Author Archives: Margot

Wondrous Words #390

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 only have one new word this week. I found this word in the New York Times Book Review. It was … Continue reading

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What Am I Reading? But For The Grace

I’m featuring But For the Grace, the second book in the D.C. Smith series by Peter Grainger. I really enjoy British murder mysteries. D.C. Smith is my latest “crush” in the detective ranks. His sense of humor is priceless. Here’s how … Continue reading

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An Exciting New Book On Tour: Mississippi Blood by Greg Iles

I have been excitedly waiting for this book to arrive – and now it is finally here. This is the exciting conclusion to the Penn Cage Trilogy and I’m so happy to say that it did not disappoint. When I … Continue reading

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My Week In Review

Welcome to my weekly review. This week I read what are for me “major” reads. That means they are long and intridate stories with lots of details, either character-wise or plot/activities. They are the kind of stories I become totally … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #389

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. While reading the New York Times Book Review I found a book I want to read AND a word that … Continue reading

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What Am I Reading? Mississippi Blood by Greg Iles

This week I want to share with you the first paragraph of a book I’m very excited about. This is the final book in the Penn Cage trilogy written by Greg Iles. The books are big (700+ pages) and only … Continue reading

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My Week . . .

Hi everyone. Thanks for stopping by to check out my week. I read two good ones this week – one to complete a series – so far – and one to start a new series.  Here’s what I read: The … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #388

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 an interesting article by Andrew Sullivan in the New York Magazine when I found these new-to-me words: … Continue reading

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What Am I Reading? Raven Black

I am currently reading my first Ann Cleeves novel. I love the PBS show Vera which is based on one of Ann Cleeves’ book series. This book, Raven Black, is the first book in Ann Cleeves’ Shetland Island series. Have … Continue reading

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