Book Review: Chocolate Covered Murder by Leslie Meier

My reading habits have changed so much.    When I used to work at the library I brought home stacks and stacks of books.   Many I reviewed or blogged about in round… Continue reading

Book Review: Circle City Blues by Susan Wells Bennett

It’s not all that hard for a novelist to make me smile.   A chuckle, a grin or an occasional laugh can be induced by quite a few writers.   But honestly,  it’s… Continue reading


It probably has not escaped anyone’s notice that I almost never publish book reviews anymore.   Indeed,  my reading habits have undergone a great deal of change.   I am very much enjoying… Continue reading

Book Review: Sudden Death by Michael Balkind

I’ve long believed that one of the surest signs of good writing is when an author can get me interested in a story about an athletic contest.   One of my favorite novels of… Continue reading

Book Review: There Goes The Galaxy by Jenn Thorson

I believe I was a freshman in college when I first read the late Douglas Adams’ wildly popular comic space opera The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy.    I remembered being more than just… Continue reading

Book Review: Well With My Soul by Gregory G. Allen

I first received Gregory G. Allen’s novel Well With My Soul as part of a blog book tour and was supposed to have reviewed this title back in November I believe.    I definitely… Continue reading

Book Review: Crunch Time by Diane Mott Davidson

I have to admit that over the years I have become a true fan of Diane Mott Davidson’s series of mystery novels featuring caterer Goldy Bear Schulz who lives with her police homicide… Continue reading

Do You REALLY Need a Guidebook To Play Farmville?

OR  Book Review:  Farmville For Dummies by Angela Morales and Kyle Orland I have previously written of my distaste for books that call their readers “dummies”  or “complete idiots”  right there in the… Continue reading

Book Review: Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Shhh.   I’ll tell you a secret.   I had actually read a book about surviving foreclosure that I had planned to review today.    Being able to add to my existing section… Continue reading

Book Review: Paintings From The Cave by Gary Paulsen

I’ve been reading YA lately and was absolutely thrilled with this book I picked up at the library.  Paintings From The Cave is a collection of three novellas by Gary Paulsen.   Each… Continue reading