2014 Women Challenge self-reminder

Valentina issued the 2014 Women Challenge and I am bumped it up to Wonder Woman this year in planning to read 20 or more titles written by female authors. My count stands at only ten, so I need to put my cape and gold bracelets on and read!   Titles read so far: Vampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories by Karen Russell Black and Blue […]

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The Weight of Blood – book review

Country noir — as dubbed by one of my favorite authors, Daniel Woodrell, is on my top shelf of genres.  So I don’t mind dark brooding stories. Living in the same part of the United States as the fictional town of Henbane, we are lucky to be somewhat oblivious to the realistic base for this type […]

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Katy’s top ten favorite book quotes

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because Jen is particularly fond of lists. She loves to share lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists! Each week she posts a new Top Ten list that one of her […]

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2014 Women Challenge

In January I accepted a challenge from Valentina at Peek a Book to read at least 16 books in 2013 that were written by female authors. I am glad to report having met my goal already by reading a total of 22 books by women authors, not including nine children’s books read with my young […]

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www Wednesday (Sept. 18)

To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…  • What are you currently reading? • What did you recently finish reading? • What do you think you’ll read next? This meme is sponsored by MizB at Should be Reading. *PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT with either the link to your own WWW Wednesdays post, or share your […]

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www Wednesday (August 21)

To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions… • What are you currently reading? • What did you recently finish reading? • What do you think you’ll read next? Link back to the the original post at Should be Reading. What are you currently reading? I haven’t finished this month’s book club choice, although we’ve […]

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www Wednesday (July 24)

To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions… • What are you currently reading? • What did you recently finish reading? • What do you think you’ll read next? Link back to the the original post at Should be Reading. Now I’m listening to I just finished my review Next I’ll read

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