#TBT Review: Madeleine’s Ghost

TBT ReviewBook Title: Madeleine’s Ghost

Author: Robert Girardi

Genre: Literary Mystery

Published Date: July 20, 1995

Rating: 3.5 stars

This #TBT review was originally posted on January 13, 2008 and was read for a number of reading challenges: A to Z Titles (M), Mini-Challenge and 101 Books in 1,001 Days. Continue reading “#TBT Review: Madeleine’s Ghost”

WIP IT Wednesday

Unfortunately, knitting is not moving along as quickly as I had hoped. Reason: I can’t knit and watch “Stranger Things Season 2” at the same time. Weird. Nevertheless, I did manage to knit a couple of leg rounds for sock #1 of The Prophet’s Zig Zagular socksContinue reading “WIP IT Wednesday”

Knowing More than Just Three

tell me three thingsBook Title: Tell Me Three Things Review

Author: Julie Buxbaum

Genres:  YA, Contemporary Fiction

Pub Date: 4/5/16


Everything about Jessie is wrong. At least, that’s what it feels like during her first week of junior year at her new ultra-intimidating prep school in Los Angeles. Just when she’s thinking about hightailing it back to Chicago, she gets an email from a person calling themselves Somebody/Nobody (SN for short), offering to help her navigate the wilds of Wood Valley High School. Is it an elaborate hoax? Or can she rely on SN for some much-needed help? Continue reading “Knowing More than Just Three”

Childish Excitement Courtesy of Star Wars

Wishing Merry Christmas (Happy Christmas too) to those who celebrate.

What do Jews do on Christmas? I am constantly asked that question. For years, we have gone to the movies, but we really have not found a Chinese restaurant to our liking. So only the movies for us in Tampa on Christmas Day. Continue reading “Childish Excitement Courtesy of Star Wars”