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Tale of a Shooting Star... · 4M ago

Stitching Finishes To Date

Surprisingly, my mojo came back with a vengeance this year. Mostly because I rediscovered my adoration of all things hardanger. I’ve stitched so many bookmarks, it’s now a running gag. And a...
Tale of a Shooting Star... · 4M ago

Stitching Goals for 2017

My stitching mojo seems to have returned, even if it’s primarily small projects so far, so I figured I would set a handful of goals and see what happens. I’ve already managed to complete one...
Tale of a Shooting Star... · 7M ago

Brew or Die: A Java Jive Mystery by Caroline Fardig

Brew or Die: A Java Jive Mystery by Caroline Fardig My rating: 4 of 5 stars I will admit that jumping into the middle of a multi-novel series doesn’t always yield the best results. While aut...
Tale of a Shooting Star... · 7M ago

Sleep Tight by Anne Frasier

Sleep Tight by Anne Frasier My rating: 5 of 5 stars Sleep Tight is the story of an FBI profiler whose life was drastically altered when, as a teenager, her best friend was murdered. Years la...
Tale of a Shooting Star... · 8M ago

Single Malt Murder: A Whisky Business Mystery by Melinda Mullet

Single Malt Murder: A Whisky Business Mystery by Melinda Mullet My rating: 5 of 5 stars First a shout-out to NetGalley and Alibi/Random House for giving me the opportunity to review this boo...
Tale of a Shooting Star... · 8M ago

The Marriage Pact by Michelle Richmond

The Marriage Pact by Michelle Richmond My rating: 3 of 5 stars The view was not worth the climb. First of all, let me be clear – I received an advanced reader copy of this book from NetGalle...
Tale of a Shooting Star... · 8M ago

Grim by Thea Atkinson

Grim by Thea Atkinson My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was pleasantly surprised by this book. Not having read any of Thea’s work before, I didn’t know what to expect, so I kept my expectations fair...
Tale of a Shooting Star... · 8M ago

2017 Stitching Goals

I’ve had so little time to stitch, I didn’t even bother to set goals last year. Let’s see what, if anything, I can accomplish this year. —————– Joan Elliott – Water Wonderland — Complete sti...
Tale of a Shooting Star... · 8M ago

Book Review: Dead Lemons by Finn Bell

Dead Lemons by Finn Bell My rating: 3 of 5 stars Disclaimer #1: I am a freelance editor. Typos, grammatical errors, tense inconsistencies and the like drive me nuts. So there are sections of...
Tale of a Shooting Star... · 8M ago

Book Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood My rating: 4 of 5 stars Having never read this book before, it was highly recommended to me by several female friends on the heels of the 2016 election...