Nightstand – February 12 2021

Photo by Ylanite Koppens on Greetings on this beautiful Michigan winter morning! I’ve got my coffee, a cat on my lap – and I’ve got a few books going . . . . I just finished The Ten Thousand Doors of January (Alix E. Harrow) and will review it after an online book discussion.…… Continue reading Nightstand – February 12 2021

Snow Day

Hello! I’ve decided to use this blog for more regional and personal posts but I will include links to book posts at my other website, Your Book Group. We are expecting quite the snow dump and frigid temps over the next day or so here in West Michigan. We are well below our cumulative snowfall…… Continue reading Snow Day

Update and a review

I know – what happened to “I’ll update every week?” Life happened, I guess. Working my day job while building the new website, which has had its share of technical issues (which I’m proud to say I solved) takes a fair amount of time, and when I’m not navigating life (cooking, shopping, laundry, cat wrangling…… Continue reading Update and a review

A Birthday Surprise

No – it’s not my birthday. However, I did discover today, while traveling down a research rabbit-hole, that three of my top ten favorite authors have the same birthday (in different years). C.S. Lewis, author of The Chronicles of Narnia as well as some completely engulfing adult fantasy (Perelandra and Out of the Silent Planet…… Continue reading A Birthday Surprise


Well hello! The link below will take you to a survey in which you will answer questions about your reading tastes. The goal is to gain insight into readers’ preferences, which will provide some direction for our upcoming new site, Your Book Group. Feel free to take the survey (especially if you plan on visiting…… Continue reading Survey