I have a stack of non-fiction I haven’t had the brains for this month. But I have some good “Calgon, take me away!” titles for you, most of which fall in the middle of series that I already know and love. How the Light Gets In (Louise Penny) I haven’t read the Inspector Gamache series… Continue reading Quick Lit: June 2016
Laura DiSilverio (author of The Reckoning Stones) is offering a giveaway of her latest book, Incubation! It’s the first in her new YA dystopian series of the same title.
I can’t say how thrilled I am about the choice of Harriet Tubman for the $20 bill and to keep Alexander Hamilton on the $10. I’ve never loved Andrew Jackson. Have you read this beautiful book about Harriet Tubman? It’s Moses: How Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom (Weatherford and Nelson), and it’s a Caldecott… Continue reading Woo-hoo! The $20 bill
He thought I couldn’t see him there, at the top of the cottonwood. He didn’t know that half the reason I run is for the birds. Also spotted: two flickers, nineteen robins and twelve million and four red-wing blackbirds. Any happy surprises for you lately?
I felt rotten all day yeserday. Achy head, nausea… blah blah blah. I tried eating more than usual. I took some ibuprofen. Extra caffeine. Nothing worked. Was it allergies? A storm front moving in? Too much sugar over the weekend? Who knows. I had written “run 4” on my schedule for the day. I like… Continue reading When a crummy run was what the doctor ordered
Karen’s Killer Book Bench Karen’s Killer Book Bench is featuring The Match today! I’m giving away 3 copies of The Match (with an option for the first paperback copies, if that’s your preference) from Karen’s site today. Be sure to check it out!
I had a blast at the Mystery, Murder and Mayhem event at MSU on Tuesday. Not only was it an honor to be one of the Sisters in Crime readers (along with Jools Sinclar, Karen Docter, Peg Brantley and Becky Martinez), but I was blown away by the open mic time with the students and attendees. … Continue reading So much fun!