- Happy Thanksgiving!
- Wednesday Short Stories from Three Collections / Anthologies
- Forgotten stories: That’s a LOT of stories & pages!
- Wednesday short story: “Crooked Souls” by Dashiell Hammett
- FFB: Maigret Hesitates by Georges Simenon
- FFB: I Go Pogo by Walt Kelly
- Birthday Goodness
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Monthly Archives: February 2019
Purgatory Ridge by William Kent Krueger, Atria 2001 hardcover, mystery, Cork O’Conner series #3. This is the third book in the Cork O’Conner series, and as much as I liked the first two, this may be even better. * This book … Continue reading
Slow going lately, plus some computer problems, so this will have to do for current reading this week. But don’t let that keep you from sharing what you’ve been reading!
That Old Scoundrel Death by Bill Crider, Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mysteries (Book 25), Minotaur Books February 19, 2019, hardcover 288 pages. Published today, I got it about 4:00 p.m. His last book and the final Sheriff Dan Rhodes mystery. That’s both sad … Continue reading
The Fork, The Witch and the Worm by Christopher Paolini, fantasy, Alfred Knopf, 2018 If you liked The Inheritance Cycle, consisting of the four novels Eragon, Eldest, Brisinger and Inheritance, then this is for you. If you didn’t read those, … Continue reading
Death in the Old Country by Eric Wright © date 1985, Charles Scribner 1985 hardcover – mystery – 3rd Inspector Charlie Salter. (later paperback cover shown) After reading a review of this one, I decided I had to read it so I … Continue reading
The Kelloggs, The Battling Brothers of Battle Creek by Howard Markel, biography. When I was a child, I remember my parents taking the family Pomona to see the Kellogg horse show. Beautiful Arabians in the ring prancing. I also remember … Continue reading
Interstellar Patrol – Christopher Anvil, Baen Books 2004 paperback, “Colonization” series, 592 pages Interstellar Patrol II – Christopher Anvil, Baen Books 2007 paperback, “Colonization” series, 882 pages The pseudonym of Harry C. Crosby Jr., “Christopher Anvil” was one of my favorite authors in the days I … Continue reading
Two fat anthologies and a slender tween/YA sf story this time. My reading has been very scattered. Bibliomysteries edited by Otto Penzler, mystery short story anthology. Very enjoyable. CONTENTS: • “An Acceptable Sacrifice” by Jeffery Deaver deals with a Mexican … Continue reading