Free-Range Reading Book 3: The Cinderella Murder by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke


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Free Range Reading is still going on at 52 Books or Bust- and I’m balancing review books with free range reading. While technically THE FROM-AWAYS was book 3 in my free-range reading plans, as soon as THE CINDERELLA MURDER came in the mail- I put other books aside and begin to focus on this one. Continue reading

The Paragraph Ranch by Kay Ellington and Barbara Brannon (+giveaway!)


The Paragraph Ranch

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Traveling With T was sent this book for review consideration.

The Paragraph Ranch

Summary from Goodreads:

EVERY WRITER KNOWS YOU CAN’T GO HOME AGAIN. But that’s just what is required of West Texas expatriate Dee Bennett-Kaufmann when her mother is badly injured in a mysterious car accident. Single-again “Dr. Dee” has never been on the “A-team” in her trendy East Coast MFA program. When a prestigious summer fellowship gives her the chance to finally finish her book, salvage her career, and spend some quality time with her college-age daughter — Dee’s certain her luck is about to change. Returning to care for her irascible, widowed mother threatens all of that. With so much at stake, Dee engineers a series of unorthodox strategies and creative tradeoffs to keep her options in play—and despite herself finds friendship, love, and the power of words in the unlikeliest of places.

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Guest Post by Imogen Robertson, author of THE PARIS WINTER (+ giveaway!)

It's a Guest Post day

Hey lovely readers- ole Traveling With T is so excited to reveal this: Imogen Robertson, author of THE PARIS WINTER, has stopped by today to share a lovely guest post…. and the cool folks at St. Martin’s Press have set aside a giveaway copy AND signed Paris postcards from the author! (I know, contain your excitement- heck I want to enter the giveaway- I’m so stoked over this!) Continue reading

Meeting Rick Bragg, author of Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story


The day was cold. The day was a day for scarves (hence Traveling With T’s very fetch scarf!) The day was November 18th, 2014 and it was the day I met Rick Bragg- a storyteller of epic proportions.

Rick Bragg signing book

Rick Bragg signing a book at TurnRow Books


I knew of Rick Bragg. Kinda. Vaguely. In a sense of I would hear others discuss him- but I was not familiar with his work. So, when Beth, a new friend of mine, asked me to attend the Rick Bragg book signing at TurnRow Books, I decided to drive over and see him for myself. And, boy was I glad I did. Continue reading

A Month of Favorites: All December Long!

a month of favorites event GirlXoxo

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All December-long, GirlxoxoEstella’s Revenge and I (Traveling With T!) will be sharing our fave bookish (and sometimes not-so-bookish) experiences from throughout the year AND we want YOU to join us! The schedule of topics is posted below – in some cases, we’ll be joining with other bloggers events – and other times, one of us will be hosting a link-up. Plus, there will be 3 GIVEAWAY WINNERS for a book of your choice from Book Depository. Every time you post on one of the topics below, and join the Linky on one of our 3 blogs – you’ll be entered to WIN! Continue reading

When Signed Books Disappoint (Or How NOT To Sign A Book)

when signed books disappoint

I debated about writing this post for a few weeks after being questioned in another post about my refusal to buy John Grisham books anymore. But, after much thought- this story needs to be told. If you are an avid John Grisham fan, I suggest you stop right here and not read further. For everyone else- read on! Continue reading