I'm "overdue"for an update... . . . so I'm sharing a photo of my new coffee cup along with general news (below). Due dates range from 1965 to the late 1970s. I've joined the Goodreads Reading Challenge with a reading goal of 50 books in 2021. I hope to double that, which is very challenging … Continue reading Update
I am still reading Wicked, which is so excellent that I went back and started from the beginning. This title was published two years before the first Harry Potter book, and I find myself wondering whether J.K. Rowling had read this book before or while writing about Harry, and possibly got some of her inspiration … Continue reading On My Nightstand
I realized after compiling this list that each story takes place in a different country. The Bridge of Sighs (Olen Steinhauer, 2004) – First in the Yalta Boulevard Sequence, Cold War spy fiction that I found engrossing. Five books total in the series. I hope he writes more. Recommend. Whose Body? (Dorothy Sayers, 1923) – … Continue reading Five Firsts for Friday – first in their series.
I don’t know about you, but I’m finding it hard to focus on anything for long stretches right now. I don’t need to be reading epic novels. I need short reads – light and humorous. The fantasy and sci fi into which I escaped in the past now hit a little too close to home. … Continue reading Laugh.