Category Archives: R.I.P.Challenge

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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R.eaders I.mbibing P,peril 11 (R.I.P.) Challenge

It’s September and, among other things, that means it’s time for the R.eadees I.mbibing P.eril Challenge hosted by Carl at Stainless Steel Droppings. This is the eleventh year for this event. I have not participated every year, but I do … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Spider Woman’s Daughter

Author: Anne Hillman Publisher: Harper Collins 2013 Format: Audiobook, Read perfectly by Christina Delaine My husband and I “discovered” Tony Hillerman’s books back in the 1980s when we were driving back and forth between our home in the Kansas City … Continue reading

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Book Review: Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspeare

Author: Jacqueline Winspeare Publisher: Penguin Group 2003 Format: Audiobook read by Rita Barrington Earlier this year I read the latest book, A Dangerous Place, in this Maisie Hobbs series. It was the twelfth book in the author’s series, but I … Continue reading

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Book Tour: Murder and Other Natural Disasters

Author: Lida Sideris Publisher: The Wild Rose Press Inc. September 2015 Why I Read This Book: I do subscribe to this theory: You can judge a book by it’s cover. I do it all the time without picking loads of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling

Author: Robert Galbraith (Pen name of J.K. Rowling) Publisher: Mulholland Books 2013 Format: Audibook narrated by Robert Glenister Why I Read This Book: It was a book club selection, but I told myself I’d read only the first chapter. I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Big Four

The Big Four Agatha Christie Dodd, Mead and Co., 1927 My Rating: B Hercule Poirot is the star of this novel with his friend Captain Hastings as the narrator. The whole story starts with a strange man tumbling into Poirot’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: True Blue

True Blue David Baldacci Grand Central Publishing, 2009 Rating: A Many of you will remember that my husband Jay and I are big fans of David Baldacci. So far this year we’ve read and reviewed Divine Justice and First Family. … Continue reading

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My Favorite Reads: A Culinary Mystery

The Cooking School Murders Virginia Rich E. P. Dutton, 1982 Rating: A Are you a cozy-mystery lover? Do you like that cozy-mystery mixed with talk of food? There are plenty of books available now that fill both of those qualifications. … Continue reading

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