Books to Gift

Posted by mcm0704 on December 14, 2014 |

Instead of a review, I thought I would recommend some books if you have readers on your holiday gift list. These are some of the books I’ve read this year – or hope to read next year – as well as a couple from writers I’ve become friends with online. First on my wish list […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on November 22, 2013 |

It’s a cold, rainy day here in East Texas, so I thought I would start the day with a cup of tea and a biscuit. Care to join me? I can share.  It used to be that we had political mudslinging and candidates acting like two-year-olds for about six months before a major election. Then […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on March 15, 2013 |

Yesterday’s blog hop was so much fun. I hope you had a chance to go visit some of the blogs and see where people went via the wormhole. The big news for Roman Catholics this week is the election of a new Pope, Francis the First.   Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires was chosen […]

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Book Review – Shelter by Harlan Coben

Posted by mcm0704 on February 17, 2013 |

 ShelterHarlan Coben Age Range: 12 and upPaperback: 320 pagesPublisher: Speak; Reprint edition (August 21, 2012)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 0142422037ISBN-13: 978-0142422038 First I have to say that I am a huge Coben fan, and have read almost all of his books and enjoyed them a lot. I have always liked Myron Bolitar as a character and was intrigued […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on February 15, 2013 |

This will be a short post, as I woke up not feeling well this morning. It is a cold, nasty day here in my part of the world, so I see hot tea and an afghan in my near future. Maybe not in a cup as pretty as that one. I’m more of a mug […]

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Farewell to Robert B. Parker

Posted by mcm0704 on January 20, 2010 |

As a fan of all the great stories penned by Robert B. Parker I am really saddened about his death. Not only did I enjoy his stories, which were never intended to be great literature, only a good romp, I learned a great deal about how to write. As did many other writers. Here is […]

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