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Monthly Archives: April 2017
I’ve been picking up books and putting them back down. I’ve been reading a few pages, and finding myself staring out the window. I’ve been napping, leafing through magazines, watching some TV. I’ve read maybe twenty or thirty pages in … Continue reading
this is the 255th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Deadly Nightshade by Cynthia Riggs, Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Minotaur, 2001, hardcover – mystery, cozy I don’t read a ton of cozies, but once in a while I’m tempted … Continue reading
It’s my lovely spouse’s birthday today! Our celebration will be low-key, staying in on a rainy day, curling up by the fire with a book. Maybe a movie later.
I finished Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty, a locked room science fiction mystery, and I enjoyed it quite a bit. Recommend. I also read Quiet Neighbors by Catriona McPherson. This was the second book by her I’ve tried, the other being The Reek of Red Herring. … Continue reading
Jeopardy is My Job by Stephen Marlowe, © May 1962, Gold Medal 1962 paperback, mystery featuring Chester Drum In this Chester Drum adventure, Drum is hired by “the Governor” to find his adult son, who has gone missing in Spain. As the search gets … Continue reading
Not a much reading progress for either one of us this last week. I’m still plugging along in Six Wakes, by Mur Lafferty, a science fiction novel that’s also a murder mystery. I’m enjoying it, but I’ve been busy with other things … Continue reading
this is the 253rd in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Wilderness Days by Sigurd Olson, Alfred A. Knopf (a Borzoi Book) ©1972, this 7th printing 1984, hardcover non-fiction – essays on nature I find reading about nature soothing. Part of it … Continue reading
We’ve had to replace our six-and-half year old (!) GE washer and dryer, as the washer was working poorly and the dryer control broke. Honestly, we’ve never been that happy with them, but they were on sale… After doing the … Continue reading
I put requests in for books at the library, and they all seem to become available in bunches. The first was Storm In A Teacup, by Helen Czerski, which I learned about from George Kelley’s blog. It’s non-fiction, about physics in … Continue reading