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Hi old friend I got to the best part of my computer.. Found my friend my blog… I was so worried that I would not find you.. For an object who can’t talk back to me you are a good friend… You help me talk things over in my head. you help me tell people who don’t know me and probley don’t care about my life and what is going on.. you help me tell people about my favorite thing to do in my life is my bookstore and how I have always wanted to have one, This online store has helped me fill my time when I have been sad, lonely, happy and glad… This blog is my second friend… My real friend was the first person to write a commment on here after I wrote.. She was the first person to buy a book from my bookstore. (Lucy Lipshits.) How about that for a name.. ‘
I want to thank @weatherangel for introducing you to me… and working with me to get u up and going….

The reason you got lost is because our computer crashed while we went away from it for one day… My shipping department is also a computer geek… in the repair department. He is retired and lives with me he is a husband, grandpa and a best friend.. Don’t know what I would do with out him.. Anyways my blog… thanks for being with me for almost a year… I just love writting on u and u help keep me sain…
Tomorrow I hope to have everything up and running again so I can put books and authors in you… and hope I don’t have to retake pictures of this weeks books as they are already in the computer that crashed but Gene is up looking files from as we speak.. He thought he had lost them all but he worked and worked till he thinks he has them but won’t know till he finishes….cross your fingers…. what a weekend…………come see our store at http://www.readerwave.com or http://www.readerwave.ecrater.com

eCRATER is a little known place, where I can enter all my books for free, pay nothing to them when I sell books, or other items.  Then its also a place where you don’t have to pay allot when you buy…. I only charge 00.45 to 2.00 for used books… depending on shape they are in and size.  I have Harlequin which I can not sell on Ebay or Amazon as I would have to charge over a 1.00  Both these other stores charge huge fee’s which like any other business I would pass on to you so I could make money. I have a book in both these stores and I also have it in eCrater… You can see the difference in pricing… Check out “Waiting for Agnes by Joe Bullard.. its a new personally autographed book about the Coral Castle in Homestead,Fl. Its the only book I have been selling for awhile… People are not checking out my eCRATER store even though its easy to look at and over 1200 items in it. New and Used Books, audio,LARGE PRINT,Cd’s, collectibles, stuffed animals, flip flops (homemade decorated) We also have a big collection of Nora Roberts, and Debbie Macomber, Diana Palmer,James Patterson,and many more. We have over 120 named authors as well as ones in sections of Romance, Mystery,Fantasy,Religion and more.  We offer you two ways to buy… Papal and money order, with paypal its harder to offer you a shipping discount. But if you trust us..we will send you a refund after we process your order.  With money order we will send you the right bill before you send it… What we offer is When you buy more than one book first or most expenxive is shipping  full price and everyone after is 1.00  … Another deal is if you buy 4 or more books you get one free.. You email us with the choice and we take it off line for you… It must be one of the same or lesser value.

I hope we have answered all questions if not make a comment or email us at readerwave@bellsouth.net   our store is at http://tinyurl.com/olyuny  or www.readerwave.ecrater.com   

You can follow us on twitter or here on our blog if you have something you would like to know about let us know.. we are open to new idea’s we try to follow blog hops… or we might lead you back to another blog that we though was great… Become a regular follower… We’d love to have you on board.. It gets lonely here by ourselves…Come back often and we love comments.

autographed by author Joe Bullard

autographed by author Joe Bullard

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Piles of books are authors that we have 4 or more and eaiser to keep stacked and others on shelves

Piles of books are authors that we have 4 or more and eaiser to keep stacked and others on shelves

iPhones, Hurricanes and Weatherangels…

Posted by: weatherangel on: January 31, 2009 

So, I’ve come into this with really no information on what I want to write.  Just the expectation from my Mom that I should write something   So I am here to write something.  Something.

Okay, task one done!

I’ve been helping my Mom set up her first blog.  It’s been fun, and the awesome part is that she can finally do so much on her own!  I tried to teach my Mom about computers back in the 1980’s, when I was in middle and high school, learning about computers, bulletin board systems (BBSes) and all the cool things you could do with a computer.  It was only after she met my Dad that she finally wanted to really understand – and I’ve done my best to teach her what I can. She’s been a great student of technology, especially since it changes so fast! I think it has finally gotten “easy enough” for most people to handle, instead of only the geeky people like me.

Recently I have discovered that I absolutely LOVE wordpress.  For quite a while I didn’t understand the love affair with it, but now that it has matured, even my Mom can use it with a fair amount of ease, and only a few questions!  I’ve been able to point her at the docs (not doctors), and she’s found them, read them and understands them (I think).  It’s killer! And that’s Kudos to the wordpress team!

I will probably be jumping on here from time to time, helping out my Mom, and getting things set up.  I may even write a few book reviews, which I’ve wanted to do anyway, but never had a place to put them

Mom wanted me to mention something about what I do professionally also… I’ve been writing Web Applications for 13 years now – which in itself is hard to believe! My most recent accomplishment is being a part of a two woman programming team, and writing Hurricane for the iPhone and iPod Touch. It has been a great challenge, and a lot of fun to watch something we created not only come to life, but be appreciated.

I suppose I should mention that my favorite authors, since this is a book related site. They are Johanna Lindsey, Madeline Hunter, Elizabeth Boyle and Elaine Coffman.  I can thank my Mom’s book store for that one — she handed me my first Johanna Lindsey book about 3 years ago and I fell in LOVE with her writing style, and eagerly await each new Malory searies book!  I’ve spent MANY a night up almost all night reading instead of sleeping.

If there’s anything you would like to see here, just let us know!  And if you are looking for a book you can’t seem to find, just let my Mom know!  She will do her best to track down the book for you – she is extremely good at finding those hard to find books, so just ask!

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Can’t beleive it Friday already… I am reading a good Harliquin I picked up from going to signing at Borders in Jax last Sunday… Merrillee Whren is the author of ‘Four Little Blessing ”  Its such a cute little thing…

Two people move into summer cottages… one has 4 small children in toe and one has just himself and he is there for peace and quite.. Next thing you know he is hit in the head with a ball from the other yard… three kids come running to get there ball… Then their aunt comes looking for them… during the course of the story you learn the 4 children’s parents are in jail and there very young aunt has custody of them… Young man has just recovered from a bout with Cancer and is wanting quiet place to relax and get back to his normal life… Things change for both of them… Read  and enjoy… http://tinyurl.com/m5m9sr  will take you to Merrillee Whren website… http://tinyurl.com/olyuny with take you to my book store where you will find this book soon…. my next author to read is going to be Alyssa Day  http://tinyurl.com/kjfw16  Met her last week also… Happy reading and check out my special for the next 24 hrs.. buy 4 get 2 free of equal or less value at http://tinyurl.com/olyuny  Readerwave online book store. Enjoy your blog hop Friday

autographed and bookmarks will be with books when goes on sale

autographed and bookmarks will be with books when goes on sale

Put in 15 books in my eCRATER store yesterday. Several of the books I had read over the years.. They are good … Geralyn Dawson’s “My Big Old Texas Heartache”  Rachel Gibon’s “Not Another Bad Date”, just to name a couple… Have over 1200 books in my store and growing. Over 125 authors in category section I have over 1000 more books to put in..Going to take a brake this week on putting and more books and concentrate on a bottom of a book of shot glasses to go in my store for them at Shotglassheaven. This box has been eye balling me for a while now.. So around 5am I emptied it onto my desk… (I never say our desk) it belongs to Gene too… He just does not use it as much as I do… Anyways have over 30 shots to take pictures of and enter into store..

I would love to write about interesting things we do.. If we did any…Gene made me scrambled eggs with cheese this morning… I called and left a I love you message on my daughters cellphone… She can’t talk while at work so I leave messages she will see when she take a brake or goes to lunch.. Oh went and got a hair trim when I picked up some more books”Waiting for Agnes”.

Well chop chop back to work… Have a great day…

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One of the strange shaped ones

One of the strange shaped ones

www.shotglassheaven.com

Yesterday I put several books and authors in my on-line bookstore. http://tinyurl.com/olyuny   “Fly Away Home” by Kimberly Cates  you find this in our Romance section as well as “The Stand In”by Kate Clemens,”Lusty’s Betrayal” by Debby Conrad in or Romantic Suspense. Authors that you can find by there name are Janet Dailey’s “The Only Thing Better Than Chocolate”,Robyn Carr’s “Runaway Mistress” (I read this one some time ago great book), Jasmine Crosswell “Inheritance”.  In our store we have over 1200 items… 1100 are books new and used. Prices start at 00.55 and go up to 19.99 

Many more will be going in today.. Come check us out.  We will be adding daily have over 1000 here to put in along with our shot glasses for our SHOTGLASSHEAVEN  on-line store…

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RT @alyssa_day: Booksigning tomorrow 1-3 pm!! 12 authors (Including me) – Florida tweeps please come! Deets here : http://bit.ly/18oLMI

This is what I read 23hrs ago. It was written my Carly Phillips author of “Sealed with a Kiss, Brazen, and Solitary Man” just to name a couple that I have read and are in my eCRATER store..  http://tinyurl.com/olyunyAnyways I read this and thought at my fast looking Carly and other authors were going to be at this Borders stores in Jacksonville, Florida  Went to the living room and gave my husband this gaga look.. Can we go to Jacksonville today…(hour from our home) why…….12 authors are going to a book signing…  well I guess so.. where in Jacksonville… I go to make a map and directions.. I can’t get it to work…he finds it and of course the Woodcraft Store for him… LOL

12 authors and no Carly well that’s ok everyone of them are very nice and I buy every book… Not sure at the time I will read some of them…But Hubby takes pictures of everything I was doing.. my new scooter came in handy… I had so much fun when I got there at 12 only a couple of people were there so I had lots of time with each person….I could not name a favorite.. In the next few weeks I will read and tell you about the books but today will show you pictures of showing and give you web addresses…Happy readingDSCN0226

Alyssa Day on right “Atlantis Rising”  on her left is Merrillee Whren  writes for Harliquin Love Inspired “Four Little Blessings”     alyssa_day (twitter) website http://tinyurl.com/kjfw16Merrillee Whren website http://tinyurl.com/m5m9sr

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Donna McAteer is signing “Barely Legal”  and Violet Rightmire is sitting on her right and had signed my copy of “Dancing in Time   Donna McAteer’s web address is http://tinyurl.com/nqcdpe  Violet Rightmire’s is http://tinyurl.com/mywqck

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Eileen Ann Brennan is handing me my signed copy of “The Accidental Lover” Nancy Haddock to her right also gave me a signed copy of her book “LaVida Vampire” she told me her book is funny  I am going to try it… as she says its funny.

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Maggie Toussaint is telling me about her book before she signs my copy of “In For a Penny” A Cleopatra Jones Mystery.  Catherine Kean  waited while I called my daughter to see if she had read her before as it is a series.. She had not so I got the first one and had it signed to her…(will mail this afternoon) “A Knight’s Vengeance”   web addresss  Maggie Toussaint http://tinyurl.com/m3462c  Catherine Kean http://tinyurl.com/neoht6

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Cheryl Norman is signing my copy of “Running Scared” (we follow each other on twitter) Renee Ryan is sitting to her right getting ready to sign my copy of Harlquin Love Inspired Historical “Marshal Takes A Bride”.  web addresses  Cheryl Norman http://tinyurl.com/kqozpw  Renee Ryan http://tinyurl.com/mcqh3b

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Anita Lourcey Tooke signs my copy of “Out of Her Dreams” next to her is Lydia Hawke she writes Historical real history  She comes to War enactments in my Town  Was quite taken with her talk.. I got a signed copy of “Exiles on the St.Johns” I am giving this copy to my brother in law… went to tell her and I could not think of his name.. Sorry Carl , husband was to far away so just had her sign it…  web addresses Anita Lourcey Tooke http://tinyurl.com/lozbta  Lydia Hawke http://tinyurl.com/m3462c

I hope that I have done these authors justice and not messed up a name or spelled to badly.. They sure made my Sunday afternoon  can’t wait to finish the book I am reading now to get started… I have 10 wonderful books to read now and 2 that are gifts that I will read I am sure after they finish with the gift part…Thanks Lady’s and I hope lots of people read this and we all do wonderful…Looking forward to the next time.