Category Archives: Adult Book

Mystery Monday Meme: 1st to Die by James Patterson (with Maxine Paetro)

I can’t believe this is the first book I’ve read by James Patterson, he’s such a prolific writer, but I’m glad I’ve finally got around to it.  Today’s Monday Mystery is 1st to Die, the beginning of the Women’s Murder Club … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf — February 26, 2021

Getting back in the swing of things a bit and enjoying it.  These are books I’ve read recently that I’m hoping to having something to say about in the coming weeks along with some scrumptious mysteries for my Mystery Monday … Continue reading

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The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

The Other Einstein is the fascinating biographical fiction of Mileva Maric Einstein, wife and colleague of Albert Einstein, physicist and Nobel Prize winner who ostensibly  discovered the theory of relativity.  Author/lawyer Marie Benedict began research when she first realized that … Continue reading

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Cozy Read Wednesday: Sweet Magnolias — a series by Sherryl Woods

This week’s Cozy Read(s) are from the Sweet Magnolias series by Sherryl Woods, also a Netflix original series.  Season 1 covers the first three books in the Woods’ series:  Stealing Home, A Slice of Heaven, and Feels Like Family.  Whether … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie

Today’s Monday Mystery is Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie. While movies have been made of this and other Christie novels, it’s definitely worth a read — her books are not the most read of all time except for … Continue reading

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The Moroccan Girl by Charles Cumming

Resurrection was intended to be a non-violent protest movement encouraging ordinary citizens to speak out individually against socially divisive propaganda, a movement that somehow quickly escalates into the most dangerous terrorist organization on three continents.  Anyone with a platform who … Continue reading

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Cozy Read Wednesday: The Spring at Moss Hill by Carla Neggers

Today’s Cozy Read is by a new author to me, Carla Neggers, called The Spring at Moss Hill.  This is 7th in a series called Swift River Valley.  I found it in the library in my building and there are … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday Meme: The Final Detail by Harlan Coben

This week’s Monday Mystery is the first book I’ve read by Harlan Coben.  I bought 2 of his books at a discount store for reading on vacation but didn’t get around to it until this week.  The hero of the … Continue reading

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Teen Read: Dear Martin by Nic Stone

Seeing as how this is Black History Month and given the turmoil throughout the United States especially in the past year over racial issues, this book is not only extremely timely but deeply thought-provoking.  Anything good you’ve heard or read … Continue reading

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Burr by Gore Vidal (1973)

I remember hearing about Burr in the early 70s (when it was first published) from the author himself on the Tonight Show.  I thought it sounded interesting, and certainly as Gore Vidal spoke about it I was intrigued but somehow I … Continue reading

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