You may have missed some of the wonderful books that I talked about in March this year, so I wanted to remind you of the March of Women–a concentration on books featuring women characters. Every book I reviewed was about one or more strong, unique, and sometimes iconoclastic woman character. First, a list of historical [...]
AND WE HAVE A WINNER!! Lori McCallum wins the terrific new mystery from Cara Black, Murder Below Montparnasse. Check out that link or the next one to see how YOU can be a winner, too. Cara Black is giving a way a fantastic trip to Paris (redundancy alert–any trip to Paris is fantastic). Just a [...]
Second book featuring a strong and unconventional woman during our celebration of Women’s History Month. You can win the book (signed by the author) AND you can win a trip to Paris. Read on.. Place: Montparnasse , Paris Book: Murder Below Montparnasse by Cara Black (NEW THIS MONTH: March 2013) Cara Black juggles. And [...]
Destination: Japan Book: Rising Son: A Father and Son’s Bike Adventure Across Japan by Charles R. Scott (New, February 2013) Beware the conclusions you draw when visiting another culture. For one thing, your experience of a place can change drastically depending on your mode of transportation.
Donning my other hat as “Classic Film Connoisseur” over at Reel Life With Jane, this month I talk about the pin-up girls of World War II. Come on over and make your choice. The article on pin-ups follows my article last month at Reel Life With Jane about the ways that Hollywood turned to [...]
Harry Potter Poster Book Giveaway ends at midnight (MST) Today. FOUR books will be given away. Get the details and leave a comment (or sign up for e-mail subscription) here.
Destination: Great Britain Books: TWO Harry Potter Poster Collections: The Quintessential Images and The Definitive Movie Posters Calling all Harry Potter fans!! I recommended these poster collection books in my post on Gifts for Travelers Who Read. Just in case you didn’t get them or give them for a gift during the holidays–here’s your [...]
Two short announcements today. This is the first. Royal Cities of the Ancient Maya Photography Book Giveaway I must say I was amazed that there were not more people lining up to win this incredible photo book, worth $50. But the winner is: Edie Jarolim. You can see Edie’s musing about Freud’s Butcher at her [...]