Author Archives: Margot

A Look At My Week

I had a fun “sit-around” week of reading and watching Netflix. I didn’t do much else. It’s been so hot. We’ve been in the upper 90s and100s. Ugh! First I read A Cold Day for Murder because I thought it … Continue reading

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Book Beginnings: Dear. Mr. Knightley

I’m joining Rose City Reader as she encourages fellow bloggers to share the beginnings of a book we are reading. I’m almost done reading Dear Mr. Knightley by Katherine Reay.   Dear Sir,      It has been a year … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #402

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 have only one new word this week. I found it in the New York Times Daily Opinion newsletter. innumeracy: … Continue reading

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A Look At My Quiet Week

Hi everyone. Thanks for stopping by. I’ve had another lovely reading week. The highlight of the week was a new book by Joshilyn Jackson. I have loved all of her novels. They are always a combination of southern charm, quirkiness … Continue reading

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Book Beginnings: Orphan X by Greg Hurwitz’

I’m joining Rose City Reader as she encourages fellow bloggers to share the beginnings of a book we are reading. I’m currently reading Orphan X, a thriller about a man surrounded by secrets and a secret past. Here’s how it begins: … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words T#401

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 new word in a blurb for Mortal Fear by Greg Iles: 1. sysops: Only “sysops” like Harper … Continue reading

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My Week In Review

I’ve had an excellent week of reading. For me it was a good old-fashioned “sumer reading” week. For me, “summer reading” began back in grade school. I always loved reading, but I felt school got in the way of my … Continue reading

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The Beginning Of A Book: The Almost Sisters

I’m joining Rose City Reader as she encourages fellow bloggers to share the beginnings of a book we are reading. I’m a fan of the novels of Joselyn Jackson and will agree to read her latest book without knowing  a … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #400

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 really like to read the online “newspaper” Politico.  I often find new words there. Here are two: 1. dissembling: … Continue reading

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