Monday Musings: And Another Week Bites the Dust

Boy, they seem to be rolling by fast, don't they? Of course, we were out of town for seven days, four of them on the road, so things are a bit disrupted in my brain right now. We also had the BaldMan needing to have a detached retina reattached and of course, he can't drive … Continue reading Monday Musings: And Another Week Bites the Dust

Monday Musings: Are Big Publishing Companies Anti-Library?

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 Monday Musings: Are Big Publishing Companies Anti-Library?

Friday Review:What I Did on My Winter Vacation

Really, not much. We hosted a partial family holiday dinner. Some of the out of town regulars couldn't make it this year, so it was a smaller gathering than usual. Still a good one, with good people and good food. I started planning the aquarium I am going to be setting up fairly soon. I … Continue reading Friday Review:What I Did on My Winter Vacation

Friday Review: The Pilgrimage by Paulo Coehlo

The Pilgrimage by Paulo Coelho My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is Brazilian author Paulo Coehlo's first novel, and the precursor in many ways to his more famous work, The Alchemist. In The Pilgrimage, Coehlo narrates the journey he undertakes to travel the road to Santiago de Compostela. He must make the pilgrimage as … Continue reading Friday Review: The Pilgrimage by Paulo Coehlo

Friday Review: The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare by G. K. Chesterton

The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare by G.K. Chesterton My rating: 2 of 5 stars In this rather odd book, Gabriel Syme is recruited into a secret branch of Scotland Yard whose mission is to track down and eliminate the threat posed by a group of anarchists who, as anarchists will, want to destroy … Continue reading Friday Review: The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare by G. K. Chesterton

Wednesday Wanderings: Spicy Peppers, Novels in Math Class, Earliest Known Fossil Finger, and Vacation in Outer Space

Love spicy hot peppers? Afraid they could cause health risks? Here are some answers (Don't worry- you can still eat your faves!): Chile Peppers Would math class have been easier for you if you could read novels as a way of learning? These teachers think so: Novels in Math Class Discovery of a fossilized human … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Spicy Peppers, Novels in Math Class, Earliest Known Fossil Finger, and Vacation in Outer Space

Wednesday Wanderings: Ice is Not Ice Especially at the Olympics, Too Many Books is Not Too Many, Birth of a Supernova, and Neanderthal Art

Did you think that preparing ice for the different events at the Olympics just means getting out the zambonis? Think again: Ice Meisters Are you convinced you have too many books? It seems you don't. I know I will never worry about adding books to my shelves again: Too Many Books is a Good Thing … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Ice is Not Ice Especially at the Olympics, Too Many Books is Not Too Many, Birth of a Supernova, and Neanderthal Art

Wednesday Wanderings: Madison Cruz Mysteries 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

Friday Review: My Year’s Reading in Review

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