Monthly Archives: May 2011

Armchair BEA giveaways galore winners!

It’s almost Monday –  time to announce the winners of my Armchair BEA giveaway. Let me remind that this time  two e-books were up for grabs; more precisely two copies of “The Alienist” by Caleb Carr. The winners were selected using the … Continue reading

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Review:Millenium series by Stieg Larsson: The Girl who Played with Fire (02), The Girl who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest (03).

Image by clayworkshop via Flickr Why I read it at all: I think I need to explain myself. A friend of mine, knowing about my new ereader, tempted me horribly, sending two e-books by Stieg Larsson. I had read the … Continue reading

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Friday Flash Fiction

Amy C at Romance Book Wyrm and Dottie atTink’s Place have come up with the idea for a Monday Morning Flash Fiction challenge. Each Monday a new picture prompt will be posted and if you choose to participate – you publish your Fiction Flash  on … Continue reading

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Armchair BEA Day 2: Giveaways galore!

Hello everybody and welcome to my blog. I can’t be at BEA in New York as I don’t live in the US so I’m very excited to be part of the Armchair BEA for the first time.  I have an exceptional giveaway … Continue reading

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My second spring giveaway winner is being announced!

The twenty first of May – it’s time to announce the winner of my second spring giveaway. Let me remind that this time  a yellow-coloured pendant, shown below, was up for grabs; it was designed and made by yours truly. … Continue reading

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Friday Flash Fiction

Amy C at Romance Book Wyrm and Dottie atTink’s Place have come up with the idea for a Monday Morning Flash Fiction challenge. Each Monday a new picture prompt will be posted and if you choose to participate – you publish your Fiction Flash  on … Continue reading

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Unusual Wishful Wednesday, 18 May

The meme is hosted by Brooke from Brooke Bluestocking Guide.  Welcome to Wishful Wednesday!  This week I wish not for a book but for a brand new e-reader!!! In fact I’ve already ordered it! As soon as it arrives I will … Continue reading

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Review: The Alienist by Caleb Carr

Cover of The Alienist · Mass Market Paperback: 608 pages· Publisher: Bantam (June 1, 1995)· Language: English· ISBN-10: 0553572997· ISBN-13: 978-0553572995· Genre: historical fiction, crime story, thriller· Target group: adults (definitely and only) Synopsis: New York City, the turn of … Continue reading

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Review: Lace Makers of Glenmara by Heather Barbieri

Synopsis: The main character, Kate Robinson, is a young Irish-American designer from Seattle. She has been having a rough time. First, after five years together, her steady boyfriend run off with a model, a girl ‘as thin and angular as … Continue reading

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Second Spring Giveaway

 In my free time I amuse myself with creating jewellery and I have designed for you all a PENDANT  made of agate, a stone rather popular in my area as it can be found here. The spring is now in … Continue reading

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