The Red Ribbon

So I’ve been out of town and have not blogged. And I’m not going to lie to you, it’s been wonderful. Now I am a person that for work reasons is attached to my computer. I work on it all day and then there’s this whole social media aspect because my boss is like the…

Origin by Dan Brown

This addition to my blog fits into this year’s reading challenge category ‘A Book Set in Another Country’ and it is: Origin by Dan Brown   This is an addition to the series of books featuring fictional Harvard Professor of Symbology, Robert Langdon. Brown takes us to Spain, where Langdon arrives at the Guggenheim Museum…

The Poet X

Okey Dokey! So it was a second before I blogged, I know it…but I’m still here.   I’ve been busy actually, writing…yes, I do that too, and one day I’ll share something that’s mine. But for now you get to read my witty somewhat sarcastic posts overlaid with a short dose of skepticism and dry…

Grisham’s ‘Gray Mountain’ and an audio-book conundrum

I was a skeptic about e-audio books. Shocking, I know coming from a Librarian. I struggled with them and I think that part of this was because I never found a slot of quiet time to listen to them. So, when I did download an e-audio book from my library, I went through the challenge…

10 Books that share Love, Joy and Gratitude

When I was a spotty, pox-marked, know-it-all, got-life-figured-out teenager, I had a friend who used to quote something to me, and it has never left me. The quote she said at any given opportune moment was: For time that was, and time that may be, But do not waste time, or time will waste thee….

How to Hang a Witch

Here’s a somewhat newish young adult novel for all of you paranormal readers out there. Hailing way back from the year 2017 (positively ancient), comes this snappy book by Adriana Mather, How to Hang a Witch. The scene: Salem Massachusetts. The premise: Samantha Mather moves to town to a stoic and cold welcome by local…