“Whenever you are stuck searching for the optimal plan, remember: Getting started changes everything.” – James Clear, author of Atomic Habits
There are few books that I think about for days after I finish them. I am a voracious reader. I will open up a book, get into the story, and then when I am done with the book, I move on to the next. Not so for Bronte’s Mistress by Finola Austin. As nearly anyone… Continue Reading →
Write hard and clear about what hurts. – Ernest Hemingway
Musing on the habit of (not) running.
I picked this book up after reading another book by Manda Collins, A Lady’s Guide to Mischief and Mayhem. I found the plot of that book entertaining, and who doesn’t enjoy a well off widow doing basically whatever she likes, but especially bucking tradition? Ready Set Rogue is one of those romance novels I don’t… Continue Reading →
The Secret, Book and Scone Society by Ellery Adams is a well-written book. Here’s an extract from the Amazon blurb: Strangers flock to Miracle Springs hoping the natural hot springs, five-star cuisine, and renowned spa can cure their ills. If none of that works, they often find their way to Miracle Books, where, over a… Continue Reading →
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Doubt if you will,
but the truth is that which I have told,
and forever rests upon lies
like oil over water.–Miguel de Cervantes