Review of The Missing Ink

I wonder if this would be classified as a “cozy” mystery. Sure, it has its certain qualities that make it a cozy. Well, I would call this a “modern, trendy, and hip” cozy because of the theme and their main character. Who happens to be a tattoo artist. From what I gather, most cozies take […]

Teaser Tuesday Featuring The Missing Ink

Today’s Teaser is from The Missing Ink by Karen E Olson: I shook my head. “Not interested,” I said. He straightened up. “Not interested in what?” “In you.” I couldn’t be more blunt. “Excuse me, miss, but I was going to ask if you would like to sign up for karaoke.” LOL. What are your […]

Musing Monday 2/22

Today’s MUSING MONDAYS post is about a keeping books. Do you keep all the books you ever buy? Just the ones you love? Just collectibles? What do you do with the ones you don’t want to keep? – I only keep the books that I will keep rereading. Sometimes it’ll be a series that I […]

Bliss Award!

I was recently awarded The Bliss Award by Alayne at The Crowded Leaf! (thanks!) The object of this award is to name ten things that make you happy: 1. Reading. 2. Reading and being with the hombre because he always tries to get my attention by making me laugh. 3. Going to the library. 4. […]

Review of The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn

The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn is the first of the Samurai mysteries which is geared towards Juvenile fiction readers. It’s about fourteen year old Seikei who is the son of a tea merchant but dreams of becoming a samurai. However there’s very little chance of becoming one as usually you have to be born […]

Musing Monday 2/15

Today’s MUSING MONDAYS post is about a reference material. Do you keep reference books on your shelves at home? What’s your first port of call when you need information – the internet or a book? – I have very few reference books. An atlas, and a dictionary. Even a thesaurus. I usually resort to the […]