First Book Of The Year 2019! #shereadswithfriends

Happy New Year Everyone! For the 6th year in a row,  Shiela at BookJourney has posted a collage of images of readers and their first books of the year.  Be sure to stop by BookJourney and check it out.  Thanks Sheila for hosting this fun event! I recently re-started my blog after an extended break.  I am… Continue reading First Book Of The Year 2019! #shereadswithfriends

SheReads: Books of Winter 2016 #srblog

Do you have any of these books on your 'ToRead' list?  Below are brief excerpts of descriptions (from SheReads). Stay tuned for my review(s).  Also, hop over to SheReads where these books will be featured until the end of February and where you'll also find links to additional reviews.   The Gates of Evangeline by Hester Young *A Publishers Weekly Best Book… Continue reading SheReads: Books of Winter 2016 #srblog

Book Spotlight & Giveaway: The Immortals by Tori Eversmann

The Immortals by Tori Eversmann 2 Muddy Labs (November 11, 2015) THE IMMORTALS is a story of  “emotional examination of marriage, friendship, war, and death.” Description (from amazon) Say the words Army wife, and what often comes to mind is the image of a teary-eyed woman running to hug her returning combat soldier-husband or a caricature… Continue reading Book Spotlight & Giveaway: The Immortals by Tori Eversmann

2015: September Update: #BookBlog #Images #Newsletter #PDCD

I hope you had a good month in August. Wow, this year is going by fast! There is the slightest hint of Fall in the air, here in Virginia.  I always look forward to changing seasons and especially enjoy the Fall.  How about you? My reading has slowed down over the summer.  Below are some of the… Continue reading 2015: September Update: #BookBlog #Images #Newsletter #PDCD

2015: August Update: #BestBooks #Luck #Gravatar

I hope you had a good month in July. Luck July was a lucky month for me.  I received two prizes in the mail: Mailbox Monday: July 13, 2015: The Antigone Poems by by Marie Slaight, from a contest on  Suko's Notebook. Mailbox Monday: July 20, 2015: Summer Secrets: A Novel by Jane Green, a beach/book bag and other gifts from a… Continue reading 2015: August Update: #BestBooks #Luck #Gravatar

2015: July Update: #BookBlog #SecretGarden

Wishing all Americans a Happy July 4th celebration! Have you ever wondered what your site would look like on other devices? If so, check out this helpful post from Kimberly @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer: What Does My Blog Look Like To Visitors? Is your blog mobile friendly? My Mailbox Monday: June 22, 2105 post was popular in June.… Continue reading 2015: July Update: #BookBlog #SecretGarden


This is my second attempt at book blogging.  Since there were so many aspects to book blogging, I felt overwhelmed and deleted my account.  Some sage advice I received was to pace myself.  So this time I am starting out slowly. If you are a returning visitor, I hope you will continue to follow and… Continue reading Welcome!