Category Archives: First Paragraph

First Paragraph: American Gods by Neil Gaiman

I’m participagting in a book tour for the tenth anniversary of American Gods. I missed reading the book when it was first published so I am glad for this chance to read it now. It’s also been make into a … Continue reading

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What Am I Reading? Save Room For Pie by Roy Blount

I’m reading a fun foodie book, Save Room For Pie by Roy Blount. I’ve heard the author on NPR shows such as Wait, Wait, but I have yet to read one of his books – until now. By the end of … Continue reading

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What Am I Reading? Mercy Falls

I’m currently reading Mercy Falls by William Kent Krueger. This is the fifth book in the Cork O’Connor series. I’m really enjoying working my way through this series. Here’s the first paragraph: 1 The Morning-Beverage Measure After picking up a … Continue reading

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What Am I Reading? The Bookshop On the Corner

I’m featuring The Bookshop On the Corner. I saw the book cover on a table at the library and knew I wanted to check it out. The book starts off with “A Message To Readers” and I felt an immediate connection … 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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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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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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What Am I Reading? The Devil’s Triangle

Right now I’m on a marathon-read of Catherine Coulter’s latest series: A Brit In the FBI. The books are quite good mystery/thrillers. I’ve read the first two books and am now on Books #3 and #4 – The Devil’s Triangle. … Continue reading

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What Am I Reading? A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

I’m just about done reading A Man Called Ove. I’ve noticed that many fellow bloggers have read and enjoyed this book. This is a book club choice and, right now, I’m not sure there’s going to be enough in this … Continue reading

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