Monthly Archives: March 2015

Left Coast Crime 2015 – Crimelandia report day 1

  This was short Thursday, with panels starting at 11:30 in the morning. We drove into town (traffic was light), parked, and walked through the sunshine to the hotel a block away. We could have parked closer, but we chose … Continue reading

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Left Coast Crime 2015 – Crimelandia

I’ve attended quite a few Left Coast Crime mystery conventions over the years, but never until this year has there been one in my home city. Yes, this year, Left Coast Crime is in Portland, Oregon. I’ll do some sort … Continue reading

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Current Reading, March 2 – 8, 2015

I read The Very Best of Kate Elliot, a short story collection plus four of her essays. The stories were well written, though I admit not all of them interested me. I found the essays a little too laden with issue … Continue reading

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ffb: Planets of Adventure by Murray Leinster

Athis is the 168th in my series of seldom read or forgotten books Planets of Adventure by Murray Leinster, Baen Books October 2003 mass market paperback, science fiction When reading Astounding Science Fiction (starting in about sixth or seventh grade, I think), … Continue reading

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Current Reading, February 23 – March 1, 2015

The library has supplied a bounty of things to read, and I started reading them in the order received. Five by Ursula Archer, a German author writing her first adult novel after several children’s books. It’s of a type I don’t read much … Continue reading

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