Author Archives: Margot

Wondrous Words #403

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 Dave Leonhardt’s Opinion in the NY Times there was a word that caught my attention: scrum:  “Meanwhile, for anyone … Continue reading

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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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