Well, I knew this a long time before there were movies and TV shows, but it seems Marvel does a better job at engaging the general public than DC: Marvel v. DC Study Ursula K. LeGuin died last week and not only did the fantasy and science fiction world lose a giant voice, but all … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Marvel v. DC and Audience Engagement, Ursula LeGuin on the Writing Industry, Spicy Foods, and the MCU in Order
Sorry about the lack of Monday posting. A weekend away will do that to you. Well, maybe not you, you insufferably energetic bunny, but is sure does it to me. So, where was I? I was in Pennsylvania, the land of my birth. I was there for my mother's 90th birthday. (Her actual birthday was Sunday, but the … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts: My Mom is 90
Hit That by Lucy Carol My rating: 4 of 5 stars (Disclaimer: I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.) Madison Cruz is an aspiring actress in Seattle. She also has an FBI agent mother, an ex-KGB grandmother, and a boyfriend with a possibly criminal past. And now, she's knee … Continue reading Friday Review: Hit That (Madison Cruz Mysteries #4) by Lucy Carol
I interviewed Lucy about her series and her newly released fourth title on Monday. For those who might want to join the crazy world of mystery, romance, spies, madcap romps, and zany situations that make up Madison's life, here are links to all the books in the series, as well as to my reviews of … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Madison Cruz Mysteries by Lucy Carol
Today, I am interviewing Lucy Carol, author of the Madison Cruz Mystery series. The latest in the series, Hit That, is available now in both print and ebook formats. I will add a link for purchasing the book at the end of the interview. About the series: Madison Cruz is an aspiring actress, living in Seattle. Her … Continue reading Monday Meeting: Interview with Lucy Carol
Like most of the area, we had a doozy of a winter storm here yesteday. Snowed pretty much all day, with lots of wind and drifting. The official snow total here is 13.5", but I think we got a bit more up here on the hill. The dog was rather unhappy about the whole affair. … Continue reading Monday Musings: We Got Snow!
I do the Goodreads reading challenge every year. You set your own goal of how many books you will read every year, and at the end, Goodreads pulls together a whole bunch of interesting stats about your collection. In 2017, I set a goal of 27 books. I also decided, after looking at my books … Continue reading Friday Review: My Year’s Reading in Review
More adaptation than true evolution, this is still interesting. City mice have changed their digestive systems to better survive: Mice In NY So, if you don't get new clothes for Christmas and leave some as an offering, the Yule Cat will come and eat you. Iceland has some weird Christmas folklore: Yule Cat While we're … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: NYC Mice Genetically Adapting To City Life, Iceland’s Yule Cat, and Mythical Beasts
We welcomed the New Year of 2018 in at midnight. I know a lot of people are saying how glad they are the 2017 is now past, and, to some extent, I can sympathize. But, really, every year has its ups and downs, doesn't it? Some do seem to be more down than up, but … Continue reading Monday Musings: Happy 2018!