'I am simply a 'book drunkard.' Books have the same irresistible temptation for me that liquor has for its devotee. I cannot withstand them.' L.M. Montgomery

'There are no faster or firmer friendships than those formed between people who love the same books.' Irving Stone


Monday, July 21, 2014

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday is a place for readers to share the books that came in their mailbox during the last week. You can link up your new books or just browse the links to see what everyone else got last week!

These three came in the mail last week. Yummy!

Read about this series on a Facebook post. Vintage mystery with humor. Had to have one. Found it at paperbackswap.com

The Taste of Murder by Joanna Cannan
Read about Ms. Cannan's daughter's books over @ Pining for the West (by way of a Molly Keane post!) which got me thinking about Cannan's books. I have Death at the Dog and enjoyed it so I went in search of another one of hers!

The Woman who Walked into the Sea by Mark Douglas-Home
Loved the first book in this series, The Sea Detective.

I also got several free Kindle mysteries...
The Trowie Mound Murders by Marsali Taylor
Five Six Pick Sticks by EJ Lamprey
Beyond Evidence by Emma L. Clapperton

Pretty good week all in all! Of course the grandkids are here so I don't get to read as much as usual. 

What did you get in your mailbox?

Peggy Ann




Monday's Muddle

Good morning Monday!

This is what's for dinner today! With these on the side made with zucchini from my son and daughter-in-law's garden.


15 Words That Don’t Mean What We Think They Mean. We’ve been saying it in the wrong context forever and now it’s time to stop.

Rare Tunes. Came across this when looking for a song mentioned in Treasures on Earth.  From there found this site about Scottish rare tunes. Internet Archive is pretty neat. It has all kinds of different things 'archived' from around the net.

You are more beautiful than you think! This is a must watch, ladies!

On that same note this one is just plain fun!

If you like silliness and random facts this is a fun channel. Good clean fun full of interesting stuff!

A book set in Maine I am looking forward to reading this summer! Free on Girliebooks.com

Have you ever heard of DorothyL? It's a discussion and idea list for mystery lovers. I subscribe to it and get it in my email. Lots of interesting things. Need to know how many 'sleuths' wear glasses? Probably can find out here if not you can ask and create the list for others. Sisters in Crime has a Discussion List too. And this is a brand new list that has just started up. Jim's list is specific about Books in Bookstores.

Update on the house explosion: The couple were killed from blunt force trauma and the source of the explosion was most likely a stove they had or were installing in the basement.

Fat flush water!

As the last few episodes of Hercule Poirot make their way to the airwaves in the US here is a nice interview with David Suchet.


Make a good week!
Peggy Ann

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Song for Sunday


Hold Me by Jamie Grace

(I love, I love, I love, I love the way you hold me)

I've had a long day I just wanna relax
Don't have time for my friends, no time to chit-chat
Problems at my job, wonderin' what to do
I know I should be working but I'm thinking of You and
Just when I feel this crazy world is gonna bring me down
That's when Your smile comes around

Oo, I love the way You hold me, by my side You'll always be
You take each and everyday, make it special in some way
I love the way you hold me, in Your arms I'll always be
You take each and everyday, make it special in some way
I love You more than the words in my brain can express
I can't imagine even loving You less
Lord, I love the way You hold me
Whoa whoa
Oh whoa, I love the way You hold me
Whoa whoa

Well Ya, took my day and You flipped it around
Calmed the tidal wave and put my feet on the ground
Forever in my heart, always on my mind
It's crazy how I think about You all of the time
And just when I think I'm bout to figure You out
You make me wanna sing and shout

Oo, I love the way You hold me, by my side You'll always be
You take each and everyday, make it special in some way
I love the way You hold me, in Your arms i'll always be
You take each and everyday, make it special in some way
I love You more than the words in my brain can express
I can't imagine even loving You less
Lord, I love the way You hold me
Whoa whoa
Oh whoa, I love the way You hold me
Whoa whoa

I'm so grateful and thankful for all You've done
Wish I could tell You in a short story or poem
But, all I have is my voice and this guitar
And You have my heart

Oo, I love the way You hold me, by my side You'll always be
You take each and everyday, make it special in some way
Oh, I love the way You hold me, in Your arms i'll always be
You take each and everyday...

Oo, I love the way You hold me, by my side You'll always be
You make each and everyday, oh so special
Oh, I love the way You hold me, in Your arms I'll always be
You take each and everyday, make it special in some way
I love You more than the words in my brain can express
I can't imagine even loving You less
Lord, I love the way You hold me
Whoa whoa
Oh whoa, I love the way You hold me
Whoa whoa
Oh, I love

(I love, I love, I love, I love the way You hold me)



brought to you this week by Isa, world's best granddaughter!

Have a blessed week!
Peggy Ann

Saturday, July 19, 2014

The Little Things in Life