Yearly Archives: 2011

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Saturday Snapshot

Saturday Snapshot is hosted by Alyce at At Home with Books. To participate, post a photo that you (or a friend or family member) have taken then leave a direct link to your post in the Mister Linky. Photos can be old or new, and be of any subject as long as they are clean and appropriate for all eyes… Read more

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Review: Blood and Other Cravings, edited by Ellen Datlow

I was very excited to receive this collection of stories. This is the third Ellen Datlow collection I’ve read, the second that I’ve reviewed, and I think she does a great job of choosing really interesting stories that all play to a theme. Blood and Other Cravings isn’t your typical book about vampires. These aren’t necessarily creatures that suck your… Read more

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Wondrous Words Wednesday

Happy Wednesday — it’s time for some new words! You know how this works – share a few words from your current book that you had to look up, then head over to Bermuda Onion’s Weblog to learn some new ones. This week, my words come from a book I just finished, A Bitter Truth by Charles Todd. This is… Read more

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Teaser Tuesday!

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. You know the rules: grab your current read, open to a random page and share a two sentence teaser with us (no spoilers!). Be sure to tell us about the book, so we can add it to our TBR list! This week, my Teaser comes from a… Read more

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This week…

This is going to be a rather quiet week around the site. Monday: I’m spending today with a distant friend, catching up, having cocktails and perhaps taking in a movie. Thank heavens the weather is clear and it should be an easy drive. Tuesday: my Teaser is from the book I just finished, A Bitter Truth by Charles Todd. Check… Read more

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Wondrous Words Wednesday

Happy Wednesday — it’s time for some new words! You know how this works – share a few words from your current book that you had to look up, then head over to Bermuda Onion’s Weblog to learn some new ones. This week, I’ve got some very unusual words from my recently-finished book, Blood and Other Cravings. It’s a book… Read more

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Teaser Tuesday!

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. You know the rules: grab your current read, open to a random page and share a two sentence teaser with us (no spoilers!). Be sure to tell us about the book, so we can add it to our TBR list! This week, my Teaser is from Blood… Read more