Thursday, February 13, 2014

Cat Thursday | Spider-Cat (Feb 13)

Welcome to the weekly meme, hosted by Michelle at The True Book Addict, that celebrates the wonders and sometime hilarity of cats! Join us by posting a favorite LOL cat pic you may have come across, famous cat art or even share with us pics of your own beloved cat(s). It's all for the love of cats! Enjoy! (Share your post in the Mr. Linky on The True Book Addict).


Here are photos of Maxie's frenemy Humphrey, taken when he was visiting us in September.

Spider-cat, Spider-cat,
Does whatever a spider....

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Wishlist Wednesday, Destroyer Angel (Feb 12)

I am participating in a new meme this week.  

Wishlist Wednesday is a book blog hop, hosted by Dani @Pen to Paper  where we will post about one book per week that has been on our wishlist for some time, or just added (it's entirely up to you), that we can't wait to get off the wishlist and onto our wonderful shelves.  Here's how to join us:
  • Pick a book from your wishlist that you are dying to get to put on your shelves.
  • Do a post telling your readers about the book and why it's on your wishlist.
  • Add your blog to the linky at the bottom of Dani's post.
  • Go to Pen to Paper for the rest of the details.

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The book that I'm wishing for this week is:

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Death of an Irish Diva, by Mollie Cox Bryan | Blog Tour Review

I read a really good book recently, y'all.  Let me tell you a little about this terrific Cozy Mystery.

Spring is in the air, but the ladies of the Cumberland Creek Scrapbook Crop hardly have time to stop and smell the roses. Not when famed Irish dancer Emily McGlashen is found murdered in her studio just after the St. Patrick’s Day parade – and one of the Crop’s own members is the prime suspect. Vera’s dance studio may have suffered when Emily waltzed into town, but the croppers know she’s not a vengeful murderer. Lucky for her, co-scrapbooker Annie is a freelance reporter eager to vindicate her friend. What she discovers is a puzzling labyrinth of secrets that only add question marks to Emily’s murder. Just when it seems they've run out of clues, an antique scrapbook turns up and points the croppers in the right direction–and brings them face to face with a killer more twisted than a Celtic knot.  

Death of an Irish Diva, by Mollie Cox Bryan, is the third novel in her Cumberland Creek Mystery series. I enjoyed my previous two "visits" to Cumberland Creek, Virginia, in Scrapbook of Secrets and Scrapped, and this "visit" is equally fun and enjoyable. 

(Click here to read my reviews of Scrapbook of Secrets and Scrapped.)  

Monday, February 3, 2014

Rubber Soul, by Greg Kihn | Blog Tour Review

I read a really good book recently, y'all — Rubber Soul, by Greg Kihn.   Let me tell you a little about it.

Rubber Soul

Rubber Soul by Greg Kihn

Greg Kihn is a rock star, seasoned radio host and author. Rubber Soul, his latest novel is inspired by intimate interviews that he conducted with Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Pete Best, Yoko Ono and Patti Harrison. Though Rubber Soul is fiction, as Greg says it is “100% historically accurate” and an candid glimpse of the phenomenon that is The Beatles.


Rubber Soul is a an innovation in the Rock Thriller genre, taking readers on a rollicking ride through The Beatles legacy from the early days in Liverpool to six sold out shows per night in Hamburg and full-fledged Beatlemania.

Dust Bin Bob runs into some lads from Liverpool at his second hand shop on Penny Lane. The lads: John, Paul, George and Ringo and Dust Bin Bob become firm friends, sharing vinyl that will spark a revolution. Murder, mystery and Beatlemania mayhem ensues—with the boys narrowly avoiding an international incident and an attempted assassination. It’s the ultimate Beatles story that could have happened!


The Ed Sullivan Theater on West 53rd Street only held seven hundred people but the show had received about fifty thousand applications for tickets. Cops lined the street in front. Bobby thought the Beatles were keeping remarkably calm.

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Kindle Fire HDX GIVEAWAY | Now through Feb 28 | OVER

February Kindle Fire

Win a Kindle Fire HDX, Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash ($229 value)

This is a joint AUTHOR & BLOGGER GIVEAWAY EVENT!  Bloggers & Authors have joined together and each chipped in a little money towards a Kindle Fire HDX 7".