TBR Review: Letters to Nowhere by Julie Cross

TBR Review: Letters to Nowhere by Julie Cross

This is my TBR review for the month of April hosted by Wendy @ The Misadventures of Super Librarian. The review for this challenge is posted on the third Wednesday each month. Letters to Nowhere by Julie Cross Series: Letters to Nowhere, Book 1 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Published by Long Walk Press, 2013 E-book, Purchased 288 pages Grade: A- Synopsis: Set in the tough world of Elite Gymnastics… I’ve gotten used to the dead parents face. I’ve gotten used to living with my gymnastics coach. I’ve even adjusted to sharing a bathroom with his way-too-hot son. Dealing with boys… Read more »

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My spring break-away

My spring break-away

We took planes, trains, metro, buses, taxis and our own feet… My daughter–Karen–and I along with two cousins–Mary and Katie–(also mother and daughter) spent spring break in Ireland and Spain. It was spring break for Katie since she’s a Spanish teacher in Wisconsin so it was spring break for all of us. Katie and Karen (who lived and worked in Colombia, South America for five months) were our Spanish language translators and tour guides. The one time Mary and I split off from our daughters we ended up walking back at night to our hotel in Barcelona and nearly ended… Read more »

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Sunday Post–April 13

Sunday Post–April 13

The Sunday Post is a meme hosted by Kimba at Caffeinated Book Reviewer. I like this meme because it gives me an opportunity to take a look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also like to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading. This is a great meme to participate in every week and I thank Kimba for hosting it! Last Week Around the house We are back home. Spring is here–trees, daffodils and forsythia blooming, sunny, warm days this… Read more »

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Review: Broken Homes by Ben Aaronovitch

Review: Broken Homes by Ben Aaronovitch

I’m participating in the Book Bingo Challenge. This book will go into the New Book square. Broken Homes by Ben Aaronovitch Series: Peter Grant, Book 4 Genre: Urban Fantasy Published by DAW, 2014 E-book, Purchased 324 pages Grade: A- Synopsis: My name is Peter Grant, and I am a keeper of the secret flame — whatever that is. Truth be told, there’s a lot I still don’t know. My superior Nightingale, previously the last of England’s wizardly governmental force, is trying to teach me proper schooling for a magician’s apprentice. But even he doesn’t have all the answers. Mostly I’m… Read more »

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Review: Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear

Review: Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear

I’m participating in the 2014 New Author Reading Challenge hosted at the Literary Escapism blog. I’m also participating in the TBR Pile Challenge hosted at the Bookish blog and in the Book Bingo Challenge. This is an audiobook so this is also part of the Audiobook Challenge hosted by Hot Listens and The Book Nympho blogs. Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear Narrator: Rita Barrington Series: Maisie Dobbs, Book 1 Genre: Historical Mystery Published by Soho Press, 2003 E-book and Audiobook, Purchased 294 pages (10 hrs.) Book Grade: A- Narrator Grade: A- Synopsis: Maisie Dobbs isn’t just any young housemaid. Through… Read more »

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