February 2013 archive

The Map of Time – Book Review

Was there an end to time, or did it carry on forever? If it did end, then it had to happen at the exact moment when man became extinct and no other species was left on the planet, for what was time if there was no one to measure it, if there was nothing to …

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Winner: Call the Midwife 2 Book Giveaway

I am late posting this – please forgive me! Thanks to all who entered to win…I am delighted to announce the winner of this two book give away for Call the Midwife: Shadows of the Workhouse by Jennifer Worth (Ecco, January 2013) and the television companion The Life and Times of Call the Midlife. I …

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Mailbox Monday – February 11, 2013

Welcome to this week’s Mailbox Monday and which is hosted by Audra at Unabridged Chick this month. Visit the dedicated blog for the  meme to see the complete tour schedule in the right sidebar. I got some really wonderful books this week and here they are: Meike from Peirene Press sent me Title No. 10: …

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A Little Care Package – Stitched & Filled With Love

My sister is facing another surgery soon…and so I decided it was time to put together a care package to remind her how much she is loved and to lift her spirits a bit. I decided to make a wide mouthed little bag out of some yummy linen and Japanese imported fabrics and fill it …

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Reverse Applique Heart Pillow

*Click on any photo in this post to enjoy a larger view Happy Valentine’s Day a little bit early! I joined the Pretty in Patchwork: Holidays Sew Along at Threadbias at the beginning of the year and this is our project for February. I had never done reverse applique (or any kind of applique, actually), …

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Sunday Salon – February 3, 2013

February 3, 2013 Good morning and welcome to this week’s edition of The Sunday Salon. Visit the Facebook Page for links to other bloggers’ posts. Before I talk about my reading for the week, let me get a little business out of the way first. There is a terrific giveaway going on right now over …

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Frozen – Book Review

He was a ghost, a phantom, an evil presence in a beautiful place. As ephemeral as a delicate spider’s web dusted with dew in the morning. Touch it and the whole thing disappeared. – from Frozen, page 53 – Detective Ellie MacIntosh believes a serial killer is stalking the woods of a small Northern Wisconsin …

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White Dog Fell From the Sky – Book Review

He thought, if they were like his great grandfather, there would be laughter falling from the sky. These days, people live in the world as though they are precious vessels, separate, each holding something that must be guarded. But his grandfather taught him something different. We are doorways, openings into something greater than ourselves, something …

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Map of the Sky GIVE AWAY at Chunkster blog

In March, the Chunky Book Club will be reading The Map of Time by Felix J. Palma…and I am super excited to announce that the publisher has offered us FIVE, SIGNED copies of the next book in the series: The Map of the Sky. We are offering two of those books RIGHT NOW to two …

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