Just a quick note to let all you Kindle readers out there know that Cyber Monday means savings on 100’s of Kindle titles at Amazon. It appears that there are 816 books on sale as a part of this deal. Prices have been reduced by up to 80%. Personally, I’m a Kindle Unlimited subscriber, but […]
Dry Shampoo: Are there any good ones out there? The idea of dry shampoo is a great one. My hair is fine and leans toward dry, so if I could give it a rest from daily washing – even with hydrating products – I would dearly love to do just that. Plus, let’s face it, that […]
Apothic Red – Don’t be home without it I don’t have a huge wine cellar (although I do have plans for a pretty darn cool one in our current basement storage room). For the time being, I have a limited stash in a wine cabinet on the main floor. As such, I need to be […]
Red by Reese Reed Crescent Moon Press, April 2014 ISBN 1939173809 148 pages My copy: review copy from Ol’ Curiosities and Book Shoppe Overall Rating: I love a good retelling of a fairy tale and I love the occasional quick read. Red by Reese Reed delivered on both of these fronts for me a couple weeks […]
I ran across some cool pictures of literary sand sculpture while killing time tonight. And thanks to WordPress for the iPad, I can share one quickly here! Love this Shakespearean work of sand art….
Love this… In 1999, this floating opera stage (Seebühne) in Austria was transformed into a book being opened by a skeleton for the staging of Verdi’s ‘A Masked Ball’.
The books keep accumulating and I keep falling further behind… what a wonderful problem for a bibliophile to have! Here’s what new at our house. Please share your TBR treasures in the comments! Currently Reading The Lit Witch: Music for Wartime by Rebecca Makkai. I acquired this short story collection through Harvard’s signed first editions […]
Doctorow Giveaway On July 21, 2015, E. L. Doctorow, a key figure in 20th century American literature, passed away from complications of lung cancer. He left behind him a long legacy of novels, short fiction, a stage drama, and essays on literature and politics. To commemorate his passing, I am giving away my personal first edition copy […]
Shakespeare Pro by PlayShakespeare.com For those who love Shakespeare (or those who long to understand his works better) I really must suggest that you look into spending $9.99 on Shakespeare Pro. Available for the iPhone or iPad (I use the iPad version), Shakespeare Pro takes the reading of Shakespeare’s works to a whole new level with […]
Many thanks today to Ashley from the Ol’ Curiosities and Book Shoppe in Monroeville, AL for sharing her thoughts about the upcoming release of Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee. As many of you know, Monroeville is Ms. Lee’s hometown and the basis for Maycomb in Mockingbird. Looking to obtain your own copy of Go […]