Monthly Archives: October 2021

Finding Mrs Ford ~ by Deborah Goodrich Royce

I got this on a lark, it was a freebie at Audible with a premium membership and I needed something to go to sleep by (heh).  At Audible it’s labeled genre fiction and on Amazon as fiction/literature but somewhere – … Continue reading

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The Judge’s List ~ by John Grisham

This is the 2nd book in John Grisham’s Lacy Stoltz series which started in 2016 with The Whistler.  That book introduced Stoltz and her cohorts.  Then, also in 2016, Grisham published the short story “Witness to a Trial” as a … Continue reading

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The Great Alone ~ by Kristin Hannah

I was drawn to The Great Alone because the theme of survival in Alaska, especially off the grid, is intriguing to me. The theme of PTSD related to the War in Vietnam not so interesting but not bad.   Ernt … Continue reading

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The Sentence is Death ~ by Anthony Horowitz

I’m not a huge fan of Anthony Horowitz but I have enjoyed three of his prior mysteries, each from a different series.  The Magpie Murders ,The Word Is Murder, and Moonflower Murders https://mybecky.blog/?s=Horowitz  These are in two short but different … Continue reading

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State of Terror ~ by Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny

I wish I could write up a better reveiw for this one. I basically loved it but due to some personal issues wasn’t able to give it the attention it deserved because my mind kept wandering and it ended up … Continue reading

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Parrot Talk ~ by David B. Seaburn

Oh my.  Recommended by a friend and it’s hard when you don’t much care for something a friend recommended. That said,  I have a strong feeling the book might be 100% better in print format because it felt to me … Continue reading

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There Is Nothing For You Here ~ by Fiona Hill 

I first actually viewed Fiona Hill when she testified at Trump’s first impeachment hearing and I was just so impressed.  Then I realized I’d already read a book by her – Mr Putin: Operative in the Kremlin was published in 2020 … Continue reading

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The Viking Heart: by Arthur Herman

This is a wonderful book if you read it for the history, but I had problems with the political and social commentary – the author’s assumptions, if you will. The Viking Heart: How Scandinavia Conquered the World By Arthur Herman 2021 / … Continue reading

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The Lions of 5th Avenue ~ by Fiona Davis

If you like what I like, don’t bother with this one. I’m not sure why I thought it looked good enough to check out.  I’m not big on books about libraries because they seem too specifically targeted at one audience … Continue reading

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Forgetting ~ By Scott Small x2

This is a really good book but it gets complicated even in the structure and organization in part because much of it works together.    Forgetting: The Benefits of Not Remembering By Scott Small 2021 / 211 pages (print) Read by Timothy Pabon … Continue reading

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Death Without Company ~ by Craig Johnson

Death Without Company by Craig Johnson 2007 (271 pages)Read by George Guidall 9h 48mRating: B / western crime (Longmire series #2) Johnson’s Longmire series and the character are quite popular with some reading group friends so I’ve tried, but I think this is just … Continue reading

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