Pandemic Diary—Shame (update)

ADDENDUM—Here (below) is my short review of Bridgerton Season two (longer review here): The Ezra Klein podcast has several great shows on Ukraine, Russia, and Putin that are a wealth of information—Fareed Zakaria, Fiona Hill, Masha Gessen, Timothy Snyder, Emma Ashford, and the latest one is Daniel Yergen, which I haven’t made my way throughContinue reading “Pandemic Diary—Shame (update)”

Misc Book Reviews

A repost in case you missed it ↓ Romance Authors that I’ve found and favorited over the last several months: Joanna Shupe, Leigh Bardugo, Tessa Dare, Jennifer Ashley, Courtney Milan, Amalie Howard, Eloisa James, Lisa Kleypas, Loretta Chase, and Mary Balogh.  Leigh Bardugo’s Shadow and Bone Trilogy (YA and not romance but it very wellContinue reading “Misc Book Reviews”

Pandemic Diary – Me No Pause, Some Book Reviews, Capitalism, Supplements, Please Buy Me a Computer

My last two posts are the result of a brain riddled with stress through the fog of menopause, and today’s life of pandemic, war, poverty, inequality, fascism, book banning; legislative cruelty, oppression, and bigotry; stupid politicians; greedy corporations price gouging everyone and everything; rich assholes lecturing us poors about our work habits because they needContinue reading “Pandemic Diary – Me No Pause, Some Book Reviews, Capitalism, Supplements, Please Buy Me a Computer”

Pandemic Diary — Escapism

What makes a great romance novel? This is a personal preference, and everyone has one. My reading preferences are all over the place merely because, as I previously stated, I am purposely eclectic, unbiased, and permissive in art and literature; I would also add music to that list—that is if you don’t include music asContinue reading “Pandemic Diary — Escapism”