2022 Reading Challenge

2022 Reading Challenge
Jill Elizabeth has read 5 books toward her goal of 260 books.

Book Review: The Woman on the Orient Express by Lindsay Jayne Ashford

What a clever construct – the tale behind the author! The Woman on the Orient Express is an attempt to explain Agatha Christie’s mysterious disappearance and divorce/remarriage. It is a delightful novel, written in a Christie-esque style, populated by intriguing characters with mysterious back stories and motivations and set against one of her most famous […]

Interesting Thoughts for the Day, Courtesy of Dean Koontz

I’m reading Ashley Bell – excellent story, if you haven’t read it and like twisty, eerie, weird mysteries that are so intricately interwound you can’t tell one end from another, then this is one to pick up… It has fabulous characters, full of spit and vinegar and evil and mercy and confusing overlapping backstories. It […]

For Those Who’d Rather Die Than Read (teehee) (In Revival – Pun Intended)

[This post originally appeared on April 5, 2012. If you wonder why it’s back, visit here. I used to do Top Ten lists as a regular feature; not sure why I haven’t picked it back up, really. Should I?]

Ah, I slay me. Oh wait, actually, these authors will (sort of). You see, today’s […]

Today I Think We Shall Have Some Photo Poetry (Again)

[This one originally appeared on August 9, 2012. If you want to know why it chose today to reappear, visit here. Or you can just read it – for the first time, for real or pretend..]

Okay, I confess, I have no idea what to write about today. I am scheduling this in advance, […]

Guest Post – On the Challenges of Writing an Adult Book from a Child’s Point of View by Sonia Korn-Grimani (Redux)

[This post originally presented itself on October 9, 2012. If you wonder why it’s reappeared, visit here.]

At the age of eight, little Sonia Korn is declared an enemy of the German State. She and her family are given a grim option; either find a way to disappear, or be rounded up and sent […]