Author Archives: Margot

First Paragraph: Song of the Lion by Anne Hillerman

I’m so glad that Anne Hillerman is continuing the series her late father, Tony Hillerman, started. Its so enjoyable to keep up with the adventures of Jim Chee and his wife, Bernie Manuelito and even Joe Leaphorn. Here’s how the … Continue reading

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My Week . . .

Hi everyone. Thanks for stopping by to check on my week. I’ve had a fun and busy reading week. First, I posted earlier this week my thoughts on American Gods by Neil Gaiman. That was an amazing book and now … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #395

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 was reading author Louise Penny’s monthly newsletter when I came across a new word. She was quoting part of … Continue reading

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First Paragraph: A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles

I’m reading A Gentleman In Moscow for an upcoming book club meeting. I’m just barely into it so I don’t have an opinion yet. Here’s how the story begins:   1922 An Ambassador At half past six on the twenty-first … Continue reading

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Book Tour: American Gods by Neil Gaiman

When I first read Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book, I was stunned by how much I liked it. I was just plain blown away. How could that be? I’ve never been one for ghost stories or vampires or anything smacking … Continue reading

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My Week . . .

Hi everyone. Thanks for stopping by to check on me. I’ve had a good week all around. I’m back to full use of my computer, thanks to my son, the tech-wizard. I’m also back to full use of all my … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #394

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. Only one word again this week. I heard this word on a CNN interview between Anderson Cooper and Congressman Adam Schiff: … Continue reading

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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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