Monthly Archives: September 2014

Top Ten Tuesday: Books that were hard for me to read

So I decided to bring back Top Ten Tuesday on my blog!  I didn’t stop for any particular reason, I’m just lazy and sometimes I have more of a social life than other times so I just forget to do … Continue reading

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An Adirondack Vacation

The boyfriend and I just returned from a lovely few days spent in the high peaks region of the Adirondacks.  We do this trip every fall, and I think we really got the timing right this year.  It was gorgeous … Continue reading

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Review: Florence Gordon by Brian Morton

Here’s the description from Goodreads.com: Meet Florence Gordon: blunt, brilliant, cantankerous and passionate, feminist icon to young women, invisible and underappreciated by most everyone else. At seventy-five, Florence has earned her right to set down the burdens of family and … Continue reading

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Review: Flirting with French by William Alexander

Here’s the description from Netgalley.com: William Alexander is more than a Francophile. He wants to be French. To sip absinthe at the window of a dark café, a long scarf wrapped around his neck, a copy of Le Monde at … Continue reading

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Review: The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone by Adele Griffin

Here’s the description from Goodreads.com: Two-time National Book Award finalist Adele Griffin offers an ingenious fictional take on the “oral history” celebrity bio that defined a bestselling genre: Edie, American Girl by Jean Stein and George Plimpton. In presenting herself … Continue reading

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I Love Beer, Or My Trip to Southern Tier Brewery

So obviously I love beer.  And one of my favorite local breweries is Southern Tier.  I’ve visited their brewery exactly once and I’m going to tell you a bit about it, because I want to visit again!  Their brewery tour … Continue reading

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Review: Storm Front (Dresden Files #1) by Jim Butcher

Here’s the description from Goodreads.com: Harry Dresden is the best at what he does. Well, technically, he’s the only at what he does. So when the Chicago P.D. has a case that transcends mortal creativity or capability, they come to … Continue reading

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It’s time for scary books!!

You guys, it’s September.  Which for me means lots of scary movies and ghost walks, and lot of spooky books!  Pretty much all of fall for me equals scary stuff. The sad part is I’m a total baby and get … Continue reading

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