Monthly Archives: February 2019

Crashed: ~ by Adam Tooze

Let me just start out by saying that this book is superb. I loved it. But I do enjoy an intelligent and well written economic history. And Tooze can read well, too, so the experience of listening and reading was … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived ~ by Adam Rutherford

Although I wasn’t too sure about this book at first, I came to really enjoy and appreciate it. I read this for the AllNonfiction group for March but we had just read The Tangled Tree (link to my review on … Continue reading

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Live Bait ~ by P.J. Tracy

Well after reading Monkeewrench by this author, a mother-daughter team, I was interested in reading the second in the series. Mixed results. The second book was only worth the time and money after about 1/2 way through. I have no … Continue reading

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The Lost Man ~ by Jane Harper

Good book! Another winner from the author of The Dry and Force of Nature (my reviews on this site) which I’ve read. But The Lost Man does not feature Aaron Falk. It’s a stand-alone and it’s not like most books … Continue reading

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Milkman by Anna Burns x2

This book is sooooo good. It was totally deserving of the Man Booker Prize for 2018 and so I have to give it a 10 this time (understanding there are no perfect books). I’m reading it because I’m the leader … Continue reading

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The Rule of Law ~ by John Lescroart

Another legal crime novel – I think I need the break of these. Lescroart’s latest Dismas Hardy novel got mixed reviews on the Audible site because of the new narrator, but it had been a couple years since I’d listened … Continue reading

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Judgement ~ by Joseph Finder

I’ve read several books by Finder and some were great (Company Man) while others are rather middling (Paranoia). His new one, Judgement is one of the good ones and I’ll keep looking for him on the shelves. *******JudgementJoseph Finder2019 / … Continue reading

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The Reckoning ~ by John Grisham

I’ve had this on my wish list since it came out and it feels like it’s the right amount of exertion for now, cognitively speaking. I still can’t focus very well for long. And I really enjoy legal crime novels … Continue reading

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