Author Archives: Michelle

What’s for Dinner? – Week Starting 9 June 2018

People are forever asking how I manage everything with such a busy schedule. I love to cook, but I don’t always have time to do so in the manner I would like. This weekly journal is a way to keep it real and show that while my intentions are good, sometimes life and all of…

Fabulous Friday – 15 June 2018

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We should always find ways to celebrate the little things in life. What better day to celebrate these little things than the best day of the week? So, here are the things that make this a Fabulous Friday for me this week. ********************  IT’S ALL GOOD – Holly is off of school. Connor is working. Jim…

When ghosts are boring

Paper Ghosts by Julia Heaberlin

Genre: Suspense; Thriller Publication Date: 15 May 2018 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “An obsessive young woman has been waiting half her life—since she was twelve years old—for this moment. She has planned. Researched. Trained. Imagined every scenario. Now she is almost certain the man who kidnapped and murdered her sister sits in the passenger…

Space is terrifying

Obscura by Joe Hart

Genre: Science Fiction Publication Date: 8 May 2018 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “In the near future, an aggressive and terrifying new form of dementia is affecting victims of all ages. The cause is unknown, and the symptoms are disturbing. Dr. Gillian Ryan is on the cutting edge of research and desperately determined to find…

Two books perfect for today’s enhanced social justice

Genre: Literary Fiction Publication Date: 1 May 2018 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “It’s 2003 and Romy Hall is at the start of two consecutive life sentences at Stanville Women’s Correctional Facility, deep in California’s Central Valley. Outside is the world from which she has been severed: the San Francisco of her youth and her…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 11 June 2018

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Hosted by Kathryn from Book Date, this is a weekly event to share what we’ve read in the past week and what we hope to read, plus whatever else comes to mind. Here is what I read the week ending 11 June 2018. To learn more about each book, just click on the book cover! Molly…

Sunday Reflections – 10 June 2018

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Happy Sunday! I could get used to this more low-key schedule. It is so nice knowing there is nowhere we have to be at any given point in time. Helping things is the weather. It has been absolutely gorgeous. We have had the windows open all week, enjoying the breezes and nature soundtrack that is…

What’s for Dinner? – Week Starting 2 June 2018

People are forever asking how I manage everything with such a busy schedule. I love to cook, but I don’t always have time to do so in the manner I would like. This weekly journal is a way to keep it real and show that while my intentions are good, sometimes life and all of…

Fabulous Friday – 8 June 2018

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We should always find ways to celebrate the little things in life. What better day to celebrate these little things than the best day of the week? So, here are the things that make this a Fabulous Friday for me this week. ******************** NO MORE TEACHERS, NO MORE BOOKS – Happy summer vacation!! I know it does…

I’m going to miss these giant robots

Only Human by Sylvain Neuvel

Genre: Science Fiction Publication Date: 1 May 2018 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Brilliant scientist Rose Franklin has devoted her adult life to solving the mystery she accidentally stumbled upon as a child: a huge metal hand buried beneath the ground outside Deadwood, South Dakota. The discovery set in motion a cataclysmic chain of events…