we have a new kitten!

we have a new kitten!

We here at Novel Cat HQ adopted a kitten! Please meet our baby boy, Maximilian II …     Of course, this addition means I haven’t found much time for reading lately. But as a friend and fellow bookaholic said recently, “Given a choice between kittens and books, always...
What is a Novel Cat?

What is a Novel Cat?

You may be wondering: What is a Novel Cat, anyway? Well, for a start, we’re book people. Readers of classics and novels, histories and memoirs, poetry and mysteries and biographies. Beyond that, in our approach to reading (and life, if we’re being totally honest),...
Poor Richard’s Books

Poor Richard’s Books

When we first moved to Kentucky, nearly twenty years ago, we were so completely enthralled with the countryside and the small towns surrounding Lexington that we spent most weekends getting lost (yep, on purpose!) in the maze of back roads that wind their way around...
a tabby beauty

a tabby beauty

There are still a few remaining cat photos in the folder from our visit to River Kitty Cat Café in Evansville, Indiana. Behold: the silly and serious faces of a gorgeous tabby …         //assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.js Here at Novel Cat HQ, our reading lives are...
Joe’s Place

Joe’s Place

Imagine being welcomed into a friend’s cozy 1920s house. And then imagine that every room in this cozy old house is filled with books and art … and places to sit and read, or discuss books and life, or even play cards with your friends. And all those new and...