Category Archives: A-Z Challenge 2013

L is for Lady Bug #AtoZChallenge

Once upon a time, in a Bayer Pharmaceutical building far far away, I was talking to my co-worker. Co-worker “Blah blah blah about this weekend.  We blah blahed and had such a great time!” Me “Haha, well blah blah blah … Continue reading

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K is for Kingsolver #AtoZChallenge

One of my first favorite adult authors was Barbara Kingsolver.  After I read her book The Bean Trees, I was hooked.  Of course this means I read every book she wrote until Prodigal Summer.  I liked that one, but I think she had … Continue reading

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J is for Jammin #AtoZChallenge

I recently started making jams in the last few years, simply because I own fruit trees.  Any fruit tree owner will tell you that their trees produce too much and that everything ripens ALL AT ONCE!  I love plums and … Continue reading

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I is for Ignatius #AtoZChallenge

Anyone read A Confederacy of Dunces?  If so, you will never forget Mr. Ignatius J. Reilly. (If you haven’t,  you should think about reading it.) He really is the most interesting character, completely allergic to work and society and he cracks me … Continue reading

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H is for Historical Fiction #AtoZChallenge

A-Z Challenge, H – I love historical fiction and have been neglecting that genre a bit lately, I got distracted by YA and paranormal stuff but am trying to sneak one in every once in a while.  Why you ask? … Continue reading

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G is for Gargantuan #AtoZChallenge

Gargantuan, which is actually from a movie quote I have been thinking about lately. Anyone seen Kill Bill 2?  Elle Driver has just unleashed a Black Mamba on her boyfriend’s brother.  As he is suffering through the bite, she begins … Continue reading

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F is for First Lines #AtoZChallenge

Time to test your first line mettle. Which book goes with which first line? I tried to mix it up with well known and “figure it out”. If you want to check, the answers are at the bottom.  Don’t peak until … Continue reading

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