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Gwethalyn Graham
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Georgette Heyer
Siddhartha Mukherjee
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Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Fry
Xinran, Julia Lovell, Esther Tyldesley
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This sums this novella up: A little bit of story, SEX, and a little more story. Would have been nice to have been a little mo...
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For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleI am rather conflicted about this one.I picked up this audiobook from the lib...
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I’m relieved that it is, in fact, primarily a Murder Mystery, and not a War drama, though here we have Napoleon’s forces inva...
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Afterlife with Archie: Escape From Riverdale (issues 1-5) by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa was mentioned briefly in my review of Chi...
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... well -- and a bunch of boars. Can't let this one go without a bow to Sir Terry, after all!
Portrait of a Murderer
The crime was instantaneous and unpremeditated, and the murderer was left staring from the weapon on the table to the dead man in the shadow of the tapestry curtains, not appr...
Portrait of a Murderer: A Christmas Crime Story - Anne Meredith
Die Känguru-Apokryphen: Live und ungekürzt
As much as I loved the three previous volumes of the story of Marc-Uwe and his kangaroo friend/flatmate, this one was a bit disappointing. Somewhere at the beginning of the ...
Die Känguru-Apokryphen: Live und ungekürzt - HörbucHHamburg HHV GmbH, Marc-Uwe Kling, Marc-Uwe Kling
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A slow but smooth start to a snowbound murder mystery with passengers from a stranded train striking out into the snow and fi...
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I needed a break from all the Christmas and winter reads I've been indulging in lately, so I squeezed this one in -- the prin...
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"You won't meet a friend sitting on your couch." --from Reese Witherspoon's book Whiskey in a Teacup I had a friend, years...
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Another piece of advice you of want to succeed in writing a novel:1) Be youngish and photogenic;2) Lure an agent with your he...
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(Original Review, 1981-05-30)Why do I read? To learn, to experience worlds, emotions, interactions that I don't experience in...
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The 24 Tasks of the Festive Season hosted by Murder by Death, Themis-Athena, and Moonlight Madness (December 23) Upd...
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I was just going to do an "Ask Auntie Jane (Austen, not Marple)" ... but as BT pointed out, you can never really ask Will Sha...
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This was the first self-help book that I've read in its entirety and I am still amazed by it the same way I was amazed by it ...

Currently reading

By Farley Mowat Snow Walker (The Farley Mowat Series) (Revised) by Farley Mowat
Earth and High Heaven by Gwethalyn Graham
Flucht in den Norden : Roman by Klaus Mann
A Christmas Party by Georgette Heyer
Progress: 76/379pages
Teller Of Tales: The Life Of Arthur Conan Doyle by Daniel Stashower
Progress: 9/472pages
The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection by Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Fry
Progress: 99%
Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet by Xinran, Julia Lovell, Esther Tyldesley