Synopsis: Mary Davies finds safety in her ordered and productive life. Working as an engineer, she genuinely enjoys her job and her colleagues – particularly a certain… Read more “Booklook Bloggers Review: The Austen Escape by Katherine Reay”
Dickens lived in London in the 1800s, and I have this fabulous book about it. It’s called Victorian City and it has absolutely everything you could possibly need to know about streets and construction and horse-drawn everything. It’s perfect.
Great news, everyone! I’ve officially started a #bookstagram! If you’re not sure what that is, it’s an Instagram profile dedicated totally to books (seriously, what could be… Read more “Amanda_the_Bookish: Introduction to the World of Bookstagramming!”
I’ve recently seen a couple ‘name your character’ blog posts and I thought I’d pipe up with an amusing little story about me. Well. I have mild… Read more “The Naming of the Shrew– 4 Rules about Naming Your Characters”
Back again with more surnames and their meanings! Interested in the previous letters? A | B | C | D | De | F | de Gournai:… Read more “G is for: A Genealogy Study”
Hi. So I feel bad about how silent it was around here this past few months. This won’t change next summer, or the summer after that, but… Read more “My Journey into Professional Wine”
For the wins of Roseblood, please hop on over to my brownie-in-law’s blog and read what she has to say. The Sins of RoseBlood Oh my. Everything?… Read more “The Sins of RoseBlood: A Book Review”
Okay, so technically, the story is neither set in a misty castle high on a hill, nor in a town influenced by Germanic-style architecture. However, the mystery and the carriage-time period are the items I’m going for here.
So I’ve been pretty busy since May. I’ll write an entire post on this, but I wanted to pop in and leave this here. My home, my family’s business, and my livelihood is up to win a prestigious award from USAToday.com. If we win, it’ll provide some much needed press for Latigo Ranch. Would you please consider voting?