Book refuge…

Jun 11

One of the nifty things about my Nook is that I am able to download samples of most any ebook. I do this often. I have read hundreds of samples of books and ordered a lot of them. Last week I ordered a sample of “The Scent of Rain and Lightning: A Novel” by Nancy Pickard but hadn’t gotten around to reading it until last night. I read it to my...

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Secret Bookshelves…FOUND!

Jun 09

I guess I am not so good at hiding my addiction as I thought I was… I have been informed by unmentionable parties that more of my ‘stashes’ have been found… Drats! Where to...

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I think I have a problem…

Jun 08

It began very early in life. An addiction, a dirty little habit. I hide it from everyone as best as I can…stashing it under tables, in closets, in cupboards, in the freezer even. I try so hard not to let it affect anyone but it has grown out of control. Wherever you turn its obvious… this habit. I have run out of places to hide it discreetly. It is...

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Reading is a big part of my life…

Jun 03

I am unabashedly in love with books, literature, well-written characters, the written word…for me reading is more than just a hobby, it is a way of life. I wish I could extract just the tiniest portion of my love and enthusiasm for reading and inject it in all children and young adults to inoculate them from apathy and atrophy of creativity, of well-developed...

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Interview with author Karen Maitland

Oct 25

My true love is to read. I am far past a bookworm plowing past bibliophile. My home is littered with books stacked waist high from the door onward. It is a literary adventure within these walls. This past year I have been fortunate enough to read some excellent books and one of them Company of Liars: A Novel by Karen Maitland sent me head-over-heels for historical...

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