Guess Who’s Coming to Santa’s for Dinner?

Guess Who’s Coming to Santa’s for Dinner? by Tomie dePaola  This year, Santa and Mrs. Claus are having their entire family over for Christmas dinner. There’s Uncle Alfred, the inventor from Bermuda; Sister Olga, the opera singer; eight young children, including Baby Willie; and even a polar bear named Oscar. …

Great Joy

Great Joy by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Bargram Ibatoulline It is just before Christmas when an organ grinder and monkey appear on the street corner outside Frances’s apartment. Frances can see them from her window and, sometimes, when it’s quiet, she can hear their music. In fact, Frances can’t stop …

“Waiting On” Wednesday

Can’t wait to read: Cat Sitter on a Hot Tin Roof by Blaize Clement release date: Jan 6, 2009 When Dixie meets Laura Halston, a newcomer to Siesta Key, she recognizes a kindred spirit and believes she’s found a new friend. Disarmingly beautiful, Laura confesses that she’s in hiding from …

2009 Erotica Reading Challenge

This is the last challenge I’m signing up for, but I couldn’t resist this one. As a way to celebrate publishers like X Libris, Avon Red, Ellora’s Cave, Samhain, Siren, etc, this challenge will focus only on erotica fiction. Read 10 erotica in 2009. Overlaps with other challenges are fine. You …