Tag Archives: Maeve Binchy
Carolyn’s Celtic Coasts 2018!
It is my pleasure to reprise my newest theme, for its third year: Celtic Coasts 2018! I love Irish and Scottish places, authors, lore, and have been learning more about Wales. I am first to give Welsh-related literature somewhere … Continue reading
Ireland, One-Hundred, & Off!
I wonder why original hostess, Carrie, deleted reviews and comments collected for her long-running theme? I loved being a part of it twice. I hoped someone new would take the reins and spotted the new post today! May we all enjoy … Continue reading
Posted in Book / Novel / Literature Tagged Ann Rivkin, Corvus Winchester, Ireland, Jodi McIsaac, Maeve Binchy, Sheila J. Bleeks 5 Comments
Colourful, Ireland, Scotland
The mission (spelled with a Canadian ‘U’ if you please!) is to read 9 books containing any hues. As long as identical colours aren’t repeated, you can utilize absolutely any hue even from the same spectrum. This is much more flexible … Continue reading
Last group of the year: Europe
I object to calling Wales, Scotland, Ireland, and England one country. They’re wonderfully diverse but this is a creative circle I happily board while it’s still 2012. The hostess doesn’t enforce lumping the United Kingdom and I applaud her extension to January 31, … Continue reading
Posted in Book / Novel / Literature Tagged Agatha Christie, Elizabeth Cody Kimmel, Lyn Hamilton, Maeve Binchy, Malta, Phyllis A. Whitney, Turkey, Wales 1 Comment
Seconds, most original theme.
The most original reading activity I’ve seen is “Seconds Challenge“. This post is a required introduction. It is by the same hostess of “First In A Series”, where book collectors account for series or authors we tried out. I find this one considerably more … Continue reading
Eclectic person and reader!
I had the pleasure of Shelley-Rae’s ‘Eclectic Reading Challenge’ and she has become a friend. Just as it takes me a while to compose sign-up posts, I’d better get closing off events I finished. There are many. Like more than 10! I … Continue reading
I surpassed the Irish book challenge!
I was drawn to this circle for my heritage but thought it one of the trickiest. I’ve been building an extremely well-varied collection of books all my life, largely unopened. My personal rule for these special events is to use my … Continue reading
Posted in Book / Novel / Literature Tagged Angela Elwell Hunt, Anne Enright, Bryan Jeffery Leech, Dingle, Dublin 4, Ireland, Lyn Hamilton, Maeve Binchy, McNutt, The Lilac Bus 2 Comments
Eclectic Reader Challenge!
January 1 – December 31 I’m not into sports but my country and family love hockey. In the National Hockey League, my province’s team is The Winnipeg Jets. ‘A hat trick’ is a phenomenon when the same hockey … Continue reading