Monthly Archives: October 2015


#CarolinaStrong

#CarolinaStrong

I moved to Columbia, South Carolina about 13 years ago from Chicagoland. Great weather (usually), nice people and affordable housing made the decision easy, especially after my parents decided to retire here. Oh, sure. We get some snow (people freak the hell out. It’s kind of funny to watch, considering […]

Quick Shot Book Reviews (7)

Quick Shot Book Reviews (7)

2 October, 2015 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | Review | 4 Comments

Uprooted by Naomi Novik Fantasy, hardcover, 435 pages; published May 19, 2015 by Del Rey; source: publisher This, by far, has been my top read of 2015. So why didn’t I do a post just on this story? Because it would all be gushy-gushing. Just a complete love-fest for the […]