Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

My word today is, execrable- extremely bad or unpleasant.

A house with bugs, bad smells and roof leaks is an example of a house that might be described as execrable.


Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Wedsnesday


Here is my word for today, found while reading.

Samovar- is a metal urn with a spigot for boiling water for making tea


Monday, January 8, 2018

Mailbvox Monday

Mailbox Monday

These are some of the new titles I received recently.

1. The Missing by C. L. Taylor

2.The Girl In Times Square by Paulina Simmons

3. Look For Her by Emily Winslow

4. If I Die Tonight  by Alison Gaylin

What was in your mailbox?


Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

My word comes from the book Fortunate Ones by Ellen Umansky.

Bougainvillea- is an ornamental sbrubbly plant that is widely cultivated in the tropics, it has red or purple flowers.


Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

My words today come from the book, Fortunate Ones by Ellen Umansky

Kachelofen-is a beautiful clay stove that burns wood extremely efficiently.

Flotsam- is the floating wreckage of a ship.


Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Wondrous Words Wednesday


Wondrous Words Wednesday

I came across this word while reading.

Plinth- is a heavy base supporting a statue or vase.

Monday, December 18, 2017

Mailbox Monday



Mailbox Monday

An emty mailbox again, but waiting for a few arrivals.Like everyone else it's been a busy week.
Have a Happy Holiday season!


Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

My word today is from the book, The Paris Secret.

Verdigris- is a bright bluish-green encrustation formed on copper or brass by atmospheric oxidation.


Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

My words for today are:

Treillage- lattice work for vines, trellis.

Eponymous- giving their name to something, named after a particular person.

Taken from the book, The Paris Secret.


Monday, November 27, 2017

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday

An empty mailbox last week, how about you?

Reading: The Paris Secret by Karen Swan

Karen Swan explores one woman's journey to discover the truth behind an abandoned apartment and a family whose mysteries may be better left undiscovered.


Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

My word for today is:

Abulia-Is a loss of will power.

I will probably have abulia during my Thanksgiving meal.


Monday, November 20, 2017

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday

An empty mailbox last week, but caught up a bit with my reading.

How was your mailbox?

Started reading:  The Paris Secret by Karen Swan


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Here are my words for today:

Knell- the sound of a bell rung slowly to announce a death.

Nadir- the lowest part of anything.


Monday, November 13, 2017

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday

Where did the week go, No new books this past week, but read a lot.

How was yours?

Reading:  Mrs, Miracle by Debbie MaComber

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Here are are my words for today.

Circumlocution- is an indirect way of expressing something.

Exigent- means demanding immediate attention.