Monthly Archives: June 2011

JOY FOR BEGINNERS by Erica Bauermeister is on Tour

So proud to be hosting the TLC Book Tour for the newly released JOY FOR BEGINNERS.  Wanted to participate in this celebration as Erica Bauermeister’s THE SCHOOL FOR ESSENTIAL INGREDIENTS is among those books I loved and continue to recommend to those looking for a read. … Continue reading

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When this book became available to me through Viking it caused me to pause. Why would I want to read about the serial imposter that was “Clark Rockefeller”? I thought I knew the story and frankly nothing about it was appealing to … Continue reading

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Claire Cook has another summer hit with BEST STAGED PLANS

Yet another satisfying Claire Cook read, it is number three for me.  Previously, I read Wild Water Walking Club, Seven Year Itch and was excited for the new release.  I think Claire writes a solid summer vacation or staycation read.  Although, … Continue reading

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Day 5 Audiobook Week: Final Day Musings about Audiobooks

Current/most recent audiobook: I am listening to MILES TO GO by Richard Paul Evans (Simon Audio). Evans is narrating this as well I am on Disc 4 of 5. Prior to that I was listening to Sarah Vowell’s UNFAMILIAR FISHES (Simon … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Audiobook Week: Audiobooks for Uninitiated

Audio books have been in my life for the last decade.  My first brush with them came  when I found myself a road warrior in my job.  I spent a good deal of time in the car driving to clients/meetings … Continue reading

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Day 2 Audiobook Week – Sound Effects in Audiobooks

The assignment for today is to comment on sound effects in audiobooks.  I do not think I have read or been aware of much ado with sound in the books I have listened to and enjoyed over the years. And … Continue reading

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Loving Audiobook Week

Could not be more pleased about audiobook week set in to motion by the divine Devourer of Books, Jen, except maybe if it were all five weeks of the month.  As Jen was so kind to provide guidance for these … Continue reading

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Monet, The Painter and His Loves

CLAUDE & CAMILLE A Novel of Monet by Stephanie Cowell will meet and exceed expectations for those who love the look and feel of an artist’s France.  As with others that have walked in this historical art fiction space: Susan Vreeland, Tracy Chevalier,  this feels … Continue reading

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