Category Archives: Books

What Am I Reading? Cherry Cola Christmas

I always like to read a Christmas related novel each year. This week I’m reading a book that was a recent “daily deal” on It turns out this is part of a series – the Cherry Cola Bookclub series. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

So many of my book-loving friends have told me about how much they enjoyed this book. Now I finally see what they were talking about. I actually came to the author through his Cork O’Connor mysteries. Those are quite delightful. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Whistler by John Grisham

I’ve read all of John Grisham’s legal thrillers, but this is the first time I can recall that the focus has been on corrupt judges. Yes, there have been some judges in a couple of his other novels, but this … Continue reading

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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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