Category Archives: Book Challenges

My Week . . .

Hi everyone! Welcome to my weekly review. What I Read This Week: This was a high reading week for me because I treated myself to two of my favorite authors: Ivan Doig and Agatha Christie. The Last Bus To Wisdom … Continue reading

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Book Review: Memory Man by David Baldacci

I gave up on David Baldacci’s book a few years ago. I don’t remember why. My husband still reads him, however, and his discussion of Baldacci’s new series convinced me to at least read a few chapters. My husband said … Continue reading

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R.eaders I.mbibing P,peril 11 (R.I.P.) Challenge

It’s September and, among other things, that means it’s time for the R.eadees I.mbibing P.eril Challenge hosted by Carl at Stainless Steel Droppings. This is the eleventh year for this event. I have not participated every year, but I do … Continue reading

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The Berlin Kitchen: A Love Story With Recipes by Luisa Weiss

The Wednesday Chef is a food blog begun by Luisa Weiss back in 2005. She started her blog as an effort to work through all the boxes and folders of her clipped recipes. (I think most cooks can identify with … Continue reading

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A Book Tour Stop For Fading Starlight by Kathryn Cushman

Lauren is a young woman with a big dream. She’s a gifted fashion designer, but her dream is to have her own line. She suffers a career stopping blow when a dress she designed and made for a teenaged TV … Continue reading

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A Great New Food Memoir: Only In Naples

Only In Naples: Lessons In Food and Famiglia From My Italian Mother-In-Law   Are you one of those people who likes to read cookbooks like a novel? When you travel, do you like eating the food that locals eat? Then … Continue reading

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A Good Food Book: New York in a Dozen Dishes

One of the best parts about visiting new places is tasting new foods and/or visiting new restaurants. It’s been ten years since I was last in New York City and I doubt I’ll be there anytime soon, but when I … Continue reading

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Come Meet Two Female Senators

I love following politics and the workings of government. I really do. Always have. But, as many have already said, it’s tough this year. For me this is the craziest year I’ve seen in a very long time. The impression … Continue reading

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Book Review: Longhorn

Author: Jo Baker Publisher: Knopf, 2013 Format: Audiobook, Narrated by Emma Fielding Longbourn is the title of this book. If you are a Pride and Prejudice fan, you’ll recognize Longbourn as the setting for Jane Austin’s famous novel. The author, … Continue reading

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