The cigales of Provence (Cicadas)

As I contemplate writing about the awesome cigales (cicadas) of Provence, I’m concentrating on the sounds around me that I hear consistently every day or in a particular season. Since I live in a small town, the noises surrounding me are different from the ones...

My Fall TBR stack

I love finishing one stack of books and starting another.  I always have another group to fill my hours and captivate me with some interesting plots and historical adventures. The books I share here are all print copies. I have another list of eBooks and audible...

Follow the Owl

Follow the owl and what will you find? Have you ever planned a trip and had to include a random night or two just to get you closer to your destination? A place to lay your head, to stretch your legs, to satisfy your hunger. This is the place on which you did the...

Hidden Among the Stars Book Review and Giveaway

Tour page on Celebrate Lit About the Book Book Title: Hidden Among The Stars Author: Melanie Dobson Genre: Historical Fiction (However, this is a time-slip novel, so there is also a contemporary component to the story) Release date: September 4, 2018 From the...

Melancolie–the search

The search for the statue called “Melancolie” began when I received an emotional, moving text from one of my sisters about a statue in Geneva, Switzerland with a gripping image of alloys meshed together to form a model of a human being suffering in the...