Author Archives: Margot

My Week . . .

Way back in the 1960’s I started reading the detective novels of P.D. James. I read everything she wrote, but I really loved her long-lasting “star” Adam Dalgliesh. I just kept on reading them until, finally in the late 1990s … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #397

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. Last week I listened to the audiobook vesion of All By Myself, Alone by Mary Higgins Clark. I heard a … Continue reading

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First Paragraph: Cover Her Face by P.D. James

Every Tuesday Diane at Bibliophile By the Sea shares the first paragraph of a book currently being read. Feel free to join the fun. I’m an old fan of P.D. James and I picked up her first novel to read it again. Let … Continue reading

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My Week . . .

Hi everyone. Thanks for stopping by to check on me. I had an excellent reading week. It makes me say – “This is why I read.” I’ve just finished reading what is – so far – one of the best … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #396

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. In the NY Times Opinion newsletter, written by David Leonhardt, I found this word: fulsomely: Rosenstein wrote a memo that claimed James … Continue reading

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First Paragraph: Song of the Lion by Anne Hillerman

I’m so glad that Anne Hillerman is continuing the series her late father, Tony Hillerman, started. Its so enjoyable to keep up with the adventures of Jim Chee and his wife, Bernie Manuelito and even Joe Leaphorn. Here’s how the … Continue reading

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My Week . . .

Hi everyone. Thanks for stopping by to check on my week. I’ve had a fun and busy reading week. First, I posted earlier this week my thoughts on American Gods by Neil Gaiman. That was an amazing book and now … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #395

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. I was reading author Louise Penny’s monthly newsletter when I came across a new word. She was quoting part of … Continue reading

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First Paragraph: A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles

I’m reading A Gentleman In Moscow for an upcoming book club meeting. I’m just barely into it so I don’t have an opinion yet. Here’s how the story begins:   1922 An Ambassador At half past six on the twenty-first … Continue reading

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