451 Challenge

Oh, just what I need, another challenge! But this one looks so wonderful, I can’t pass it up. (That’s what I said about the others, too, of course.) The 451 Challenge originates from the book “Fahrenheit 451” by Ray Bradbury, and is hosted and managed by Elizabeth at the As Usual, We Need More Bookshelves …

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Teaser Tuesday

“Murdered!” said John Tyler. “General Harrison was not murdered! The very idea is absurd!” (p25) “I recognize that ring,” she said, pointing to an exposed finger. “This is Frank! This is my husband!” (p50) Die Like A Hero: A Josiah Beede Mystery by Clyde Linsley © Jan McClintock of We Need More Shelves

Teaser Tuesday

“Before he could react, there was a movement behind him and a stunning blow at the base of his skull.” (p17) “Boy, as far as I can see, you picked the only genuinely ugly building in Heidelberg.” (p31) Fellowship of Fear by Aaron Elkins © Jan McClintock of We Need More Shelves

Bookmarks: The Beginning

I’ve used many everyday items as bookmarks over the years as well as special bookmarks given as gifts or made by hand. Here I’m going to document the many types of bookmarks I use and will link to fun sites online about bookmarks. A great idea: combine the jacket with a bookmark! Jacket + Bookmark …

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Teaser Tuesday

“The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest. The flood had made, the wind was nearly calm, and being bound down the river, the only thing for it was to come to and wait for the turn of the tide.” First line of Joseph …

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