Monthly Archive: August 2008

TSS: Bookkeeping ~ August 2008

Today was a good reading day.  I spent all of Saturday with housekeeping and doing my hair, and today I got the chance to just relax. I’m hosting a giveway that ends on September 1st, 11:59pm EST.  If you’s like…
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Book Bulletin ~ Matrimony, Joshua Henkin

I am about eighty pages into Matrimony by Joshua Henkin and I’m not yet sure how I feel about it.  Right now it’s a little loose and it’s just going along; from what I know so far I don’t have…
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Penelopiad, Margaret Atwood – Book Review


The Penelopiad, Margaret Atwood Fiction, 196 pages, Hardcover Publisher: Canongate Publication Date: 2005 I picked up this book while browsing at the library during lunchtime (that is quickly becoming my latest addiction).  I already have copies of Oryx and Crake,…
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Booking Through Thursday

If you’re anything like me, one of your favorite reasons to read is for the story. Not for the character development and interaction. Not because of the descriptive, emotive powers of the writer. Not because of deep, literary meaning hidden…
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Teaser Tuesday ~ August 26


Teaser Tuesdays asks you to: Please avoid spoilers! 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…
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Lost, by Cathy Ostlere – Book Review


Lost, by Cathy Ostlere Memoir, 240 pages, Paperback Publisher: Key Porter Books Publication Date: March 1, 2009 (US) Lost begins on September 30, 1995 with a family gathered around the kitchen table, waiting for Cathy Ostlere’s brother David to call.…
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Sunday Salon ~ ARC Giveaway

I read and enjoyed Michael Greenberg’s Hurry Down Sunshine, due out September 9, 2008,and now I am giving away my ARC copy so that you can enjoy it too! From the Back Cover HURRY DOWN SUNSHINE TELLS THE STORY OF…
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Diets for Healthy Healing, Linda Page – Book Review


Diets for Healthy Healing by Linda Page Non-Fiction, 256 pages ~ Trade Paperback Publisher: Healthy Healing, Inc. Publication Date: October 2005 “Food is a potent healer. Your diet can literally transform your body.” I am a big believer in using…
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Random Musings & Lost by Cathy Ostlere


I’m in my bedroom, book by my side, and enjoying a glass of Chianti that I got last month in Rome. In the distance, in the kitchen, I hear a bag rustling and I know that one of my cats…
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Sunday Salon ~ Man Gone Down

Man Gone Down, by Michael Thomas Fiction, 428 pages ~ Trade Paperback Publisher: Black Cat Publication Date: 2007 It seems that I am not destined to be one of the people who loved this book. The New York Times Book…
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