Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A Few Great Novels!

I love to read and when the book is SUPER good, I feel I must share.  Here are a few of the latest books that I read and loved...and couldn't put down!  I won't give away anything so I'm not going to talk about the book plot, just giving you recommendations! 

The Storm King by Brendan Duffy
WHAT A GREAT BOOK!!!   I liked the characters and had guesses about who was "good" and "bad" (and I have to say I guessed wrong), and the story had you guessing what happened and where it was going.  It wasn't super suspenseful but kept my interest. And if you pay attention, there's a lesson in the story.

All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda
Excellent story!!  And very good writing.  I couldn’t put this one down.  Megan kept you interested and it was not obvious “who done it”, which I like.  I like a book that makes you think!!  This book had suspense but not over-the-top suspense.
Words cannot even say what I thought about this one.  LOVED IT!!  If you like suspense and a great plot twist, READ THIS ONE!!  OMG I seriously had a major book hangover because I read this one evening from 7pm to 2am and then couldn’t fall asleep until 3am because I was thinking about the book!!  Did I mention SUSPENSE??  YOU MUST READ THIS ONE!  And I recently said to a friend “this one should be a movie”…and guess what?  It is going to be!!  Check A.J. Flynn on twitter!!

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Did You Know Part XII

A few "quirks"...
I can't sit still to watch a movie at home without doing something else (i.e. games on my phone, scrolling through Facebook, reading a book).
I sleep better at night if I have caffeinated coffee in the evening.
I do not like it when people are walking behind me (even little kids); it's a vulnerable feeling like someone is going to murder me.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Winter - Love it, hate it, don't care?

We all have a love/hate relationship with winter...right??  You can love winter but there will still be things you hate (or just dislike) about it.  Maybe I’m wrong.  Maybe there’s 5% of you who love winter and have nothing negative at all to say about it…and good for you!  And by the way, this applies to those who live in states where there are actual seasons year round, not sun and warmth year round!
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In any event, here are a few of my love/hates.

Things I love about winter:

~Playing outside with my dogs.  My dogs love the snow (not the freezing cold but the snow on nicer days)...even my smallest and he comes from the south!  They love running in it to chase a frisbee or ball, and they love trying to catch snowballs too!

~Walks on a snowy evening.  Everything around is peaceful as you look up into the streetlights and watch the snow lightly fall.

~Cozy days inside, sipping on coffee during the day and wine in evenings, while snuggled under a blanket watching a movie or reading a book.

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Things I hate about winter:


~Driving in snow or ice


~Snow plows.  Yes, it's their job and I'm thankful to the men/women who drive them and keep our roads clear.  However, I don't like how they (unintentionally) plow snow back into the end of my driveway after I've finished shoveling, and I don't love the loud noise they make as they drive down my street at 4am.

~Cold wind


So there are good and bad things about winter, in my opinion.  Do you have more loves than hates?  Are you neutral?  Are you one of those people who have no hates for winter?

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