Category Archives: B+

Book Review: IQ by Joe Ide

I’m sure I’m not the target audience or age group for this novel, but I loved it anyway. I’m rating it a B+. Many people like me may be turned off by the “street” talk and activities and the excessive … Continue reading

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Book Review: Memory Man by David Baldacci

I gave up on David Baldacci’s book a few years ago. I don’t remember why. My husband still reads him, however, and his discussion of Baldacci’s new series convinced me to at least read a few chapters. My husband said … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cop Town by Karin Slaughter

Cop Town is an excellent way to read social/cultural history. This is a look at the first (fictional) women to serve as police officers and how they were treated as subhumans. The story takes place in Atlanta in 1975 – … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Obsession

Two days before her twelfth birthday, Naomi surreptitiously followed her father into the woods behind their house, thinking that maybe he was checking on a bike she was hoping he’d bought her. Instead she learned her father had a much … Continue reading

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The Berlin Kitchen: A Love Story With Recipes by Luisa Weiss

The Wednesday Chef is a food blog begun by Luisa Weiss back in 2005. She started her blog as an effort to work through all the boxes and folders of her clipped recipes. (I think most cooks can identify with … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Murder Is Announced

As many of you know I am in the middle of this project to read all of Agatha Christie’s novels in publication order. Finally I have reached the books she wrote in the 1950s. I don’t know what it is … Continue reading

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One More Book Series: Charm City by Laura Lippman

I’ve been waning to read a book in Laura Lippmn’s Tess Monaghan series for a long time. I saw a copy of Charm City on sale and grabbed it, thinking I was getting the first book in the series. As … Continue reading

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Book Review: Blood Defense by Marcia Clark

I started reading Marcia Clak’s books because I enjoy legal dramas. I didn’t make the connection between her and the O.J. Simpson trial until after I read the first book (Guilt By Association). I didn’t watch that infamous trial for … Continue reading

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A Good Food Book: New York in a Dozen Dishes

One of the best parts about visiting new places is tasting new foods and/or visiting new restaurants. It’s been ten years since I was last in New York City and I doubt I’ll be there anytime soon, but when I … Continue reading

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