First, I want to thank everyone who joined me in planning The Week Ahead during August and September. I’ve enjoyed keeping up with you all, including:
Ti at Book Chatter and Other Stuff
Bree at The Things We Read
Shannon at Confuzzled Books
Stephanie at And Life Goes On …
I gave everyone one entry for each The Week Ahead [...]
It’s time for me to sit down and plan what’s happening for me this week – bookish and otherwise. There’s a whole lot of “otherwise” this week – the two older kids start swim team so we have 4 hours in the pool plus packing (“where are my goggles!”), drive time and me in the [...]
As usual, I used random.org to select one winner from the 35 comments that were left on the post.
Here are your random numbers:
Timestamp: 2008-09-16 11:24:51 UTC
Shonda is the lucky winner of the paperback of Matrimony, personally inscribed by the author, book-group-friendly Joshua Henkin. Joshua, thanks for your generosity! Shonda, please send me your [...]
I’m posting my Week Ahead a day earlier than usual this week – it’s going to be a busy week! There’s a lot happening here and on other book blogs in conjunction with Book Blogger Appreciation Week … check out this partial listing of what’s going on in my little corner of the world:
Monday 9/15 – I’m [...]
Next week is Book Blogger Appreciation Week … there are guests posts, giveaways, interviews, awards galore, etc.!
What’s in it for the person who reads book blogs (doesn’t have one of his/her own) … PLENTY! Where would book bloggers be without the loyal readers who contribute so much to our blogs with feedback, comments, questions?!? This [...]
I’m so pleased that Joshua Henkin has offered to co-host a giveaway of his novel Matrimony! I reviewed this mid-August, just before the release of the paperback. One of the things I really like about Matrimony is that Henkin shows the significance of the “everyday” parts of a marriage, as well as the “extraordinary.”
Has your [...]
Matrimony by Joshua Henkin
Publisher: Vintage (August 26, 2008 )
Paperback: 304 pages
Matrimony is the second novel by author Joshua Henkin, who has also published Swimming Across the Hudson (1997) and several short stories. I found Matrimony such a pleasant and “cozy” read that I’m planning to look up his other work.
Let’s start with the [...]