Author Archives: Margot

Wondrous Words #406

Every week I join Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog to post about new words we’ve discovered. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday. ___________________________________________________ I was reading an article about how literary critics have analyzed the words used by Jane Austen to see why she … Continue reading

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My Week In Review

Thanks for stopping by. I’m having a very happy summer and I hope you are too. First, I want to tell you about my favorite book of the week. It didn’t start out that way. In fact, I thought it … Continue reading

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Book Beginning: News Of The World

I’m joining Rose City Reader as she encourages fellow bloggers to share the beginnings of a book we are reading. I’m reading a historical fiction book about a man who drives among the small towns of northern Texas. He reads … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words # 405

Every week I join Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog to post about new words we’ve discovered. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday. ___________________________________________________ I found one new-to-me word this week. I actually heard it on a TV news show: pernicious:  “This is so pernicious.” … Continue reading

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A Look At My Week

I’ve had an “easy” reading week. Nothing major to think about with these books. They’re just enjoyable stories. I read two books by the same author, Nora Roberts. They’re the kind of stories I love:  big families, some romance, and … Continue reading

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Book Beginnings: Come Sundown by Nora Roberts

I’m joining Rose City Reader as she encourages fellow bloggers to share the beginnings of a book we are reading. I’m an old Nora Roberts fan. Summertime and a Nora Roberts romance just go together. Here’s the beginning of her … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #404

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. In the New York Times Opinion newsletter I found this interesting word that I couldn’t quite understand: back-channeling: “There’s lots … Continue reading

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My Week In Review

Hi everyone. Thanks for stopping by to check on my week. I’ve had a fun week. My reading has been highlighted this week by Stories — with a capital S. Every thing I read contained Did you know that there … Continue reading

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Book Beginnings: The Woman In Cabin 10

I’m joining Rose City Reader as she encourages fellow bloggers to share the beginnings of a book we are reading. I found The Woman In Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware on the New-Arrivals shelf at the library. I was hooked … Continue reading

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