Category Archives: Ramblings

On the film version of Water for Elephants

Last Wednesday my friend invited me to the movies to see Water for Elephants. I don’t go to the movies that often. I think the last movie I saw in the theater was Alice in Wonderland. How long has that … Continue reading

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Favorite Novels Set in Ireland

There are so many good novels set in Ireland or written by Irish authors! Of course, I love all of the Irish faerie lore, the tales of the Sidhe and Tuatha De Danaan. I’m one of many writers whose work … Continue reading

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Follow Friday 2.25.11

Follow Friday is a weekly hop hosted at Parajunkee’s View. Visit to find new reads and book bloggers! This week: Share your current fav television show! Tell us a bit about it… My answer: The “current” part makes me smile. … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesdays 2.22.11

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that … Continue reading

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On Green Angel and Green Witch

I’ve never read Alice Hoffman before. I picked up her YA novella Green Angel lured by the physical beauty of the book. My library owns a small hardcover copy that is just so pretty. I was not disappointed by her … Continue reading

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Book Blogger Hop 2.18-2.21

The Book Blogger Hop is hosted weekly at Crazy-for-Books. Join to meet fellow book lovers and discover new reads. This week’s question: “What book(s) would you like to see turned into a movie?” Sometimes I get nervous when a book … Continue reading

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Writing On Wednesday 2.16.11

Writing on Wednesday is a weekly meme created at Bookish Ardour. Visit to join the conversation with other writers. This week’s question: Writing Stereotypes: Have you been subjected to them? What do you find are the most common you’ve been … Continue reading

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On Catching Fire and Mockingjay (some spoilers)

I was warned to brace myself for the events in Catching Fire and Mockingjay! I’ll give my spoiler alert here. I don’t think it is possible for me to discuss the last two books in the trilogy without giving something … Continue reading

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Book Blogger Hop 2.11.11-2.14.11

The Book Blogger Hop is hosted weekly at Crazy-for-Books. Join to meet fellow book lovers and discover new reads. This week’s “question”: Tell us about one of your posts from this week and give us a link so we can … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday 2.8.11

Top Ten Tuesday is weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Link up to find other book lovers and new reads! This week’s Top Ten List: Top Ten Characters I’d Name My Children After Liadan from Son of … Continue reading

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