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I love read just about anything, but my favorites are mysteries.

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Silver Needle Murder

This is the ninth installment in Laura Childs' Tea Shop mystery series. Theodosia becomes involved in another murder in Charleston, S.C. This time centered around the first ever Golden Palmetto Awards for film and TV. All her regular characters are present. The charm of these stories is in the descriptions of food and drink woven into the mystery.

Make sure you have a cup of tea with you before you start reading, because you'll surely crave one after you've read a few pages.

Posted on April 25, 2009 at 3:43pm


Sorry I was gone for awhile - I needed to help my Dad with some health problems. But I'm back and reading and knitting again. Will blog more reviews soon.

Posted on April 16, 2009 at 5:29pm

Jumbo:This Being the True Story of the Greatest Elephant in the World

Written by Paul Chambers

I found this book very interesting. This is the story of who some claimed was the largest elephant in the world - Jumbo. It starts with his capture in Africa as a baby, to his trek to the London Zoo and then on to America. Jumbo was loved by the people of London and became the zoo's most popular animal. Behind the scenes the zoo director and Jumbo's keeper were at odds. This book details how the discord led to Jumbo's sale to P.T. Barnum. Jumbo lived only a… Continue

Posted on June 20, 2008 at 5:03pm

Things I Learned From Knitting (Whether I Wanted To or Not)

The Yarn Harlot does it again. This great little book is filled with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee's humor and unique look at life through a knitter's eyes. Knitter's will love it.

Posted on May 6, 2008 at 3:04pm

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