Yearly Archives: 2008

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Teaser Tuesday!

Happy Tuesday, everyone! There was so much to do over the holidays that I’m afraid I didn’t get a chance to finish my book! So another few sentences from The Spanish Bow and I promise I will have something new for you next week. You know the rules: take your current book, choose a page, and give us two teaser… Read more

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It’s Monday and we have a winner!

Happy Monday! I know – Mondays are seldom happy (and I’m just going back to work from vacation, so this really feels like Monday), but I do have some happy news for someone. This morning, I promised to announce the winner in my Matrimony giveaway and that winner is: Pam I wish I had a dozen copies to give away.… Read more

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Review: Santa Responds: He’s Had Enough and He’s Writing Back!

Okay, the rush of Christmas excitement has passed. Are you tired of Christmas carols? Have the kids already broken at least one of their gifts and started complaining about the others? Is all the forced “family time” that comes with Christmas vacation starting to wear on everyone’s nerves? Then this is the perfect book for you! Santa Responds is a… Read more

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Teaser Tuesdays

It’s Tuesday! And it’s almost Christmas! And I’m on vacation! What could be better? I get to spend the day on the couch (a new one – a little Christmas gift to myself) with a pot of tea and a good book. I couldn’t be happier. This week, I am reading The Spanish Bow by Andromeda Romano-Lax. This is an… Read more

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Tuesday Thingers – at long last!

I have been really bad about posting on this the last month or so. Real life – who needs it? I’ve been all over the place (literally), but I’m trying hard to get caught up. Today’s question from The Boston Bibliophile: Holiday gift-giving. Do you give books for the holidays? Did you participate in LT’s SantaThing, either this year or… Read more

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The Dangers of Firing a Critic

Back in September, I wrote about Donald Rosenberg, music critic for the Cleveland Plain Dealer. I was appalled to find that this local newspaper had demoted their classical music critic for, well, being a critic. The story continued today when Rosenberg filed suit against the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Cleveland Orchestra, alleging that the orchestra and newspaper conspired to… Read more