Category Archives: mystery

How Lucky by Will Leitch- a Book Review

I stumbled upon this book in the overdrive app and thought the cover looked quite appealing and enigmatic. I’m glad I read it, because it was a nice engaging read, and it was very short so it served as an … Continue reading

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The Maid’s Version by Daniel Woodrell – a Book Review

Daniel Woodrell is a local Ozarks author who originally hails from my city of Springfield, Missouri. He writes predominantly crime fiction in the subgenre of country noir that is set in the Missouri Ozarks. You might be most familiar with … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie – a Book Review

To be honest, I don’t read a lot of murder mysteries. To date, this is only my 2nd Agatha Christie novel, and I chose this book because I chose Christie as my author for the reading challenge whose first published … Continue reading

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The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner – Book Review

At first glance, I could tell this book was right up my alley. Badass women, trips down deep back corridors of the darkened streets of historic London, and a bit of a mystery to sweeten the pot. As for the … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – March 17, 2021 #bookishmemes #wwwwednesday

Welcome to a new week of WWW Wednesday. This is a meme now hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. In it, we answer three questions and leave a link in the comments sharing our own posts … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – January 13, 2021

What a crazy start to the new year. I have gotten back to posting and actually have two reviews to post in the next couple of days, and I’m as encouraged about my own pursuits as I seem to be … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – December 2, 2020

My apologies for my more than brief hiatus. This has been such a weird year fraught with unexpected hurdles. Henry and I are quarantined at home now after he got exposed at his preschool to Covid, and even before that … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – Oct 21, 2020

Here’s my second edition of this weekly series of posts from Sam at Taking on a World of Words. Check out her blog if you haven’t, as she shares some fabulous content. In this series, each blogger answers the 3 … Continue reading

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