Review: The Friday Night Knitting Club

It was hard for me to finish this book, especially the last 15 pages or so, but I did. Harder still to write a book review because I'm horribly conflicted between liking some portions of the story and despising some parts. 'The Friday Night Knitting Club' by Kate Jacobs is the story of a group… Continue reading Review: The Friday Night Knitting Club

Vermont Bound: Adventures in Someone Else’s House Part 2

As refreshed and awake as I'm getting at 530 am, I stumble my way into the kitchen for some coffee. This really is a beautiful farmhouse. Built in 1868 so much of it has been lovingly updated to reflect country living in more modern times while keeping true to the quaint and homey feel every… Continue reading Vermont Bound: Adventures in Someone Else’s House Part 2

Vermont Bound: Adventures in Someone Else’s House Part 1

Renting a farmhouse in northern Vermont for 4 days is a perfect opportunity to see what lies on a stranger's bookshelves. Down many a winding road and off every beaten path was the driveway to the farmhouse. Rustic and grand at the same time with its wraparound porch and wavy glass windows it is everything… Continue reading Vermont Bound: Adventures in Someone Else’s House Part 1

Review The Queen’s Vow

The Queen’s Vow  C. W. Gortner I was really excited to read this after reading The Last Queen, Gortner’s novel about Queen Juana the last queen of Castile. Gortner’s knowledge of how the Spanish court operated during that time, its policies and traditions woven into a story about the life and reign of Queen Isabella,… Continue reading Review The Queen’s Vow