Monthly Archives: October 2012

Cards On the Table

Cards On the Table by Agatha Christie 1936 / 224 pages read by Hugh Fraser / 6h rating 7 I’d never read this one – at least not that I remember and one would think I’d remember a book where … Continue reading

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The Racketeer

The Racketeer by John Grisham 2012 / 352 pages read by J.D. Jackson – 12h 45m rating – A- I think Grisham is having fun again.  The Racketeer is the very imaginative story of a black lawyer,  Malcolm Bannister, who … Continue reading

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The Kitchen Daughter

The Kitchen Daughter by Jael McHenry 2011 / Kindle / 306 pages Rating –  8 (very good / fun) Well I’m not sure what I was expecting but this wasn’t it.  I only read this because a reading group was … Continue reading

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Hanging By a Thread

Hanging By a Thread by Monica Ferris  (6th in the Needlecraft series) 2003 / 272 pages read by Susan Boyce / 6h 19m A- (if you like cozies) Oddly enough this came up for me at Halloween and there is … Continue reading

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Last Night in Montreal

Last Night in Montreal by Emily St. John Mandel 2009 / 256 pgs read by Alyssa Bresnahan ~ 8h 19m rating – 7.5  (very high for crime novels) A divorcing father has kidnapped 7-year old  daughter Lilia as he leaves … Continue reading

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving 1820 – short story I know I read this in high school but I think I thought it was pretty stupid.  This time I really enjoyed it but it was from more … Continue reading

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New Finnish Grammar

New Finnish Grammar by Diego Marani 2000/2011 (Eng.) – 196 pgs Rating – 9 Wow!  This book is about memory and identity and language all mixed together.   During WWII a man is found near the exploded wreck of a … Continue reading

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