Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Made Us Smile

Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Make Us Smile  There have been plenty of these over the years so it’s a bit of a challenge to whittle it down. Thanks to That Artsy Reader Girl for another great Top Ten Tuesday topic! Pete’s Five  Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson This is a heartwarming romance... Continue Reading →

Our Honeymoon Haul

Two Saturdays ago, we got married at—of all places—our local library. It was not exactly the day we had originally planned, but it was wonderful, and our close family was able to celebrate with us.  Our honeymoon consisted of several stops in a few of our favorite towns, which of course all have bookstores aplenty.... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday: Best Opening Lines

This week’s topic is best opening lines, which led us to flip through a couple dozen of our favorite books. It’s surprising how many first lines are a bit flat or don’t make sense without context—but we managed to find some gems.

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