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*The Brightest Moon of the Century* shines on the first day of spring!

Happy Spring, everyone!  We’re down to one small snowbank at the end of the driveway, and I can see fresh green shoots from perennials pushing their way through the (very muddy!) ground … I think that “out like a lamb” will apply and we’ll have a gorgeous spring after our tough winter!

Seems like a good [...]

Book Review: *The Brightest Moon of the Century* by Christopher Meeks

The Brightest Moon of the Century by Christopher Meeks
Paperback: 324 pages
Publisher: White Whisker Books (March 7, 2009)
ISBN-13: 978-0615249148

Back of the book blurb:  Edward needs a place in the universe, but he wants an understanding of women.  He stumbles into romance in high school, careens through dorm life in college, whirls into a tornado of love problems [...]

Teaser Tuesday: blending in with the crowd

 

TEASER TUESDAYSis hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading and asks you to:

Grab your current read.
Let the book fall open to a random page.
Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.  You also need to share the title of the book that you’re getting your “teaser” from [...]

Teaser Tuesdays: lost in the mail? or is it something else?

TEASER TUESDAYS is hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading and asks you to:

Grab your current read.
Let the book fall open to a random page.
Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.  You also need to share the title of the book that you’re getting your “teaser” [...]

The Week Ahead: November 10 – 16, 2008

It’s actually a fairly quiet week, bookish and otherwise, on my calendar this week.  That’s a relief, because I can already feel the frenzy of the holiday season around the corner, and it will be nice to relax a bit and catch up on “things” around here!  Of course, now that I’ve said that, my [...]

The Week Ahead: November 3 – 9, 2008

Raise your hand if you’re swearing off the rest of the Halloween candy starting this morning!  I’m sending bags of it into the office with my husband (OK, there’s a small stash I’m stowing in our storage freezer … don’t tell the kids!).  My healthy attitude will get a boost this morning because I’ll be [...]

LT Author Challenge … my list (so far) and a graphic!

Many thanks to Lenore at Presenting Lenore and her husband, Daniel!  Daniel is a published illustrator who agreed to create a graphic for her (and me! and all of us!) for the LT Author Challenge.  Is that Emmy reading a book written by a LibraryThing Author?!

Here’s the list of books I hope to read and review [...]

Book Review: Months and Seasons by Christopher Meeks

 

Months and Seasons by Christopher Meeks
Publisher: White Whisker Books (April 7, 2008 )
Paperback: 172 pages
ISBN-10: 0615188702
ISBN-13: 978-0615188706

I connected with Christopher Meeks when he responded to a post I wrote about the difficulty my book group has had discussing short stories; he wrote an excellent guest post which offered several suggestions on how to approach a [...]

The Week Ahead: August 18 – 24, 2008

There’s still time to join us in planning “the week ahead”, and to enter to win a Page-A-Day Book Lover’s Calendar.  Find the details here:

A snapshot of what may, or may not, happen in my life this week:

Monday – We were away this weekend, so much of my day will be spent recovering from that [...]

Friday Finds: July 25, 2008

 

MizB at Should Be Reading asks what books have come into our lives this week.  Here’s my list:

 

 

 

The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home by George Howe Colt.  I’ve already read this book (twice even!), obviously I really like it!  My neighborhood book group chose it for our September [...]