We are heading into another week of multiple days of rain. We had a drought for weeks and weeks, and now, we are having our monsoon period. Okay, maybe not quite monsoons, but it's been raining almost daily for over a week. The lawns, flowers, and other plants love it, and we truly did need … Continue reading Well, We Said We Wanted Rain….
My rating: 4 of 5 starsThis is the third in the Custard Protocol series by Gail Carriger. The series follows the crew of the dirigible The Spotted Custard as they travel the globe, investigating, uncovering, and aiding supernatural events and beings. Oh, and there are hats, proper gowns, and tea time, of course. In this … Continue reading Friday Review: Competence (Custard Protocol #3) by Gail Carriger
Summer Sale!! During the month of July, all my books and stories will be on sale at Smashwords. Three, including the first two stories in my urban fantasy series, The Yo-Yo Files, are free. My short fantasy collection is half off, as is my latest sci-fi novel, Two's Company. My first novel, Circle Unbroken, is at even more of a discount. Ebooks are … Continue reading Friday Review: Good Omens (Book) by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
Oh, don't worry. I have read it before. Many, many years ago. When I was thinking about my reading list for this year, I decided I was going to start revisiting some old friends. Reconnect, if you will. See how they are doing after time has passed. This classic was my first stop. I'm not … Continue reading Friday Review: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir by Jenny Lawson My rating: 3 of 5 stars Jenny Lawson is probably best known as The Blogess. This book is the first of her memoirs and it is, like many memoirs, essentially her life story. But Lawson has not had anything near a normal life. … Continue reading Friday Review: Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson
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
Medical science is using micromotors to treat diseases that used to be difficult to deal with. They have already been successful with bacterial infections in mice: Micromotors Hurricane Harvey has truly devastated the Houston area. Here are some photos that show how bad the flooding has been: Houston Underwater And for those who wish to … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Micromotors Used in Medical Research, Hurricane Harvey’s Aftermath and How to Help, and Cat Shaming
The origin of the modern humans may be older that we thought: Oldest Human Fossils Discovered The routine isn't perfect, and falls away from the music at times, but it's pretty good nevertheless, and worth watching just to hear Disturbed's haunting version of "The Sound of Silence" again: French Skater's Free Skate Adam West, who … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Oldest Human Fossils, Skating to Disturbed, Batman Dies, and KFC in Space?