About Me

I'm a forty something mother of two girls ages 17 and 11. I enjoy knitting and figuring skating. My grandmother taught me to knit when I was about 7 and I'm still "figuring out knitting!"

Monday, May 25, 2009


Lately I have been doing a lot of reading. DD #2 likes to spend time at our local library and that means that mom gets to take her. I really don't mind at all. I remember a lot of childhood times when I could spend hours in a library. I was and am a reader and know that a love of books can take you anywhere. My most recent reads are quick and remarkably different genres. The first was Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich and the second was Summer on Blossom Street by Debbie Macomber. I read them in one sitting each.

Twelve Sharp . . .I have read all of the Stephanie Plum Series up to twelve and am trying to pace myself so that I don't have to wait to buy the latest two which aren't in my library. I have one more to read before I'm caught up and it's likely that if I sit down with it, I won't stop. I am picking the day to read it. Maybe on Saturday next week. My Birthday is that weekend and maybe I can get away with it. These books make me laugh hysterically! I love the banter that is always going on between the main characters and the heroine is wonderful. Spunky and Tough are the best words to describe her. Oh and there's the romantic twist in this series that I find wonderful too.

Blossom Street. . . Ms. Macomber has done it again! I love the characters in this series of novels. They are strong people who are kind. Reading about their lives makes you want to be a better person. Her real life scenarios are wonderfully written. The strength of these characters is different than in the Stephanie Plum series but strength the same.

I would recommend these books to anyone who wants a pleasurable summer read.

1 comment:

  1. i love her books also..i cant wait for the new one to be on paper back..
    take care,