Monthly Archives: October 2018

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I received some nice things for my birthday, including – surprise! – books. Take a look. So, lots of good reading ahead!

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Friday Forgotten: The Happy Birthday Murder by Lee Harris

The Happy Birthday Murder by Lee Harris, mystery, a Fawcett Book published by Ballantine Publishing Group © 2002. Christine Bennett Mysteries number 14. Edition read: ebook. I’d not read any of this series, and picked this book solely because of the title. You … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Bad Blood by John Carreyrou

My reading has been slowing down during the nice Fall weather, we’ve been outside more and getting the garden ready for Winter. So, just one book this time. Bad Blood by John Carreyrou – non-fiction. In 2014, Theranos founder and … Continue reading

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Friday Forgotten: Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein

Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein – military science fiction. Originally published in 1959, my copy (shown) is the 1961 Signet edition. Certainly not forgotten by the science fiction community, nevertheless not often read any more. This one is considered … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Krueger, Dionne

Desolation Mountain by William Kent Krueger – mystery. A new Krueger book is always cause for celebration here, as he’s one of my favorite authors. This was, no surprise, a good one, with all of the characters, setting and strong … Continue reading

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Forgotten: Fanuilh by Daniel Hood

This is a revised version of a post that originally appeared in The Broken Bullhorn Fanuilh by Daniel Hood, Ace Books, April 1994 A successful blending of mystery and fantasy. Here’s something a little different, this is both a mystery novel … Continue reading

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Meet Dexter

I mentioned on Monday that we got a new cat. Here he is. We’d had to put Belle, our fifteen-year-old female, down due to ill health. We were very sad and missed her terribly, but decided we needed a new cat … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Adam Fisher, Anthony Horowitz

By the way, we got a new cat today. Post coming. Valley of Genius, the Uncensored History of Silicon Valley by Adam Fisher – non-fiction. I’m always interested in books about the early days of the computer industry and of … Continue reading

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Forgotten: In the Labyrinth of Drakes by Marie Brennan

In the Labyrinth of Drakes, A Memoir by Lady Trent by Marie Brennan, Tor Books, April 2016 This is the fourth book in the series and takes the overall story in a slightly new direction, as Lady Trent mounts an expedition to the … Continue reading

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