Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Stranger in the Woods ~ by Michael Finkel

This caught my eye prior to publication and although I don’t buy pre-release,  it was ready for me when the date,  March 7, came.   I’d never heard of the North Pond Hermit of Albion,  Maine,  or at least I … Continue reading

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Piccadilly Jim by P.G. Wodehouse

Well, at least I can say I’ve read a P.G. Wodehouse now.  I doubt I’ll read another.   ******* Piccadilly Jim by P.G. Wodehouse  1917 / 165 pages (Kindle)  read by Frederick Davidson  – 8h 14m rating:   5 (out … Continue reading

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The Muralist by B.A. Shapiro

One of my reading groups has a real enjoyment for books about art – from the novel Luncheon of the Boating Party by Susan Vreeland to the non-fiction You Must Change Your Life by Rachel Corbett.  Some are great,  some are not so hot – … Continue reading

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Under the Dome by Stephen King

Oops – I forgot to blog this one – I read it in January: It’s way too long.   King has said it was an idea he started when he was much younger and just didn’t have the skills to … Continue reading

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The Girl in the Ice by Robert Bryndza

Oh this book started off so well.   A dead woman is found trapped beneath the ice at a pond by a boy who notifies adults who take it from there.   London Police Detective Erika Foster is on the … Continue reading

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The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula LeGuin

I don’t know why I’ve never got around to this book or anything by LeGuin except maybe a short story in an anthology.   I enjoy science fiction,  but have a real problem with fantasy. Still,  it haunted me that I hadn’t … Continue reading

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