Author Archives: Margot

What Am I Reading? Save Room For Pie by Roy Blount

I’m reading a fun foodie book, Save Room For Pie by Roy Blount. I’ve heard the author on NPR shows such as Wait, Wait, but I have yet to read one of his books – until now. By the end of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Red Leaves by

A few weeks ago, a fellow book-lover and I were having a conversation about how we’ve each gotten into a “reading rut” – each of us reading only our favorite genres. We tried to describe what kind of book we’d … Continue reading

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My Week In Review

Hi! Thanks for stopping by to check on my week. We had a lovely Easter weekend – nice and calm. The highlight of Easter was watching our little guy with his first Easter Egg Hunt. He helped Mommy dye bright … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #392

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. I discovered a new phrase while reading the first paragraph of a book on the Book Club Librarian’s blog. The … Continue reading

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What Am I Reading? Mercy Falls

I’m currently reading Mercy Falls by William Kent Krueger. This is the fifth book in the Cork O’Connor series. I’m really enjoying working my way through this series. Here’s the first paragraph: 1 The Morning-Beverage Measure After picking up a … Continue reading

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My Week . . .

I had a lovely week in Portland with my eldest daughter and her family. At the end of this post I’ll share some  of the events of the week. I had a nice trip up and back on the train. … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #391

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. I found this word in an article on the Washington Post: ubiquity:  “ . . . and that means a … Continue reading

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What Am I Reading? The Bookshop On the Corner

I’m featuring The Bookshop On the Corner. I saw the book cover on a table at the library and knew I wanted to check it out. The book starts off with “A Message To Readers” and I felt an immediate connection … Continue reading

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This Week . . .

Hi everyone! Thanks for stopping by. I’ve had a big week all the way around. I took the train up to Portland for another short visit. I really enjoy Portland as its such a vibrant and beautiful place to be. … Continue reading

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