Annie soaks up every word – #fridayfiction As Annie is thinking, Ophelia moves to another story. This one is about the staircase leading to the loft. “It took Edward three months to finish it,” she says. “Before we had the staircase I had to pull down those rickety attic steps… Read more »
Summer Reading Habits – #fanfun I’m a huge fan of Goodreads and found this graphic with information about reading habits during the summer. What do you think? Do you fit any of these categories? Do you read differently during the summer than during the rest of the year?
Chicken With White Barbecue Sauce – #southerncomfort Now I’ve seen everything, White Barbecue Sauce! It has a mayonnaise base and is a nice twist that might wow your next gathering. Have you ever tried this barbecue sauce? How did it turn out? Ingredients for Grilled Chicken 1 tablespoon dried thyme… Read more »
A sweet magical read – #bookreviewer Salute True Love and happiness is a life long memory and can last an eternity. It enables you to move forward from any sorrow suffered. This book begins with a young girl named Annie Cross. She works and lives in Philadelphia. Her boyfriend had… Read more »
I’d love to see the loft – #fridayfiction Annie sighs. “How wonderful.” She is remembering the diamond earrings, and they are a poor comparison to the skylight Ophelia has described. “I’d love to see the loft,” she says. The thought of sharing her greatest treasure pleases Ophelia. She rises from… Read more »
Independent Author Network Awards – #fanfun WOOT WOOT! Just got a super lovely e-mail announcing that PASSING THROUGH PERFECT is a Historical Fiction Finalist in the Independent Author Network Book of the Year Competition. This is a Fabulous Group with tons of great authors so I am very, very honored…. Read more »
Turnip Green Dip – #southerncomfort Another great southern dip that you can share with your book club or meet up! Ingredients 5 bacon slices, chopped 1/2 medium-size sweet onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1/4 cup dry white wine 1 (16-oz.) package frozen chopped turnip greens, thawed 12 ounces cream… Read more »
The Book Thief – #tellafriend It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. . . . Set during World War II in Germany, Markus Zusak’s groundbreaking new novel is the… Read more »
Crosby’s books have a magical quality – #bookreviewer Salute Needing to get away, if only for a short time, from her life and failed relationship with her boyfriend Michael in Philadelphia, Annie Cross finds herself at Memory House Bed and Breakfast. She almost misses the sign and yet, as she… Read more »
Indie Next Generation Competition – #fanfun Isn’t this lovely! The Award Medal from the Indie Next Generation Competition. It is for Passing through Perfect, happy feet doing a dance!
Shrimp Po Boy – #southerncomfort A little more effort but well worth it! Don’t forget the Remoulade Sauce. The recipe is below the main one. Ingredients 2 pounds unpeeled, large fresh shrimp 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 cup milk 1 large egg Peanut… Read more »