Tag Archives: Shirley Damsgaard

Theme-Closing Combo

I am passionate about numerous subjects but 16 activities I partcipated in -from about September to December- toppled the reading topic.  I thank my non-bookie subscribers for bearing with that.  Stay tuned for a variety of great subjects I’m going to have fun with.  To minimize ‘closing … Continue reading

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Contest using series starters.

  How ludicrous it must seem to commit in December when most contests end.  It’s easy to just begin, quite a while before declaring it.  With a telephone modem, there’s no whipping anything up.  I *can* start Christmas baking while pages … Continue reading

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Cozy Theme Conquered.

I’ve said and will say it again:  ‘cozy’ is a weak, lame word for a heading!  I cringe if it is used in reviews and urge everyone to just say ‘mystery’.  However since I enjoy so many authors labelled thusly;  I must be … Continue reading

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Challenged To Finish Sequels.

I spent summers on Lake Winnipeg, floating around then visiting the beach store.  In a box on the floor were novels, 25c or less!  I grabbed every eerie mansion, without a care for the synopsis.  If a character rooted around hallways … Continue reading

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Silly name but love the genre.

Isn’t ‘cozy’ a stupid name for novels?  I love a paranormal aura.  Like gothics, some authors continue to write ghost stories:  EJ Copperman, Alice Kimberly, Christie Fifield, PJ Alderman.  Whenever keeners throw around “nice cozy” in reviews, I wince!  The genre means stories propelled by … Continue reading

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Ideal shelf-cleaning event.

January 1  ~  December 31   When there’s one good community, might as well join them all!  “Off The Shelf” is a comfortable circle seeking pre-2012 acquisitions.  For example, Canadian Lyn Hamilton’s third novel is “Moche Warrior” but I just got it.  Instead I … Continue reading

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A witch novel challenge!

  THE LEVELS Initiate:  read 01 – 05 books Maiden:  read 06 – 10 books Mother:  read 11 – 15 books Crone:    read 16 – 20 books   With pleasure I join Witch Reading!  From Jan 1 – Dec 31;  some readers halfway in.  If I’d read … Continue reading

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I’m Joining A Read-A-Thon!

Hi!  I’m a free spirit, flowing as need arises.  Pursuing anything scheduled is rare.  However in this house reading is our forté .  I’ll do it!  I’ll join the “Wicked Wildfire Read-A-Thon”!  It begins tomorrow and will be fun!  No instructions except to link … Continue reading

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