Posts Categorized: 2017

Sunday Post: June already?

Sunday Post: June already?

June 4, 2017 2017, Sunday Post 8

Kimberly hosts the Sunday Post each week. I like to take part because it gives me an opportunity to look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also love to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading. Home and Blog We had a great visit with my sister-in-law last week. Lots of good time visiting. And we went to see Beauty and the Beast and loved it. The weekend My younger daughter–Jo–and I went on a road trip for a long weekend visit to my father-in-law and several other family members… Read more »

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Watching the Detectives by Julie Mulhern

Watching the Detectives by Julie Mulhern

June 3, 2017 2017, B+, book rating, NetGalley, reviews 4

Watching the Detectives by Julie Mulhern Series: The Country Club Murders #5 Publication date: May 23 e-ARC (from NetGalley and the publisher) –All opinions expressed in this review are my own. Historical Mystery (1970’s Kansas City), Cozy Ellison Russell wanted a decorator, not a corpse. Too bad she finds Mrs. White in the study killed with a revolver. Things go from bad to worse when she finds Mr. White in the dining room killed with a candlestick. With so many bodies, is it any wonder Detective Anarchy Jones’ new partner considers Ellison a suspect? With the country club gossips talking a mile a minute, an unexpected cocktail party, a visit… Read more »

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June 2017 books on my list

June 2017 books on my list

June 2, 2017 2017, books on my list . . . 4

These are the books which come out in June that I hope to get and read. I keep a list of all the books I might want to read and add to it as the year goes on. As each month comes along I create a list on my blog for others and for me to keep track of as the months go by. I don’t buy all these books–since I already have way too many books to read and some of the new books are expensive. I’m trying to stick to a budget! I occasionally request books from NetGalley and from my local library. I hope people reading my… Read more »

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WWW Wednesday: May 31

WWW Wednesday: May 31

May 31, 2017 2017, WWW Wednesdays 10

This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived by Taking on a World of Words. The idea is to answer the three questions below. For more information check out the Taking on a World of Words blog. What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Currently reading Hunting Hour by Margaret Mizushima (police procedural)–I’m nearly finished with this one and it’s so good. I think I’ve finally figured out who the killer is. Recently finished Den of Wolves by Juliet Marillier (Fantasy)–A very good addition to the Blackthorn & Grim series. An Accidental Death by Peter Grainger… Read more »

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Anticipated books the last half of 2017

Anticipated books the last half of 2017

May 30, 2017 2017, Top Ten Tuesday 10

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted at the Broke and the Bookish blog. Each week a different topic is introduced and it is fun to see what everyone writes each week. Check out their blog for more information. This week I’m talking about the books I’m most Anticipating for the second half of 2017. I know these aren’t all the books I will be excited about, but these are the books I’m aware of now! July One of my very favorite series! The Harbors of the Sun by Martha Wells Series: The Books of the Raksura #5 Genre: Fantasy Synopsis: A former friend has betrayed the Raksura and their… Read more »

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Sunday Post: Memorial Day weekend

Sunday Post: Memorial Day weekend

May 28, 2017 2017, Sunday Post 3

Kimberly hosts the Sunday Post each week. I like to take part because it gives me an opportunity to look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also love to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading. Home and Blog Memorial Day This is the day we honor those who died while serving in our country’s military. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials this weekend. It is good to remember those who died. Lots of people also correlate it with the beginning of the summer vacation season. The weekend We went… Read more »

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WWW Wednesday: May 24

WWW Wednesday: May 24

May 24, 2017 2017, WWW Wednesdays 5

This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived by Taking on a World of Words. The idea is to answer the three questions below. For more information check out the Taking on a World of Words blog. What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Currently reading Den of Wolves by Juliet Marillier (Fantasy) I’m really enjoying Den of Wolves, but haven’t had a lot of time to read lately. I do hope to finish it soon. First book in a series and the first time I’ve read anything by this author. I’m listening to the audiobook… Read more »

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Sunday Post: Space Opera Week

Sunday Post: Space Opera Week

May 21, 2017 2017, Sunday Post 5

Kimberly hosts the Sunday Post each week. I like to take part because it gives me an opportunity to look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also love to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading. Home and Blog My photo gallery this week includes photos of my daughter and my pedicures plus photos of the two orchid plants I bought when we went to the plant sale last week. They’ve started blooming and are beautiful! The bouquet of flowers is from my son on Mothers Day. They are beautiful–still… Read more »

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WWW Wednesday: May 17

WWW Wednesday: May 17

May 17, 2017 2017, WWW Wednesdays 12

This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived by Taking on a World of Words. The idea is to answer the three questions below. For more information check out the Taking on a World of Words blog. What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Currently reading I haven’t had a lot of time to read this past week, but I’m loving these two books when I do get a few extra minutes. Den of Wolves by Juliet Marillier (Fantasy) This is a wonderful series and I’m enjoying it so much. Both Blackthorn and Grim are in… Read more »

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Sunday Post: Mothers Day

Sunday Post: Mothers Day

May 14, 2017 2017, Sunday Post 10

Kimberly hosts the Sunday Post each week. I like to take part because it gives me an opportunity to look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also love to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading. Home and Blog Beautiful weather this week. Only one day of rain. Next week it’s supposed to be in the 80’s and even up to 90 degrees one day. With all the good weather the fence is nearly done. It’s beautiful! Mothers Day I’ve had a wonderful Mothers Day weekend. One of my daughters… Read more »

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