Announcing Winner of The Laws of Harmony

Thanks to HarperCollins and TLC Book Tours, I was able to hold a contest for a copy of The Laws of Harmony by Judith Ryan Hendricks.  I am pleased to announce that the winner is: Karen @ Planet Books! Congratulations, Karen!  Please send me your mailing address and I’ll forward it along.  I can’t wait […]

The Sunday Salon ~ 04.26.09

I hope that all of you had a wonderful week.  The weather here has been beautiful, but too hot for April.  It was in the low 90s yesterday, making Vinton, VA‘s annual Dogwood Festival and Parade an enjoyable, but sweaty occasion.  Let’s just say that I got myself a snow cone along with the girls […]

#120 ~ The 19th Wife ~ Book Review and Giveaway

It my great pleasure to be David Ebershoff’s host for today’s stop of the TLC book tour for his novel, The 19th Wife. Click on the author’s name below for more information about him and his work.  The information contained on his website provide a great deal of information about the real lives of Ann […]

Mailbox Monday 10.13.08

Happy Monday and Happy Columbus Day (for my US readers). I had a busy week in my mailbox, which is very nice when I’m actually opening the mail.  However, when I get to looking at my bookshelf, it gets quite intimidating.  So, here is what I found in my mailbox last week: Broad Street by […]

Save the Date Capote in Kansas on October 29

I will be taking part in my second TLC Book Tour at the end of this month Capote in Kansas by Kim Powers.  There has already been a great deal of good discussion about this novel so far and I have a feeling that it will just keep getting better.  Please make a note to […]

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 […]