August 2011 archive

TLC Book Tour: Guest Post by Jenny Wingfield (…and a giveaway!)

  The Homecoming of Samuel Lake by Jenny Wingfield 336 pages ISBN 978-0-385-34408-1 Random House (July 12, 2011) I am thrilled to have author Jenny Wingfield here today for a guest post…and also to be able to offer one lucky reader a copy of Wingfield’s novel: The Homecoming of Samuel Lake. ABOUT THE BOOK: Read …

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P2 Modern Quilt-A-Long Quilt

Remember this post? Well, that quilt is now completed! Many thanks to Charlie and Ryan who hosted the quilt-a-long at Patchwork Squared (their joint blog). I learned some new techniques and enjoyed seeing what the other participants choose for fabrics…also some of the original blocks they developed for the center block. This quilt is made …

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Mailbox Monday – August 8, 2011 – AND a 2 Book Giveaway

Welcome to this week’s edition of Mailbox Monday. This month Mailbox Monday is being hosted by Staci at Life in the Thumb. Make sure to visit Staci’s blog today and add your link … you’ll also find links to other readers’ mailboxes there. To see the schedule of this meme’s host, please visit the dedicated …

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Sunday Salon – August 7, 2011

August 7, 2011 Good morning, and welcome to this week’s edition of Sunday Salon. Grab a cup of coffee, put your feet up and let’s talk books! This past week I finished reading and posted my review of The Long Song by Andrea Levy – a book I loved for its sharply drawn characters and …

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The Long Song – Book Review

Kitty turned to face her master. ‘Come along, Caroline. Hurry. We need to get out of the sun.’ ‘Can I take her?’ she asked. Kitty tried to seize air enough to breathe. ‘Yes, if she’ll amuse you. She would be taken soon enough anyway. It will encourage her to have another. They are dreadful mothers, …

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Mailbox Monday – August 1, 2011

Welcome to this week’s edition of Mailbox Monday. This month Mailbox Monday is being hosted by Staci at Life in the Thumb. Make sure to visit Staci’s blog today and add your link … you’ll also find links to other readers’ mailboxes there. To see the schedule of this meme’s host, please visit the dedicated …

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