Mary Alice Monroe …

Our highlight of the week was dinner and a show, uh, a signing, yes, that's it, a signing in Plano. You know the center of the universe (only if ...

Plum buzz can last…

Last week I read (in one sitting) Evanovich's 11th Stephanie Plum adventure and while I whined about her bumbling, I secretly enjoyed every word ...

What I’m reading…

What am I reading this week? Well let's see...In paper I finished Lord of Sin by Madeline Hunter (though I may have finished that last week. I ...

Plum & Grey are definitely not boring

Plucky kick-ass heroines both, Stephanie Plum and Aisling Grey. I have just one problem with them. They kind of fumble around, get involved in ...

and on a book note — URBAN SHAMAN

I apparently hit a few nerves on my URBAN SHAMAN report. Other readers report that they really liked it. I'm still trying to figure out where it ...

And piglet moves on…

A sad note to those of us who either grew up on Winnie the Pooh, or grew to appreciate it with our children. John Fiedler, 80, Stage Actor and ...

Ever wonder what it takes to make your author looks so glamorous on the cover?

I stumbled across Sigrid Estrada Photography when I should have been working this weekend and was reminded of all the great back cover photos ...

Naughty Girls in town…

Sorry about the delay, but I wanted to get the books finished before I posted and I've had a hellacious (good ole southern term I've picked up) ...

Finally an Answer to my copyright page question

This may be of no interest to anyone but myself, but I'm going to share it anyway. We've talked many times as a group about ISBN numbers, ...

Do you need a Brawny Man?

I really think I'm insulted by this -- or at least it has definitely put me off buying Brawny towels. Have you SEEN the "innocent escapes" from ...

What I’m Reading

Let's see, what have I read this past week? I had a really busy week so didn't get as much reading in as I usually do.In audio, I'm still ...

Bookaholics habits

Today I'm sorta babysitting my husband, the pain shot/ mini surgery didn't go so well yesterday so we're taking turns watching for any loss of ...

Thank you Sara and Family

Had a great time at the cookout Wednesday evening. As always the food was plentiful and delicious, and the discussion lively. Thank you for ...

What are you reading?

Time for that wonderful weekly update! LOLIn paper, I finished Vickie Taylor's Carved in Stone this weekend and it was quite good. I like that ...

Literary Book Club reading — COURTESAN

You know when you read a book and it doesn't make you feel good, it just feels like a chore? Or you're educating yourself or something "worthy" ...

Reading Update

Being on summer break from school has helped my reading a lot! During the school year the house suffers because of the hectic schedule, and now ...

Rush Read

I had to finish up LIE BY MIDNIGHT so I could return it today which rearranged my reading schedule somewhat. Although, to be honest I didn't ...

Vacation Reads

I’m back from vacation and boy did I get some good reading in! What a week of no cell phones, no computers and no television can do to catch ...

A big weekend in Dallas for signings -- tonight we have the Naughty Girls of Downtown Press. They'll be signing at the Waldenbooks in Lewisville ...

Dead End Jobs makes for a mystery…

After my batch of exceedingly bad books over the weekend, I decided to cleanse the reading palate so to speak and take a wander into the death ...

Bitten, Stolen & Lost Sleep

I apologize in advance for any mistakes ths post will have. I haven't slept the past 2 nites. Two good friends, who shall remain blamed not ...

Monday Blahs!

It's Monday, and after a fabulous Sunday with the tea group at brunch, the signing, and the chilling out afterwards I'm suffering let down. As ...

Enchanted in Dallas

Our tea group did the chick-lit thing yesterday -- aren't we just on the cusp? And what is that you may inquire or not, well, let me tell you. ...

My weekly update on reading

Well not hardly anything has changed from last week for me. I finished Loki's Sin by Saje Williams and it was a wonderful book, with lots of ...

Why I like longish road trips…

Because if I'm not driving and the road isn't too rough, I can READ!!!! Yup, we did a family road trip to Canton, to the huge flea markets there ...

Hectic Week?!?!?

I have sent my family off this morning so this afternoon (now that I am done with work) I am settling down to a much deserved bubble bath and I ...

Cool down in Texas heat with…

Ever thought about reading a "winter" mystery during the hot, hot blaze of a Texas summer? Well, I didn't until M. brought a new book to my ...

HUMAN EVENTS ONLINE :: Ten Most Harmful Books of the 19th and 20th Centuries

This says it all. Comments? HUMAN EVENTS ONLINE :: Ten Most Harmful Books of the 19th and 20th CenturiesVisit FreshFiction.com to learn more ...

Trying yet again!

Today I've decided I'm going to master posting images and links. Let's see if I succeed or not. If I succeed I'll graciously accept all ...