Jul

09

Recently an article in Don’s World magazine caught my attention that I thought was going to be a summer book reading list. I always like to read about new books. Instead it was the results of a contest they had on the “best last lines” of books. Intriguing! Several categories were listed like fiction, non-fiction, […]

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Jun

21

The spring reading challenge hosted by Katrina officially ended yesterday. It feels like summer started a few weeks ago for us, it’s extremely hot here in the deep south! I was able to finish all the books I had on my list; not too difficult for me because I wimped out and didn’t include any […]

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Jun

19

Since I just had a few names, it was easy to put them in a hat and draw one out. It was harder to take a picture of it! Here’s Lauren’s name I drew out……..I’ll try to email you and you can let me know your address. I’ll be glad for the postman to bring […]

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Jun

15

A month or so ago I finished a book I really enjoyed called The Help. The author is from Mississippi and she’s written a novel about life in Jackson, MS during the civil unrest of the 1960’s. A young white woman just out of college wants to become a writer and becomes interested in the […]

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Mar

20

Today is the start of the Spring Reading Challenge hosted by Katrina. It will run until June 20 and it’s a good way to read any books you’ve been putting off! I believe she will have some prizes/giveaways along the way so be sure to check in with her every week or so. There’s no […]

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Mar

06

I used the random number site to get a number for the books to send out and this is what it shot out: Random Integer Generator Here are your random numbers: 5 Timestamp: 2009-03-06 13:51:46 UTC Number 5 comment was made by Sandra……..I’ll get the Heather Creek books out to you in a few days!

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Mar

02

And Sweet September are the first two books in a new series by Guideposts called Home to Heather Creek. In Before the Dawn we meet Charlotte Stevenson; her daughter Denise ran away from home at eighteen and is the mom to three children. After she dies in an automobile accident, Charlotte brings the teen age […]

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Feb

24

It’s been a while since I participated in this monthly meme……my laptop crashed before Christmas, my blog was down for a while and then our internet service was out! I hope that will be it for the computer problems until much later. 5 Minutes for Books is a great site for book reviews, recommendations and […]

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Nov

25

It’s the fourth Tuesday of the month and 5 Minutes for Books is hosting their monthly What’s on Your Nightstand? carnival. Click over there to see what others are reading right now and maybe to participate yourself! My nightstand this month…. WHAT, you don’t think I’m reading all those books? HA! Actually most of those […]

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Sep

23

I couldn’t decide about doing the nightstand carnival over at 5 minutes for books this month. Since I just posted about the fall reading challenge yesterday I thought I might should skip this month but have decided to play along anyway. This is what my nightstand looks like this morning…… So the quick and easy […]

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Sep

22

It’s time for Katrina’s Fall into Reading challenge again which is always fun to do! I love to visit around and see what other people are reading and finding good ideas for future reads for me. I can usually find a book or 10 that catches my attention, and many times it’s something I might […]

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Aug

28

There is a series of books written by Anne George called the Southern Sisters…..maybe 8 different books about 2 sixty something year old sisters that live in Birmingham and just happen upon murders from time to time! They are light and funny and very southern for the most part. I’ve been lucky enough to borrow […]

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Aug

26

Time to share what’s on your nightstand, hosted by 5 minutes for books. I finished all but one of my books from last month; I thought about adding it again but I just don’t think I’m in the mood to read it right now! I might get around to it again in the next few […]

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Jul

29

Be sure to check out 5 minutes for books for some good book reviews and today they are starting a new monthly carnival, What’s on your nightstand? My nightstand usually does have books on it because I tend to read at night a lot, a very guilty pleasure for me! Just this weekend I finished […]

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Jun

19

It has felt like summer for several weeks now here where I live but it officially starts tomorrow! Which means today marks the end of Katrina’s Spring Reading challenge, and time for a wrap up post. One thing I was not very good about doing this time were reviews; I love to read and peruse […]

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