• Archive | Pursuits & Passions

    Where do you hide when you are Invisible?

    Transparent. Fiona is the first invisible girl. Which makes her the perfect pawn in her crime-boss fathers world. But all she wants is to be a normal 16-year-old. Not the thief, and now murderer, her father wants her to be. Running away with her mother should be easy. Except when you are one-of-kind, everyone knows who […]

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    Hair Raising – Kevin J. Anderson

    Dan Shamble is back on the case with Hair Raising, the third in the Dan Shamble, Zombie PI series.  Kevin J. Anderson’s signature humor, imagery and punny come together as Dan gets involved with a truly hair raising case: someone is scalping the full-time werewolves! Is it their sworn enemies, the “monthlies” or something far […]

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    Aliens on Vacation – Clete Smith

    It is summer and many of us are on vacation or will take at least a week or two off.  And aliens are no different. Aliens Yes, aliens need vacations too.  And in Aliens on Vacation (Intergalactic Bed and Breakfast) by Clete Smith (and illustrations hilariously drawn by Christian Slade) David learns just that. His […]

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    Stephen King’s Joyland – House of Horrors

    Joyland will probably be remembered as a minor entry in Stephen King’s impressive collection of books, but even minor (not to be confused with second-rate) King is more addictively readable than most contemporary authors. The new novel, released in paperback, doesn’t have the epic sweep of Under the Dome or the intricate structure of 11-22-63, […]

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    A Woodworker Does Pottery

    What you are going to see in this blog post is a smallish Dan Mosheim pottery show.  I have been fooling around with clay for about 10 years now, and have taken classes with Nick Seidner of Rising Meadow Pottery, Kate Geotz of Hartsboro Pottery in Wallingford, Vermont and Lauren Silver, the pottery teacher at […]

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    Expecting Company?

    Expecting company this summer?  Is your quest room is looking a little tired?  How can you make your guests feel special? There are any number of easy solutions and many you may already have around your home.Summer time begs for clean white sheets and bright pillows and rugs.  A few colorful pillows and a coordinating […]

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    Clark the Shark – Bruce Hale

    School might be out for the summer, but the story Clark the Shark by Bruce Hale and illustrated by Guy Francis is one that is a must have all year around! Clark is a shark. Clark likes school. But sometimes, Clark is a little rambunctious and the other fish don’t like Clark! What is a poor […]

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