Happy Friday, all!  I have a richness of books lined up (I feel like like Scrooge McDuck about to leap into his money pool every time I look at my Kindle screen– it’s all I can do not to just gloat over it), but what with one thing and another I wound up with very…

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Happy Friday, all! My reading roll continued this week with Steph Dray’s The Women of Chateau Lafayette, set around three women who all lived in the home of the legendary Revolutionary War hero in three different eras: Lafayette’s wife in the 18th century; New York socialite, artist, and humanitarian Beatrice Chanler in World War I;…

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It’s been a very strange first week after Labor Day, hasn’t it?  It’s that odd “no time but possibly any time and which season is it again?” feeling of the pandemic.  I’m going to have to up my pumpkin-themed baking and ghost story consumption to make it feel like fall! On the plus side, it’s…

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Happy September, everyone!  I’ve got my pumpkin spice creamer, my fuzzy blanket, my puzzle with autumn foliage ready to go– and some fall reads lined up, thanks to all the wonderful recommendations by folks over on my Facebook author page. I ended August with Hid From Our Eyes, Julia Spencer-Fleming’s long awaited seventh book in…

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Happy Friday, all!  It’s been a stay-up-too-late reading week for me with two wonderful upcoming books that I gobbled up to the extreme detriment of my sleep schedule and ability to function.  So, when these books come out, don’t say you weren’t warned…. First up was Marie Benedict’s The Mystery of Mrs. Christie.  It’s no…

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Happy Friday, all!  It won’t surprise anyone to hear that I’ve been reading my way through more of Patricia Wentworth’s Miss Silver series (seriously, so soothing). But I also have a wonderful treat lined up on my Kindle, two upcoming books I’ve been dying to read: Stephanie Dray’s The Women of Chateau Lafayette, which goes…

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Happy Friday, all!  This week, I took a break from my Miss Silver marathon (okay, not a total break– I did read Latter’s End, and don’t ask me what number in the series it is, because I’ve lost all track!) with a new release from one of my favorite “I would read a telephone book…

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I’ve been very dull this week and reverted to reading mid-century mysteries again: Mary Roberts Rinehart’s The Door, which ranks low on my list of Rineharts for a variety of reasons, and Patricia Wentworth’s Dark Threat (I prefer the older title, Pilgrim’s Rest), which is number 9 or 10 in the Miss Silver mystery series,…

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It’s been an absolutely banner reading week for me with not one but two new books in very different genres. Hearing my bat signals of copy edit distress (copy edits always cause distress), my amazing college roommate e-sent me Alexis Hall’s Boyfriend Material, in which the estranged son of two 80’s rock legends has to…

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The Miss Silver Mysteries Marathon continues (this time with tersely named) The Key, but I’m so very grateful to the wonderful Kate Moretti for breaking up with Miss Silvers with an advance copy of her compulsively readable upcoming ghost story/mystery/thriller, The Girls of Brackenhill. I finished it in a day– much to the detriment of…

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