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Easter Sunday – 4/16/2017

Easter Sunday – 4/16/2017

The Sunday Post is hosted by the wonderful Kimba, the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news, recap the past week, take a look ahead, and showcase our new treasures — I mean books! Happy Easter! Happy Easter to those who are celebrating it, and to those who… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/15/2017

News & Notes – 4/15/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News The ALA announced the Top Ten Challenged Books of 2016. They include several books challenged because they feature LGBT characters (including two books about transgender… Read more »

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Support Your Local Library (reprise)

Support Your Local Library (reprise)

  I posted about this back in 2010, but the message is again relevant, so I’ve adapted and revised that post for today. Although the US economy has improved since I wrote the original post, President Trump’s budget proposal eliminates all federal funding for libraries. Improving economic conditions generally have not translated… Read more »

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Ten Reasons I Love My Library

Ten Reasons I Love My Library

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature/meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.  Ten Reasons I Love My Library OK, I’m cheating this week. The topic is supposed to be Ten of the Most Unique Books I’ve Read. But it’s also National Library Week, so I decided to focus on what… Read more »

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Sunday Post – 4/09/2017

Sunday Post – 4/09/2017

The Sunday Post is hosted by the wonderful Kimba, the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news, recap the past week, take a look ahead, and showcase our new treasures — I mean books! My Week Happy Palm Sunday, if you celebrate it! I spent most of the… Read more »

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Breathless (Beverly Jenkins)

Breathless (Beverly Jenkins)

Breathless by Beverly Jenkins Series: Old West #2 Published by Avon on January 31, 2017 Genres: Historical Romance, Western Romance Pages: 384 Format: eARC Source: the publisher Purchase: Amazon Goodreads Also in this series: Forbidden Also by this author: Forbidden As manager of one of the finest hotels in Arizona… April 6, 2017 Book Reviews 8 ★★★★½

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My Top Ten Fandoms

My Top Ten Fandoms

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature/meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is a fandom freebie. What does it mean to be “in” a fandom? Robin and I had a great conversation about this, and we (mostly she) came up with this: It’s not enough… Read more »

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