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Monthly archives for May, 2013

2013 Armchair BEA: Young Adult Fictio...

2013 Armchair BEA: Young Adult Fiction and Another Giveaway

June 1, 2013 Good morning and welcome to The Armchair BEA. Today’s topic is all about Young Adult Fiction…and I am so excited to talk with you about my friend, Beth Kephart, who is not only an amazing author of Young Adult Fiction, but has also written non fiction books, and will be releasing a […]

2013 Armchair BEA: Non Fiction

2013 Armchair BEA: Non Fiction

May 31, 2013 – Non Fiction Today’s topic for The Armchair BEA is Ethics and/or non fiction. I’ve decided to focus my post on non fiction. My usual “go to” book is fiction…I read very little non fiction (something I vow every year to change, but do not!). There are so many sub-categories in non […]

2013 Armchair BEA – Literary Fi...

2013 Armchair BEA – Literary Fiction and 3 Book Giveaway

May 30, 2013 Today is an exciting day for the Armchair BEA. There are giveaways of fantastic books all over blogland today – check out this post to get the links. I’m also pretty stoked to talk about Literary Fiction today – I have three great titles up for grabs (go to the bottom of […]

Tuesday’s Gone – Book Rev...

Tuesday’s Gone – Book Review

She pressed her head harder against the door, feeling her brain working, her thoughts hissing. She couldn’t stop herself: the past was seeping into the present and there were things she needed to know. She wondered why she was doing this. Why was she going back? – from Tuesday’s Gone, page 62 – Frieda Klein […]

2013 Armchair BEA: Genre Fiction and ...

2013 Armchair BEA: Genre Fiction and a Giveaway

May 29, 2013 Tomorrow is the big giveaway day for The Armchair BEA, but I’m posting a giveaway early today on this post because it fits in with the theme of genre fiction – please check it out at the bottom of this post!!! Today’s topic for The 2013 Armchair BEA is genre fiction. What […]

2013 Armchair BEA – Introductio...

2013 Armchair BEA – Introductions and Classics

Welcome to Day #1 of the Armchair BEA! Today marks the beginning of an exciting week here on the Internet and in New York City where the BEA is in full swing. For those of us who are not able to be in New York this week, we are very thankful to the good people […]

Mailbox Monday – May 27, 2013

Mailbox Monday – May 27, 2013

Welcome to this week’s Mailbox Monday and which is hosted by Abi at For the Love of Books this month. Visit the dedicated blog for the meme to see the complete tour schedule in the right sidebar. This week I received an amazing array of fabulous books: The fantastic people from Penguin sent me a […]

Beyond the Shadow of War: The Living ...

Beyond the Shadow of War: The Living Memorial Sculpture Garden

This is a piece I wrote which was first published on The Piker Press in 2005. I thought it would be nice to share it with my blog readers on this Memorial Day weekend. All photos in this post are clickable to enjoy a larger view.  ********************************************** Situated in the high desert of Northern California, […]

Sunday Salon – May 26, 2013

Sunday Salon – May 26, 2013

May 26, 2013 Good morning and welcome to this week’s edition of The Sunday Salon. Visit the Facebook Page for links to other bloggers’ posts. I hope my US readers are enjoying their Memorial Day weekend. We’ve had beautiful weather here – sunshine and in the 70’s, although today is a little cloudy. Normally, I […]

The Other Typist – Book Review

The Other Typist – Book Review

It all went on harmoniously, that is, until they hired the other typist. – from The Other Typist – It is Prohibition and Rose Baker is working as a typist in the New York City Police Department. Each day she carefully records confessions, then returns to her gloomy boarding house where she shares a room […]

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