Monthly Archives: November 2013

LOL! Donna Andrews’ We’ll Always Have Parrots

I’m a huge fan of Donna Andrews‘ Meg Langslow mysteries.  I am trying to read them slowly and savor them, because eventually I will have read them all.  It’s a sad day when I finish a series because there is … Continue reading

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Blown Away By Brandon Sanderson’s Steelheart

I thought that Brandon Sanderson‘s The Rithmatist was enthralling so when I saw his newest book I bought it without hesitation.  I just read his Steelheart.  Wow!  Stunning!  Amazing! The blurb: “Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst … Continue reading

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Mrs. Noodlekugel and Four Blind Mice

This book just begged to be read with a title like Mrs. Noodlekugel and Four Blind Mice.  Written by Daniel Pinkwater and illustrated by Adam Stower, this story is a cute recounting of Nick and Maxine’s babysitter Mrs. Noodlekugel. Mrs. … Continue reading

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Reading Is Almost as Important as Breathing

Part of this blog has been an effort on my part to read new authors and branch out.  It helps me keep track of what I’ve read and whether or not I want to read more books by those authors. … Continue reading

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Miss Julia Stirs Up Trouble

This is the last Miss Julia book until Ann B. Ross writes another.  I am hoping that she will since I have enjoyed them so much.  Miss Julia is up to her neck in troubles when she tries to deal … Continue reading

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The Sweets on Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe

Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe by Jenny Colgan is a fun light-hearted romp through the difficulties of being laid off while sleeping with the boss and starting your own business.  It’s a search for love and self-worth.  It’s about … Continue reading

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Longbourn is a Bust!

As an avid aficionado of Austen, I have read many “continuation” novels.  Some have been good.  Some have been fun.  NONE has been as good as the original Jane Austen books.  However, I am always intrigued when someone has the … Continue reading

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