Author Archives: CarrieK

Mini-reviews: Dark Eden by Chris Beckett and Tin Star by Cecil Castellucci

Title: Dark Eden Author: Chris Beckett Genre: Science fiction Publisher: Broadway Books Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from the publisher Number of pages: 448 First line: Thud, thud, thud. Old Roger was banging a stick on our … Continue reading

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Winner of Black Chalk by Christopher J. Yates

Congratulations to Carol M., who has won a copy of Black Chalk by Christopher J. Yates.

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The Sunday Salon – April 20, 2014

First of all, Happy Easter! I hope you are enjoying your day, celebrating with family and friends. Time: 8:33 p.m., Saturday evening. I just got done dying Easter eggs with the kids. I’m so glad that they haven’t grown out … Continue reading

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Summer movies I’m looking forward to

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The Sunday Salon – April 13, 2014

Time: 5:43 p.m., Saturday evening. Just finished eating meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, and broccoli. Getting ready to watch Grey’s Anatomy while my folks are out taking a walk. Thankful for: Responsible children. A lovely home to live in. A … Continue reading

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Bookish links for Saturday, April 12, 2014

Reviews and blog posts that have me adding to my to-read list: ~ Is This Tomorrow by Caroline Leavitt, reviewed by Wendy at Caribousmom ~ At Home by Bill Bryson, reviewed by Melissa at Avid Reader’s Musings ~ Escape From … Continue reading

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Book Review: Steal the North by Heather Brittain Bergstrom

Title: Steal the North Author: Heather Brittain Bergstrom Genre: Contemporary fiction, literary fiction Publisher: Viking Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Review copy from the publisher Number of pages: 315 First line: Until the summer I was sixteen and … Continue reading

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Adding to my TBR list – Bookmarks Magazine March/April 2014

Here are the books that made it onto my TBR from the latest issue of Bookmarks Magazine. Have you read any of these?

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