Take the TBR Double Dog Dare and Win a Date With Cher!

It’s true!* This year one lucky participant in The TBR Double Dog Dare will win a “date” with Cher.  Cher, who is promoting the re-release of her book The First Time, will invite you and four of your friends to her Los Angeles apartment to discuss the book of your choice. Turns out Cher is quite the reader. She is a big fan of Rose Tremain, Jo Nesbo and … Continue reading Take the TBR Double Dog Dare and Win a Date With Cher!

Sunday Salon: Eight Days of Daring-Do Remain

The TBR Triple Dog Dare comes to an end at midnight one week from tomorrow, March 31.   Are you still with us? With just eight more days to go, I’m sure we can all make it to the end.  I know there are enough books left in our TBR stacks, there certainly are in my TBR bookcase. I finished Mockingbird by Walter Tevis on … Continue reading Sunday Salon: Eight Days of Daring-Do Remain

“S” Arrived to Tempt Me This Week, But I Am Strong

With just two weeks to go before the end of the TBR Triple Dog Dare (See link to special page above) Bookshop Benicia,  my local independent bookstore, called to inform me that my copy of S had arrived. S is the new book by J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst.  The idea behind it is that two people used an old book, Ship of Theseus, as … Continue reading “S” Arrived to Tempt Me This Week, But I Am Strong

TSS: Did You Dare?

Since Dakota and I have relocated to the territories, there’s a good chance that we’re going to lose most of those who dared this year.  Sorry about that.  Things just went all haywire with Blogger and we couldn’t see any other alternative but to leave town. But leaving town for the territories is an old American tradition, for Westerners at least.  My paternal grandfather was … Continue reading TSS: Did You Dare?