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Book Review and Author Showcase for Friends Forever

Posted by mcm0704 on June 30, 2013 |

Before I post the review for today, I just want to mention that my young adult novel, Friends Forever, is being featured at Coffee Time Romance & More. If you have not visited that site before, it is a terrific place to find new books to read. Most of the books featured are romance, but […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on June 28, 2013 |

Tomorrow is the day. The Nite of Comedy plays on the stage at the Winnsboro Center for the arts in Winnsboro, Texas. If you are nearby, consider coming by and supporting the talented Young Players.  200 Market Street – Downtown across from the Depot I noted this past week that one of my favorite Dallas […]

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Special Sale for the Fourth of July

Posted by mcm0704 on June 26, 2013 |

If you stopped by to meet Wednesday’s Guest, you might want to check yesterday’s post for a guest who could not make it today and get to know Ellen Harger. I am over at the Blood Red Pencil today where we are discussing authors writing book reviews. It is a discussion that started on Kristen […]

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Meet Author Ellen Harger

Posted by mcm0704 on June 25, 2013 |

My guest today is Ellen Harger, who wrote the mainstream novel, Strong Enough, that I reviewed last Sunday. As I mentioned then, Ellen could not make it here tomorrow for the usual Wednesday’s Guest spot, so I made time for the visit today. Ellen and I will be having some iced-cold sweet tea, as it […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on June 24, 2013 |

I am really behind in keeping up with some of the news. For instance, I did not know there are thousands do “fan girls” who feel sorry for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man accused of the bombings at the Boston Marathon. Really? I thought it was a joke when I first read the news item. Why […]

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Book Review – Strong Enough by Ellen Harger

Posted by mcm0704 on June 23, 2013 |

Strong EnoughEllen HargerFile Size: 522 KBPrint Length: 308 pagesPublisher: Ellen Harger  (February 25, 2013)Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.Language: EnglishASIN: B00BLD5U78 While there was some excellent writing in this book, I really struggled to finish it as the characters simply did not draw me into the story. Even the central character, Whitney, did not become […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on June 21, 2013 |

The only good thing about when the summer heat hits Texas like a blast furnace is that flowers like the Mexican Petunia start to bloom. I’m trying very hard to make it my favorite flower as it blooms from late June through late October. Unlike pansies, which are my favorites, but have a much shorter […]

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Kate Frost Meets Sophie Keech

Posted by mcm0704 on June 19, 2013 |

Today’s Wednesday’s Guest is Kate Frost, who is sitting down for a chat with the central character from her debut novel The Butterfly Storm.  Please help me welcome the ladies to It’s Not All Gravy. Grab a chair at the table and I’ll provide a cool drink to beat the hot summer day in Greece. […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on June 17, 2013 |

So, Governor Good-Hair as we sometimes refer to our esteemed Texas governor, has done it again. Rick Perry recently vetoed two bipartisan ethics bills and rescinded state funding for the prosecutors unit that is investigating his cancer research fund.  In an article in The Dallas Morning News written by Christy Hoppe and Robert T Garrett […]

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Book Review – The Butterfly Storm by Kate Frost

Posted by mcm0704 on June 16, 2013 |

The Butterfly StormKate FrostFormat: Kindle EditionFile Size: 451 KBPublisher: Lemon Tree Press (5 Jun 2013)Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.Language: EnglishASIN: B00D8NMGNA This is somewhat of a coming-of-age story even though the protagonist is not a young teen learning how to be an adult. Sophie is in her late twenties, but in a way […]

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