Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Widow’s Club

I enjoyed The Thin Woman so much that I had to go and get the next book in the Ellie Haskell series.  The Widow’s Club, by Dorothy Cannell, is pretty funny in its own light.  It is a great sequel … Continue reading

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A look at Slavery: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

I’m a bit of a history buff.  I enjoy historical books if they aren’t too dry.  Quite a while ago I looking through the free kindle books and I found one with the title of Incidents in the Life of … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Christmas just happens to fall on a regular posting day for me so instead writing a post no one will read let me just say Merry Christmas to you all!  May you have a great holiday with the people you … Continue reading

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Reviewing Harriet Beamer Strikes Gold

I read Joyce Magnin’s Harriet Beamer Strikes Gold.  It’s the first book by Joyce Magnin that I have ever read.  I did not really enjoy it all that much, but that may be because I read it after the irrepressible … Continue reading

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The Life Saver: Miss Julia to the Rescue

Miss Julia books are a sure fired way to make me laugh my head off.  I can’t read this around my kids because they want to know just what is so funny.  It’s a humor that I cannot begin to … Continue reading

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The Thin Woman is Funny!

The same sister who recommended the Cape Refuge series to me also told me to look for The Thin Woman by Dorothy Cannell.  I obliged the same week she gave me the name.  Unfortunately the library did not have that … Continue reading

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Helen of Pasadena is So So

Several months ago I read Elizabeth the First Wife by Lian Dolan.  I enjoyed it quite a bit and looked forward to reading Helen of Pasadena.  When I finally saw it at the library I snatched it up and safely … Continue reading

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