Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for May, 2015

Library Lust

via here

via here

Read Full Post »

badge-4Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and Linda from Silly Little Mischief that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. If you’d like to participate, just write up your post-feel free to steal the button-and link it using the Mr. Linky any time during the week. And of course check out what other participants are getting from their libraries.

Sorry for the slight delay with this week’s Library Loot post – and for the total silence of late. Things have been rather hectic around here, with out of town visitors, a rash of freak accidents and illnesses throughout the family, and far, far too much work. But the good news is I have a long weekend coming up and plenty of books to spend it with!

Library Loot

I spent much of last weekend gardening. This weekend, I plan to put my feet up and read about gardens instead.  I’ve never visited either Sissinghurst or Highgrove but would love to one day.  And when I tire of gardens, there are short stories by Elizabeth Taylor to dip into.

But, let’s be honest, all the attention is really on this much-anticipated new release:

a God in Ruins

What did you pick up this week?

Read Full Post »

Library Lust

credit: Feldman Architecture (via Desire to Inspire)

credit: Feldman Architecture (via Desire to Inspire)

Read Full Post »

badge-4Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and Linda from Silly Little Mischief that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. If you’d like to participate, just write up your post-feel free to steal the button-and link it using the Mr. Linky any time during the week. And of course check out what other participants are getting from their libraries.

Library LootMy History by Antonia Fraser

The Duff Cooper Diaries edited by John Julius Norwich

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

What did you pick up this week?

Read Full Post »

Library Lust

Photo credit: The Cottage Company

Photo credit: The Cottage Company

It’s that time of year when everyone with a cabin/cottage is beginning to disappear from the city every weekend, lured to the country by warm weather and the promise of outdoor activities.  However, if I had a room like this in my cabin, I’d be just as happy on a rainy day as a sunny one!

Read Full Post »