By: Jaymie Leighton Müller
From: No Grater Danger
Series: Vintage Kitchen Mysteries #7
Author: Victoria Hamilton
Website: Victoria Hamilton Mysteries
It's been blazing hot on and off this summer, with high humidity, muggy air that makes it feel ten degrees hotter. But, stuff needs to get done: yard work, cleaning, work, family events, cooking for those family events... I find it all a tad more tedious when the mercury climbs.
However, there are days that make up for it. Once in a while I'll have a day when I know there is very little to be done, or when Jocie is off with her cousins and Jakob is working, so I'll find a spot in the shade - Jocie's treehouse is actually a great spot for that, or if we're at the Queensville house an Adirondack chair in the shade - and Hoppy and I will just hang out, while I read a book. Other times we head to the beach, and while Jocie plays in the sand, building a sand castle with Jakob, I lie on a towel and read.
Ah... there is nothing like sinking into a book, is there? It's like a cool bath for the brain.
I favor historical romances, especially set in the Regency period. I got started on them because I have a friend who writes them, Melody Heath. We went to university (where we met) together and she introduced me to some of my favorite authors, like Mary Balogh, Jo Beverly and Mary Jo Putney, among others.
So, my reading friends... do you carve out time in summer just for reading? A whole day? Part of a day? Every afternoon?
Tell me, please!
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