I used to be the blogger called YAL Book Briefs, but I grew bored of the handle and changed my name to Howdy YAL. I also respond to MJ. I like to read, write, eat truffles, and watch bad Lifetime movies.
I lost my beloved older beagle last night (Penny Jeannine the II). I probably won't be posting a lot in the next few days book wise since I need time to heal. PJ was there for me at a time of my life where I needed a friend. Her love was unconditional. I am glad that she is no longer suffering and that she passed at home in her beloved bed, but I will miss her dearly. I am glad she got to meet and help raise my other dogs. She will be missed.