August 2008 archive

Mailbox Monday – August 4, 2008

It’s Tuesday, and I’m late for Mailbox Monday because I worked 13 hours yesterday and fell into bed last night, asleep before I hit the pillow. So, I’m posting a day late – what arrived in your mailbox this week? Here is what I got: The Triumph of Deborah by Eva Etzioni-Halevy Thank you to …

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Sunday Salon – August 3, 2008

August 3, 2008 10:15 AM I slept later than usual this morning, then took my coffee back to bed to read for a while. Ah, glorious! Since the last Salon posting, I finished The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff (read my review), The Guernsey Literary  and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and …

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July Book Blowout

July 1 – 31, 2008 Well this one was a no-brainer…Mrs. S. is hosting the July Book Blowout which challenges readers to read vast quantities of books in the month of July. We are supposed to push ourselves, so I am shooting to read nine books (one more book than my typical eight average). Just …

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Leftovers – Book Review

See, guys freak out. They hit critical mass and blast nuclear, white-hot anger out over the world like walking flame throwers. But girls freak in. They absorb the pain and bitterness and keep right on sponging it up until they drown. Maybe that’s why nobody’s real worried about girls going off and wreaking havoc. It’s …

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Friday Finds – August 1, 2008

August 1, 2008 As usual, my blog reading has introduced me to several reading finds – books I’d not have known about were it not for the wonderful readers who share their thoughts each week. My finds for this week are: House and Home, by Kathleen McCleary as featured on a brand new blog: TLC …

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