Is there something in the air? I got my hands on two novels recently that feature a Victorian woman scientist. The first was a netgalley offering: Voyage of the Basilisk: A Memoir by Lady Trent (*). The other is The Signature of All Things, by Elizabeth Gilbert. Both are fictional, though with Gilbert I had to Google […] Read More
Gift Ideas for a Woman
Sometimes it can seem a daunting task to shop for a woman but it does not have to be. Most ladies like personal items that go along with their personalities. Some of us like a little bling in our jewelry while others of us wear a minimal amount or no jewelry at all. Hint: take a look at the gal in your life. Does she wear a lot of jewelry? Is it flashy or subtle? Go with something that you can see her wearing. If she does not wear any, then jewelry probably is not a good idea.
Is she an outdoors kind of gal? Perhaps she is a little on the geeky side. Does she love animals? Think about the things that she likes to do and the way she presents herself in public. Those are all clues as to great gift ideas for Christmas or any time.
Best Historical Romances set in the Regency Era – available for Kindle Historical Regency Romance Novels have a built in tension that no modern novel can have: all that suspense because without touching (let alone x-rated action) it’s all about manners, feelings, words, social customs and hindrances… Personally I like my romance novels clean like […] Read More
Romance book authors – historic and modern day, contemporary and classic I’m a sucker for a clean (not too steamy) romance novel on a cold afternoon. I’m also an avid reader and can read two or three on one day (when I’m really spoiling myself). The result is that I’ve read a lot of romantic […] Read More
As a non-American, I did not grow up on ‘The Kennedy’s’. However, nobody can escape their myth completely. This book looks at the wives of the prominent Kennedy brothers, and their mother Rose. As we move through the generations, I found that the description on the back of Kennedy Wives: Triumph and Tragedy in America’s […] Read More
Today’s working women need a good briefcase to transport work from the office to home or on a business trip. Choosing a rolling briefcase is extremely helpful for us ladies who find that we have a long distance to get to our parked car, walk to the subway or at the airport when traveling. Let’s […] Read More
Boots are really in style right now especially for women. They add to our fashion statement and often serve to keep our feet warm and dry but usually we just want some kick ass boots that looking fantastic with the clothing we wear. I’m not talking your run of the mill regular old boots that […] Read More
Something that many might not think about as a gift for a special woman in their life is a new laptop bag. These make great gifts for students going to High School or College and have classes that they need to take their laptops with them. The bags are also useful when they have a […] Read More
This is a question that comes up often, isn’t it? Family, friends and co-workers will ask about possible gifts and it makes us sit down and ask ourselves just what do I want for Christmas? Katinka graciously asked me to come here on her blog to give my own list. It is probably safe for […] Read More
Organizers and datebooks with a leather cover Genuine leather planners and agenda books have a great lasting luxurious look. I’ve found you beautiful and sturdy engagement planners with a leather cover: both as organizers and as yearly planners. And the colors are amazing: from black to orange and brown, pink to blues in various shades […] Read More
Have you considered giving a gift of an address book to one of your female friends or relatives? Giving her a cute address book that she can record all of her personal and business contacts in can be not only useful but probably very appreciated. They make wonderful little Christmas Gifts but can also be […] Read More