Book in a Minute – Library Edition: The Clairvoyants

The Clairvoyants by Karen Brown My rating: 3 of 5 stars Karen Brown won acclaim for her debut The Longings of Wayward Girls, a suspenseful novel about two missing girls. Although her new book, The Clairvoyants, is also billed as psychological suspense, it’s really more accurate to describe it as a coming-of-age story with dark, […]

Going Political

Yep, going political on the blog today. So if you think that might bug you, move along… An open letter to my pro-Trump friends (and yes, I do have several) who have said, “This isn’t a ban on all Muslims. It’s only a ban on the seven countries that pose the greatest threat.” You are partially […]

Humanities Are US

Originally posted on Ramona DeFelice Long:
What are the humanities? The humanities are language, literature, law, history, archeology, religion, ethics, art, heritage, traditions. The humanities make us feeling, thinking, creative, caring, compassionate human beings. Without the humanities, we become soulless creatures without a past or future. The National Endowment for the Humanities is the government…

Hibernation Mode

I’ve written before about my desire to spend January and February hibernating. I didn’t always feel that way. In fact, I used to just love love love winter! But that was before I moved to Green Acres and getting anywhere after a big snow became a much bigger ordeal. Also, I think I’m just getting […]

Book in a Minute – Library Edition: Born a Crime

This book is getting so much buzz, it hardly needs my little review. But here it is anyway. A confession not included in my review at the library’s website: I was really pissed at Noah for becoming the next host of The Daily Show, since I (like many women) fully expected it to be Samantha […]