Monthly Archives: June 2014

Agatha Raisin and the Vicious Vet

I got a real kick out of the first Agatha Raisin book I read by M.C. Beaton.  When I went back to my library they did not have a copy of the second book Agatha Raisin and the Vicious Vet. … Continue reading

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Austenland: The Book

You know the times when you watch a movie based on a book and think, I have got to read that book.  We all know books are almost always better than the movie version.  Austenland was one of those movies … Continue reading

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God Save the Queen

God Save the Queen is a book written by Dorothy Cannell that is not part of her Ellie Haskell series.  It’s been a while since I read one of Dorothy Cannell’s book.  I was on an Ellie Haskell kick last … Continue reading

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The Hen of the Baskervilles

There is a reason why Donna Andrews is a New York Times Bestselling Author.  She has a knack for writing quick paced fun mysteries that have the most humorous situations possible.  The Hen of the Baskervilles is a great example … Continue reading

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The Invention of Wings

I read The Invention of Wings almost immediately after reading The Wind Done Gone.  Both more or less deal with slavery and race relations.  I enjoyed The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd much more.  For once Oprah and … Continue reading

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Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death

I’m not sure how I have lived all these years without having read an Agatha Raisin book.  Well, okay, I have a fairly good idea.  I was a classics snob when I was in high school and the Agatha Raisin … Continue reading

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The Wind Done Gone

The Wind Done Gone by Alice Randall is a parody of Gone With the Wind.  It takes the main characters of Gone with the Wind and shows them from another point of view, a point of view so haunting that … Continue reading

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