Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read. ~ Groucho Marx

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Cat Thursday: Teddy & the Kittens


Cat Thursday
Welcome to Cat Thursday, hosted by Michelle at The True Book Addict! Cat Thursday is a way to share fun pictures, tidbits, and news of all things cat related!

I have a teddy bear that's been with me forever. His name is Fred and the foster kitties seem to have fallen in love with him. When they're not on my lap, they like to hang out with good ole' Fred.

Tortellini & Katniss
Tortellini & Katniss


Monday, July 27, 2015

Bookmark Monday: DIY Ribbon Bookmark


Bookmark Monday
Since I collect bookmarks, thought it would be fun to join the Guiltless Reader for her Bookmark Monday posts!

I'm not very crafty, so while I may pin a lot of crafts to my Pinterest boards, I doubt that I'll ever actually try any of them. Nice to dream though...

Here's my one attempt at a DIY bookmark. Made of two ribbons, it was pretty simple. I still messed up tying off the ends, but overall am pleased with the finished product! 

Bookmark Monday:  DIY Ribbon Bookmark

Not sure why I decided to use a basket as the background, but it was too big to fit on a book cover. 









Saturday, July 25, 2015

My Book Haul 7/25/15

My Book Haul

In need of a new way to showcase titles, I decided that My Book Haul seems like a good fit. I like giving books a little special attention as sometimes it can be awhile before I'm able to review them. Sad to say, but some get put on the shelf and gather a little dust before I'm able to give them the love they deserve. I've included links to Goodreads if you want more information.

For Review:

This was a nice surprise in my mailbox as I'd forgotten that I'd accepted a review copy. Oops! Good thing I've started writing titles down! It's a little outside my usual genres, but sounded intriguing.

The Uninvited by Cat Winters
The Uninvited by Cat Winters

From the award-winning author of In the Shadow of Blackbirds comes a stunning new novel - a masterfully crafted story of love, loss, and second chances. Set during the fear and panic of the Great Influenza of 1918, The Uninvited is part gothic ghost-story, part psychological thriller, perfect for those who loved The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield or The Vanishing by Wendy Webb.



Thursday, July 23, 2015

Cat Thursday: Books + Cats = Happiness


Cat Thursday
Welcome to Cat Thursday, hosted by Michelle at The True Book Addict! Cat Thursday is a way to share fun pictures, tidbits, and news of all things cat related!

The foster kittens have certainly made themselves at home, and seem to love to hang out on my bookshelves!

teamwork!
One of the kittens favorite activities is removing the towel I have on top of the bookcase. Why they find this so amusing is beyond me, so I'm constantly replacing it. I don't want them to scratch the bookcase since it's right under the window, and don't want to anchor it down with something heavy in case they manage to remove that too and get hurt. At least they're working together, right?


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