Monthly Archives: December 2019

Water Like a Stone ~ by Deborah Crombie

This story takes place mostly right at the week of Christmas so I saw that and decided to read it now. I like Crombie well enough – I read her Thanksgiving book – but she’s not anywhere near a favorite. … Continue reading

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A Redbird Christmas ~ by Fannie Flagg

I sometimes save Christmasy books back through the year as I come across them. I did that with A Redbird Christmas. A Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flaggread by Fannie Flaggrating 7 (fun)/ fiction A combination of human interest threads, humor, … Continue reading

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The Long Take ~ by Robin Robertson

The Long Take: A Noir Narrative by Robin Robertson 2018 / 238 pagesread by Kerry Shale – 5h 26mrating: 9.25/ historical fiction******* Innovative and excellent historical novel which includes a few pictures along with source notes. The era is the … Continue reading

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The Reckoning ~ by John Grisham

I felt like I’d read this before –  how odd.  I know I’ve read quite a number of the scenes in the first part – right up to the kids going to see their mom at Christmas and confronting their … Continue reading

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The Hallows ~ by Victor Methos

This is certainly a legal thriller – both words, by any definition. There was some need for a suspension of disbelief in places because certain actions seemed highly unlikely but …. in general I enjoyed the read. *******The Hallowsby Victor … Continue reading

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A Bitter Feast ~ by Deborah Crombie

I’ve seen Crombie’s name around the mystery shelves but never read one of her books. If the one I tried is a good example, and from the Audible site’s reviews I have good reason to think it is, I’ll likely … Continue reading

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Anti-Social ~ by Andrew Marantz

This is an eye-opening book, for me anyway. The author is a regular staff writer for the New Yorker specializing in technology, social media and politics. And his assignment was to write about the “alt-right” before and after the 2016 … Continue reading

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