Category Archives: Book Reviews

One pill makes you small

Rough morning – I accidentally took my “evening” vitamin supplements instead of the “morning” ones — so I’m loaded up on sleepy things like melatonin and ashwagandha. Makes for a drowsy start to the day. (and yes, they are in … Continue reading

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Reading Corner: 1Q84 (in progress)

(this post contains an affiliate link) I swear I have been reading this book for almost three months and am only 70% thru it. The fact that I am still reading it, despite this slow progress, tells you that I’m … Continue reading

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Hitting the books

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy – by Karen Abbott. I picked the book for this month’s book club, and I’m not quite halfway through it – but I am finding it an enjoyable read (for a history book). It’s about the … Continue reading

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Summer reading list

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Library books on the Nook

I’ve had my Barnes & Noble nook ereader for about six weeks now, and feel like I finally have a pretty good grasp on this thing. I’m an avid reader, so having several books at my fingertips is a little … Continue reading

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Reading and Knitting

Most of my leisure time can be boiled down to those two pursuits. Sometimes I do them at the same time. Last night I finished knitting up the ski mask / helmet liner. And hated it. The shaping is wrong, … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

What a title! So egotistical, a bit narcissistic. Author is Dave Eggers, another new one for me. Picked this book up at Barnes & Noble when they were doing a buy-two-get-one-free type of thing (I’m always a sucker for cheap … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sepulchre

Today I added a new category for Book Reviews. I am an avid reader, and devour books of all sorts on a regular basis – if I’m not knitting, I’m reading (and vice versa). Sometimes the bus is just too … Continue reading

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