Yearly Archives: 2009


Okay, I am hoping to make this a regular feature. I have been composing crossword puzzles for years and now I’ve finally got some software that does all the hard work to let me put the puzzles here on the site. There’s a little Java applet needed to run the puzzle, so there may be a plug-in to download. And… Read more

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Happy Wednesday!  It is freezing cold here in St. Paul, MN and I am huddled around my laptop for warmth.  Hopefully, some new words will help warm me up! My words this week are from Alone by Loren D. Estleman.  Very funny book about film buffs, so some of the words revolve around movies. 1. Cineastes: A film or movie enthusiast;… Read more

Teaser Tuesdays!

Good morning and welcome to another edition of Teaser Tuesdays!  I just finished a really fun book and I am all excited about sharing a Teaser or two!  You know how this works: Open your book, select 2 teaser sentences that will make us want to rush right out and read it ourselves, and post them here for us.  No… Read more

New to my library…

One of the little perks of business travel is that I can stop my mail – I stop it for a week or two (or three) at a time and when I come home, it gets delivered right to my door. Much easier than running to the mailbox every afternoon! And there are always books. Always books. This trip, only… Read more

Teaser Tuesdays!

Good morning and welcome to my very first Teaser Tuesday at my new website!  I hope you’ll stop back again soon for all my usual reviews, teasers and commentary.  I’m really excited about having a place all my own. Today’s teaser is from 9 Dragons by Michael Connelly.  I love his Harry Bosch novels, and this one is just what… Read more