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Monthly Wrap-Up – July 2016

Monthly Wrap-Up – July 2016

  Welcome to the end of another month. I can’t believe that July is over already! It was a busy month as usual, but it was a fun month. I am linking to Best of the Bunch, Feed Your Fiction Addiction’s monthly Wrap-Up Round-Up and The Book Date’s Month in Review. So […]


Author Tuesday Interview and Giveaway – Kristina McMorris

Author Tuesday Interview and Giveaway – Kristina McMorris

    It’s time for my favorite day of the week, Author Tuesday! This week we are featuring an interview with Kristina McMorris author of The Edge of Lost (see my review here). It currently has a 4.4 star rating on Amazon and you can check it out on Goodreads. In addition to her interview […]

Posted August 2, 2016 by Laura in Author Tuesday, Giveaway / 10 Comments

United States of Books – A River Runs through It by Norman Maclean

United States of Books – A River Runs through It by Norman Maclean

    Montana – A River Runs through It by Norman Maclean Entertainment Weekly says – In his semiautobiographical story collection, Maclean paints a sumptuous portrait of the state’s beauty. SYNOPSIS (From Goodreads.com) Just as Norman Maclean writes at the end of “A River Runs through It” that he is […]

Posted August 1, 2016 by Laura in United States of Books / 3 Comments

Weekly Wrap-Up – July 30, 2016

Weekly Wrap-Up – July 30, 2016

  Welcome to my weekly wrap-up! Here is where you can see my books read during the past week, books to be read next week, books I have added to my shelves, any bookish happenings and the like. I have linked to Stacking the Shelves, the Saturday Situation, the Saturday Review of Books, Talk of the […]


Smash & Grab – Amy Christine Parker

Smash & Grab – Amy Christine Parker

Smash & Grab by Amy Christine Parker is a fun mash-up of the Ocean’s and Point Break with a little Goodfellas thrown in. And did I mention that it is a YA? It is, and it seems like all of these elements should not work together, but they actually do. […]

Posted July 28, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 4 Comments

Food, glorious food!

Food, glorious food!

    If you are a regular reader, you know that I work long hours. It is not unusual for me to work from 9 am to 7 or 8 pm. The hubs is fantastic and picks up a lot of the slack but daily meal cooking is not quite […]

Posted July 27, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 10 Comments

Author Tuesday Countdown – Kristina McMorris

Author Tuesday Countdown – Kristina McMorris

    Welcome to the countdown for our next Author Tuesday! Next Tuesday, August 2, 2016 we will feature an interview with Kristina McMorris author of The Edge of Lost (see my review here). It currently has a 4.4 star rating on Amazon and you can check it out on Goodreads. We will also be giving […]

Posted July 26, 2016 by Laura in Author Tuesday Countdown / 0 Comments

United States of Books – The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

United States of Books – The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

    The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner – State – Mississippi SYNOPSIS (From Goodreads.com)  The Sound and the Fury is the tragedy of the Compson family, featuring some of the most memorable characters in literature: beautiful, rebellious Caddy; the manchild Benjy; haunted, neurotic Quentin; Jason, the brutal cynic; and Dilsey, their […]

Posted July 25, 2016 by Laura in United States of Books / 1 Comment