Monthly Archives: March 2021

Never Goodbye ~ by Adam Mitzner

On sale and although I’ve read a number of Mitzner’s books this might be one of the weakest.  I loved A Conflict of Interest, 2011, his first, but Mitzner seemed to go downhill after that . Still, they’re pretty good legal … Continue reading

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Negroland: A Memoir ~ by Margo Jefferson

Negroland, by Jefferson’s definition, is that demographic which is comprised of upper middle to upper class Blacks from the days of slavery through today. The author was raised in this community and it has been written about in various ways … Continue reading

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Down Cemetery Road ~ by Mick Herron

I discovered another Mick Herron book in my digital library – Down Cemetery Road.  This was published prior to the Slough House books and I suppose it shows.  Still the Mick Herron I know and love shines through.   ******Down … Continue reading

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Every Last Fear ~ by Alex Finlay

This book is not very good –  until it is.  It kind of sneaks up on you, or it did on me, and I got sucked into a seriously twisty thriller.  Yes, it starts out with a bang, a family … Continue reading

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A Galway Epiphany ~ by Ken Bruen

I was totally disappointed in this one.  I read it thanks to a challenge to read one of the group’s “favorite authors” of 2020 whose books we hadn’t read before. Okay fine – I picked Ken Bruen who was favorite … Continue reading

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The Way Home ~ by Mark Boyle

Reflections on living without technology, off the grid if you will, and off the land without a chainsaw or a smartphone.  Author Mark Boyle built his own little house and grew or hunted his own food and even started his … Continue reading

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A Promised Land ~ by Barack Obama

Obama has the nicest titles for his books. I think my favorite is “The Audacity of Hope” but they’re all good. But titles are one thing, lengths are another and this book is 730+ pages long in Kindle/hard cover format! … Continue reading

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Slough House – by Mick Herron

This is the seventh book in the Slough Horses series by Mick Herron.  It may be the last book,  but I don’t know.  If another one in the series shows up, I’ll be reading it. *******Slough Houseby Mick Herron2021 / … Continue reading

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Joe Country ~ by Mick Herron

This is the 6th book in the Slough Horses series by Mick Herron and it was just as good as  the priors.  I do recommend reading them in order because they’re not like Agatha Christie series, Each book builds on … Continue reading

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London Rules ~ by Mick Herron

Cool book. – one more time.  This was # 5 in the 7-book series about Jackson Lamb and his crew of misfit espionage agents, slow horses, demoted from the regular MI% service.  I’m reading them all in order as a … Continue reading

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Spook Street ~ by Mick Herron

Oh I had such an excellent idea to binge read the Slough Horses series by Mick Herron.  It’s been a great way to spend this week of the pandemic, being retired and self-isolated as I am.  Now I’ve finished book … Continue reading

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Real Tigers ~ by Mick Herron

Book #3 in this series and yup, I’m binge-reading!  (Actually, after I called it “binge-worthy” in one of my reading group lists an Audible reviewers said it was good for binge reading.)  I’m hooked on these characters and Herron’s wit. … Continue reading

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