Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

1. lope- a slow pace of running.

2. dyspeptic- a person suffering from indigestion.

These are two words I happened to come across this past week.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday

My teaser comes from the book:  Girl Of My Dreams by Peter Davis

A sweeping novel of Hollywood in the 1930's, A Girl Of My Dreams captures the essence of the Golden Age, when Hollywood became the global fantasy capital it remains today.

Teaser:
pg. 7
By the time he was twenty-five, Joey was every assistant director's favorite stunt double.




Monday, April 27, 2015

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday

Received one new book in my mailbox:  Imaginary Things  by Andrea Lochen

Imaginary Things is a moving, eye-opening woman's journey about facing the past and the power of imagination. A must read for anyone learning how to confront their own demons.

Finished reading: When The Moon Is Low by Nadia Hashimi        What did you receive?

Thursday, April 23, 2015

In Thenn Dark Places by Peter Robinson

In The Dark Places by Peter Robinson       Post

While investigating a stolen tractor, homicide and major crime are led to a more gruesome crime and two missing local lads.Some parts describing the slaughterhouse I found to be unsettling,but the twists in the story made up for it.
An interesting author that I would like to read again.


Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday

My teaser comes from the book: When The Moon Is Low  by Nadia Hashim

My Teaser:

pg. 11
My mother was buried in a newly dedicated cemetery near our home. I didn't visit much, partly because no one would take me and partly because of my lingering guilt.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday

No new arrivals last week, but plenty of books to catch up on.

What arrived in your mailbox?


A busy week, still reading In The Dark Places.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

This word I found in the book I am currently reading, In The Dark Places by Peter Robinson.

rapeseed- is a bright yellow flower, consumed in China as a vegetable.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday

My teaser today is from the book:  In The Dark Places  by Peter Robinson

pg.40
  Banks knelt by the stains on the ground, hearing his knees crack as he did so."It certainly looks like blood and brains to me. Lets say it is human."

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Daughter by Jane Shemilt Post

The Daughter  by Jane Shemilt      Post

This is a fascinating story of a devastating search for a daughter who went missing after a school play. It's a soul searching journey of a family trying to find out if they some how had done anything to  contribute to her
disappearance. It's a page turner filled with suspense and intrigue.

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday

No new arrivals in my mailbox, great catch-up time.How about you?

Reading: In The Dark Places by Peter Robinson


Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Waiting On Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

These words come from the book: In The Dark Places by Peter Robinson

1. Abbattoir- is a slaughter house.

2. Knockermen- become kings of the dwarves, who check out suspect mine passages to detect lethal gases.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday

My teaser today is from the book: The Daughter  by Jane Shemilt.

Pg. 96
Mary's hand a little twisted claw, holds the edge of the blanket as I tuck it around her on the sofa.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday

Three new books in my mailbox, courtesy of Wm Morrow.

When The Moon Is Low by Nadia Hashimi
In Dark Places by Peter Robinson
The Precious One by Marisa De Los Santos

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

My Words today come from the book: When The Moon Is Low

Chador- is a large piece of cloth that is wrapped around the head and upper body leaving only the face exposed.

Naphod- is an afghan snack/appetizer of chick peas and potato salad.