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…

The List!

Behold! Fellow readers from near and far! Now is the time to read, read, read! I mean to be fair, reading time is all the time. But it is in fact the beginning of a new year and it’s time for a reading challenge!   Yayyyyy!!!!!     So, here’s mine for the year! Thank…

And a Happy New Year to you too!

Okay fine.   I said I’d blog then I didn’t.   But I have a fair excuse I believe.   It goes like this: I started at my current place of employment 3 years ago this past October. I had my Masters Degree in Library Services but had not been working in libraries for about…

Twelve Days in May by Brimner

Howdy folks!   It’s Sunday morning, World Cup final is almost upon us. I am preparing myself for France vs Croatia and I’m conflicted about which team to support. No-one has figured out that I am awake yet (except for my German Shepherd who follows me everywhere- bathroom included). I love these quiet mornings where…