Bookshelf

17 Jun 19
Bedford Bookshelf

Ronnie and Hilda’s Romance is told through a series of letters written over the course of eighteen months. After meeting and becoming engaged in a matter of ten days, Ronnie is posted overseas until he is demobilized from the army. For that reason, it is through these letters that their relationship, understanding, and love of […]

17 Jun 19
JenevaYoga

In this short blog, I wanted to start an open conversation about movement therapy and the benefits we can gain from understanding and connecting fully with our body. I always have and probably always will need a therapy of some kind and I like to embrace that, because once we start to heal ourselves, we […]

17 Jun 19
craftandothercrazyplans

It’s only been a fortnight since my last post, but it feels like ages. Things here are incredibly busy-the decorating is still in full swing and almost every spare minute is taken up with a little job. The allotment is also very much a work in progress! I’ll start off with a little decorating update. […]

17 Jun 19
Books on the Bookshelf

PUBLISHER: Head of Zeus PUBLICATION DATE: October 4th, 2018 …… Hi everyone and welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Forget My Name by J.S. Monroe. Thank you to the publisher for sending me a beautiful paperback copy of this book to read and share my review.  …… ABOUT THE BOOK: You are […]

17 Jun 19
The Generalist Academy

In the early 1970s, Frede Møller-Kristensen stole US$50 million worth of rare books from Denmark’s Royal Library – it was one of the most expensive book thefts in history. He was eventually caught, but only because he died.

17 Jun 19

I don’t usually read books more than once, but I was perusing my bookshelf at home and saw this brightly colored, hardcover leaf in the pile, two blurry bodies blending together in the middle somewhere. It’s My Life in Heavy Metal by Steve Almond. I came across this book when I was in college. I […]

17 Jun 19
My Shared Bookshelf

In a previous post, I mentioned that I bought A LOT of books while we were in Utah. It is time to share! The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls $1.00 Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen $1.00 1984 by George Orwell $.75 The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood $1.00 The Giver by Lois Lowry $.75 […]

17 Jun 19
Bould in Moldova

I just finished my second week in country and my first week of Pre-Service Training (PST). There are 49 Trainees in my cohort. Some are English Educators, some are Health Educators, and some are Organizational Development Facilitators. Everyone is ridiculously cool or absurdly impressive. We’ve known each other only two weeks, and I feel like […]

17 Jun 19
Too Many Books Not Enough Shelves

Title: Kingsbane Author: Claire Legrand Sequel to: Furyborn Date Started: June 5 Date Finished: June 15 Format: ebook from the digital library Rielle Dardenne has been anointed Sun Queen, but her trials are far from over. The Gate keeping the angels at bay is falling. To repair it, Rielle must collect the seven hidden castings […]

17 Jun 19
The Florida Bookshelf

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 with a special sale on our books in astronautics and space history. Highlights include Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments, an unprecedented photographic history that offers a wealth of unpublished and recently discovered images, and Safely to Earth: The Men and Women Who Brought the Astronauts Home, an […]

17 Jun 19
Crescent Lane

Mei stopped talking.  Nobody noticed.   Even Mei didn’t realize she had been mute until several years later, when she heard her own voice again.  She was startled that it had changed from her childhood soprano to an alto, and that nobody at home understood the sentence that came out of her mouth. Looking back, the adult Mei […]

17 Jun 19
Fill Your Bookshelf

This is my next review of a nominee for the 2019 Short Story Locus Award. This story was also nominated for the Nebula and Hugo Short Story awards (another trifecta story). Published: January, 2018 in Lightspeed Magazine, and as a podcast at PodCastle in May, 2019 (both are still available online for free at the […]

17 Jun 19
This Girl's Bookshelf

Since I have began Bookstagram this year, I have read so many great books by so many great authors. This post I’m talking about Lisa Jewell books. While I haven’t read all of her books, I have read a few and so far they have all been great. I am already looking forward to reading […]

17 Jun 19
From The Darkness Into The Light

Words of Hope “In his word I put my hope.” Psalm 130:5 Like anyone else, I have days when discouragement seems to get the better of me. At such times I try to remember that the Lord has provided me with a source of continuing inspiration and hope. To tap into that source I need simply […]

17 Jun 19
This Girl's Bookshelf

I think Riley Sager may becoming one of my favorite authors. I just read the third Riley Sager book this month and once again I was not disappointed. If you are looking for a great suspense books with a little thriller than his books are a must. While I really enjoyed this one, it wasn’t […]

17 Jun 19
Shenendehowa Literary Magazine

By Sydney Werner   I fell in love with you I fell in love Not with the sound of your voice Or your circadian rhythm that followed mine so properly, but with your thought.   You spoke to me about Downtown Albany Communism and my chuckle that screamed graceless. I’m sorry that I am that, […]