Oct 12
Review:  The Mistake I Made

Review: The Mistake I Made

Written by:  Paula Daly Published by:  Grove Press, September 15, 2015 Length:  368 pages Source:  E galley via Edelweiss with permission from the publisher in exchange for an honest review Summary:  Single mother Roz has a reached breaking-point. After the dissolution of her marriage, Roz’s business has gone under, debts… Read more »

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Oct 11
The Sunday Salon-October 11

The Sunday Salon-October 11

Hello everyone!!  It seems like it’s been so long since I wrote one of these!  Life has been pretty busy….let me catch you up. I shared that our daughter Caitie found a job in Tampa, and after a long day of apartment hunting she made her decision.  We helped move… Read more »

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Oct 05
Big Stone Gap Giveaway

Big Stone Gap Giveaway

This week is the release for the movie Big Stone Gap, based on the book by Adriana Trigiani.  Authors often wince when comparing their written book to the film adaptation.  This is not the case  with Big Stone Gap.  Adriana wrote the screenplay and directed the movie, filmed in her hometown… Read more »

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Sep 28
Review:  Saint Mazie

Review: Saint Mazie

Written by:  Jami Attenberg Published by:  Grand Central Publishing, June 2, 2015 Length:  336 pages Source: Purchased Summary:  Meet Mazie Phillips: big-hearted and bawdy, she’s the truth-telling proprietress of The Venice, the famed New York City movie theater. It’s the Jazz Age, with romance and booze aplenty–even when Prohibition kicks… Read more »

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Sep 22
Review:  Go Set a Watchman

Review: Go Set a Watchman

Written by:  Harper Lee Published by:  Harper Collins, July 14, 2015 Length:  278 pages Source:  Purchased Summary:  Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch–“Scout”–returns home from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that were transforming the… Read more »

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Sep 21
Quick Audio Reviews

Quick Audio Reviews

In her most emotionally charged novel to date, New York Timesbestselling author Heather Gudenkauf explores the unspoken events that shape a community, the ties between parents and their children and how the fragile normalcy of our everyday life is so easily shattered. In the midst of a sudden spring snowstorm, an… Read more »

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Sep 15
Sorry For My Absence

Sorry For My Absence

Hello my friends and fellow bibliophiles!  I have been so very busy with the things of life that I’ve not taken the time to write here. First, my daughter Caitie got a job!!  She accepted the offer last week, and it’s been a whirlwind.  It’s a small engineering firm in… Read more »

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