Category Archives: fiction

Tuesday’s Tantalizing Teasers & First Chapter, First Paragraph: The Shipping News by Annie Proulx

First Chapter, First Paragraph has a new host, I’d Rather Be At The Beach, you can reach here.  Easy to participate.  Include your book title and author, a picture of the cover, and quote the first (or first two) paragraph(s) … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: The Reader by Bernhard Schlink

First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.  Anyone can play — just copy the first paragraph of the first chapter (or prologue) and include a picture of the book cover. Leave your link at … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph & Tuesday Teaser: The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott by Kelly O’Connor McNees

First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.  Anyone can play — just copy the first paragraph of the first chapter (or prologue) and include a picture of the book cover. Leave your link at … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: The Magdalene Scrolls by Barbara Wood

First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.  Anyone can play — just copy the first paragraph of the first chapter (or prologue) and include a picture of the book cover. Leave your link at … Continue reading

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TBR Thursday 110…

Originally posted on FictionFan's Book Reviews:
Episode 110… Well, the TBR dipped a little during the week, but tragically a late run of arrivals shoved it right back up – to 197 again! Still, it may not have gone…

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Mystery Monday: The Third Girl, Molly Sutton Mystery Book 1 by Nell Goddin

Today’s Mystery Monday feature is the first in the Molly Sutton mystery series by Nell Goddin, The Third Girl.  A new author to me, Goddin has set her stories in a fictitious village in France, Castillac where the the gendarmerie … Continue reading

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You’ll Feel Your Mind Slipping Away*

Originally posted on Confessions of a Mystery Novelist…:
As this is posted, it would have been Edgar Allan Poe’s 208th birthday. Whether you’re a fan of Poe’s writing or not, it’s hard to deny his impact on literature and culture.…

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