Monthly Archives: March 2012

Bookish links for Saturday, March 31, 2012

Before I start with the links, I have to mention that, as of today, Kevin and I have been married 17 years. Now, back to your regular scheduled programming. Author news: ~ TED: Billy Collins – Everyday moments, caught in … Continue reading

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Final read-along discussion: The Yellow House by Patricia Falvey

Welcome to our final read-along discussion of The Yellow House by Patricia Falvey. If you’re following our schedule, you should have finished the book. (You can read our previous discussions here: part one, part two, and part three.) Spoiler alert: … Continue reading

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End of Mockingjay – love or hate it? Why?

So, I’ve been trying to get my sister to read the Hunger Games books, but so far she is refusing on the grounds that a lot of people didn’t like the end of Mockingjay. I personally thought it ended just … Continue reading

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April read-along schedule and sign-ups: The House at Tyneford by Natasha Solomons

March’s read-along of The Yellow House has been so much fun, and I am excited to host another one in April. April’s book is The House at Tyneford by Natasha Solomons. Here’s the synopsis: It’s the spring of 1938 and … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Harvesting the Heart by Jodi Picoult

Title: Harvesting the Heart Author: Jodi Picoult Genre: Contemporary fiction Publisher: Penguin Rating: 2 out of 5 stars Source: Audiobook from the public library Audiobook reader: Cassandra Campbell First line: Nicholas won’t let me into my own house, but I … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday – March 26, 2012

According to the Mailbox Monday blog, “Mailbox Monday is a gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house last week and explore great book blogs. Warning: Mailbox Monday can lead to envy, toppling TBR piles … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon – March 25, 2012 (plus, the winner of The House at Tyneford by Natasha Solomons)

First, before I forget, congratulations to the winner of The House at Tyneford, Deanna at Polishing Mud Balls. I hope that you all will consider joining Deanna and I for the read-along in April. I’ll be posting the schedule later … Continue reading

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Bookish links for Saturday, March 24, 2012

Before I share the links I’ve saved over the past week, I want to remind you to enter the giveaway for a copy of The House at Tyneford by Natasha Solomons – I’ll be hosting a read-along in April. The … Continue reading

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