SUMMARY ~ “Yesterday can’t last forever… A decade has passed since the city of Pittsburgh was reduced to ash. While the rest of the world has moved on, losing itself in the noise of a media-glutted future, survivor John Dominic Blaxton remains obsessed with the past. Grieving for his wife and unborn child who perished in… Continue reading Book Review ~ Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Thomas Sweterlistch
It’s been a while since I read a book from cover to cover. I was familiar with The Dinner by Herman Koch by Herman Koch. I had read reviews and heard chatter about it here and there, so when I received an email from the lovely Kayleigh over at Random House asking me to consider… Continue reading Book Review ~ The Dinner by Herman Koch
… CAROLEE888 & LESLIE!!! *Using Random.org’s True Random Number Generator, these winners were selected by using the number order in which your comments were left. Congratulations to carolee888 and Leslie! I’ll be contacting you via e-mail for your mailing addresses and then getting your copies of DRIFT out to you. Thank you EVERYONE for… Continue reading And the winners of the DRIFT gievaway are…
I am not very well versed in politics, government or military history, but I do enjoy listening to NPR, watching national news broadcasts every evening and the occasional talking head shows, including The Rachel Maddow Show. I had downloaded the audiobook version of her book DRIFT: The Unmooring of American Military Power last fall but… Continue reading Review & Giveaway of DRIFT: The Unmooring of American Military Power by Rachel Maddow
I’m 42% into reading The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson and I’m faced with a decision I need to make, and soon. Do I keep reading, although I don’t feel attached to the story, some of the characters and I feel like I’ve plateaued out, or do I keep going and maybe take another two weeks… Continue reading To finish… or not to finish? That is the question.
Before I Go To Sleep, or as Hubby said, “50 First Dates meets Memento” was a thrilling and gripping book. (Thank to Lisa from Books On The Brain and TLC Book Tours for “telling” me to read it NOW.) It’s also the first book I have finished since last spring. It was just what I needed!… Continue reading Before I Go To Sleep by S. J. Watson
It’s Wednesday, so I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts, Books On The Nightstand, this morning while getting ready for the day. The topic in segment two that got the wheels turning in my mind was about whether you should “resist the lure of the new?” New books that is. Yes!! They are… Continue reading New vs. Old