Author Archives: Margot

First Paragraph: American Gods by Neil Gaiman

I’m participagting in a book tour for the tenth anniversary of American Gods. I missed reading the book when it was first published so I am glad for this chance to read it now. It’s also been make into a … Continue reading

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Weekly Review

I’ve been reading/listening to Save Room For Pie by Roy Blount, Jr. for a couple of weeks now. It’s the kind of book that, for me, is best read in short pieces because what he has just said makes me … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #393

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 only found one new word again this week. I found it on Politico in an article about Planned Parenthood and … Continue reading

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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 Paulina Simons

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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