Archive for the ‘book review’ Category

Reading progress so far has been positive!  I finished my second book last night, and honestly, both books could not be more different from one another. I started the year off with something light, mostly because I had a long plane ride ahead of me … and I didn’t want to have to focus TOO […]


SO, I have disappeared off of the face of the blogging universe, both on this blog and on my other blog, Saucy and Bossy.  Marc and I have been SO busy, and this year just literally ZOOMED by. One of my new year’s resolutions, though, is to be a better reader.  I work better with […]


Do you know that I haven’t updated this blog in a long time?  Of course you do — if you’re one of my four readers.  My apologies.  We’ve been cooking and posting on Saucy and Bossy and that has taken all the blogging life out of me — well, that and the insane amount of […]


I do intend to review Meghan Daum’s novel, The Quality of Life Report, but I do realize that the title is apt for this posting, especially since it’s been a bit since I’ve written anything on my blog.  Marc and I have been keeping super busy, blogging about food and meals, on our combined blog, […]


**Before I begin, let me just tell you that Job and I just had the most awesome snuggle.  It was a long snuggle, and he’s totally the best dog in the world.** I read Ann Hood’s Somewhere Off the Coast of Maine on Wednesday, in one sitting, which is extraordinarily rare for me.  (I can […]


I started Alicia Erian’s novel Towelhead on Sunday morning and finished it on Tuesday afternoon.  This might be a decent indicator of how much I liked this book, and how incredibly powerful it was.  I have had a hard time figuring out what to say about this book at least to start off with.  I […]


The Good Wife

14Mar09

I just finished Stewart O’Nan’s novel, The Good Wife, which we are discussing for March’s book club.  I haven’t read any of Stewart O’Nan’s novels, but he’s quite prolific, and very well regarded. The Good Wife begins with a crime.  Tommy Dickerson and his friend Gary commit an arson and a murder — though we […]