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A Work in Progress

Adventures in (mostly) reading, and (sometimes) needlework and other artsy endeavors...

Published: 2017-10-17T08:00:00-05:00


Teaser Tuesday: The Stepford Wives


Since I have more or less cleared my night stand of most books, now I have the pleasure of 'rebuilding' it! First up is a new book for my monthly prompt. Although the first book I selected was most promising...

And Now for a Little Stitching?


Hello stitching. Where have you been all year? There is something really comforting about pulling out a needle and thread and working on some small needlework project. I especially like Prairie Schooler samplers. You can keep your hands occupied and...

In Search of Cambridge, England


Sometimes a story beckons even if you don’t quite know what it is. I do know it needs to be set in Cambridge, England. School or spy, or maybe a little code breaking? Set now or in the padt or...

A Governess, a Tutor & a Willful Young Woman


I've picked a prompt book and am settling into it nicely. A little Victorian drama along the lines of Wilkie Collins or maybe Henry James's Turn of the Screw has a certain appeal and so far it is turning out...

October Prompt: Ghosts and Hauntings


September didn't feel very autumn-like for the most part, save for a few teaser days. October has been wet and humid, but maybe fall will finally make an appearance. I'll blame it on the weather that my RIP-reading has been...

Bilgewater by Jane Gardam


After reading Jane Gardam's Bilgewater, I want to read everything she has ever written. Every novel and every short story. Actually I have already read Old Filth as well as a number of her short stories and knew she was...

A Cold Day for Murder, Dana Stabenow


Kate Shugak, all five feet and 110 pounds of her, is a force to be reckoned with. Straight black hair, flat cheekbones, brown eyes at a slight tilt and bronze skin, she has returned to northern Alaska and her Aleut...

Teaser Tuesday: Something Like Happy


I really love John Burnside's writing. So much so that I've just gone off and ordered his novel A Summer of Drowning. I'm not sure how many novels he has written, but he has published a slew of books, most...

In Search of New Reading Prompts


I'm starting to think about 2018 reading. Despite what feels like an endless summer, the year is quickly approaching the last few months. I might have not accomplished all or even much of what I hoped to at the beginning...

A Little Bookish Miscellanea


I'm on the home stretch of Jane Gardam's Bilgewater, and it is So good. All those readers who 'virtually' pushed the book into my hands--thank you. You were right. It will easily top my best of reads list later this...