MIA in 2010

2010 turned out to be a very tough reading and blogging year for me.  I don’t know if it was the out of sorts feeling I had while Hubby was deployed for five months or what but I totally sucked at keeping up with things.  At times it seemed as if I had become a slower reader and was easily distracted… Continue reading MIA in 2010

Book Review ~ Glee The Beginning by

Summary ~ Calling all Gleeks! Get more of your favorite characters in this official Glee prequel! All great performances deserve a warm-up! Enroll early at McKinley High–before New Directions was even a glimmer in Mr. Schuester’s eye. When did Rachel first decide Finn was more than just a jock? When did Puck and Quinn start… Continue reading Book Review ~ Glee The Beginning by

TLC Book Tours Event ~ Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Summary from TLC Book Tours ~  Here is the story that started it all, introducing two remarkable characters, Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser, in a spellbinding novel of passion and history that combines exhilarating adventure with a love story for the ages…. The year is 1945. Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is back from… Continue reading TLC Book Tours Event ~ Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Book Review ~ The Weight of Silence by Heather Gudenkauf

Summary ~ It happens quietly one August morning. As dawn’s shimmering light drenches the humid Iowa air, two families awaken to find their little girls have gone missing in the night. Seven-year-old Calli Clark is sweet, gentle, a dreamer who suffers from selective mutism brought on by tragedy that pulled her deep into silence as… Continue reading Book Review ~ The Weight of Silence by Heather Gudenkauf

Book Review ~ How To Be An American Housewife by Margaret Dilloway

Summary ~ How to Be an American Housewife is a novel about mothers and daughters, and the pull of tradition. It tells the story of Shoko, a Japanese woman who married an American GI, and her grown daughter, Sue, a divorced mother whose life as an American housewife hasn’t been what she’d expected. When illness prevents… Continue reading Book Review ~ How To Be An American Housewife by Margaret Dilloway

Book Review ~ Uncharted TerriTORI by Tori Spelling

Summary ~ Welcome to Los Angeles, birthplace and residence of Tori Spelling. It’s not every Hollywood starlet whose name greets you on a Virgin Airways flight into la-la land. But Tori Spelling has come to accept that her life is a spectacle. Her name is her brand, and business is booming. Too bad when your… Continue reading Book Review ~ Uncharted TerriTORI by Tori Spelling

Book Review ~ Born On The Fourth Of July by Ron Kovic

Summary from Wikipedia ~  is the best-selling autobiography of Ron Kovic, a paralyzed Vietnam War veteran who became an anti-war activist. Kovic was born on July 4, 1946, and his book’s ironic title echoed a famous line from George M. Cohan’s patriotic 1904 song, “The Yankee Doodle Boy” (also known as “Yankee Doodle Dandy”). The book was adapted… Continue reading Book Review ~ Born On The Fourth Of July by Ron Kovic