Monthly Archives: December 2015

End of Year!

It’s that time again – my reading summary.   I read 187 books which is really more than I think is healthy and I need to get out more  (lol).  But it’s possible I feel this way because there were … Continue reading

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Senior Moments Are Murder

Senior Moments Are Murder by Mike Befeler 2015 / 268 pages read by Jerry Sciarro  7h 42m rating – B / crime – cozy This is the third novel in the Geezer-lit series by Mike Befeler.  They’re kind of fun, … Continue reading

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World of Trouble

World of Trouble by Ben Winters 2014 / 320 pages read by Peter Berkrot  8h 10m rating:  A /  crime – dystopian future (Book 3 in The Last Policeman trilogy) It’s only a few weeks until Astroid Maia hits the earth … Continue reading

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Karnak Cafe

Karnak Cafe by Naguib Mahfouz 1974 / 101 pages rating 9.25 – classic – 20th cent fiction Back in 1954 Egypt was swept up by the July Revolution and granted independence from Britain.  King Faruk was unseated and the Republic of Egypt … Continue reading

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Slade House

Slade House by David Mitchell 2015 /256 pages read by  Thomas Judd, Tania Rodrigues  6h 54m rating:  5 (out of 10) /  literary fantasy-horror I’ve been reading David Mitchell since Cloud Atlas, 2004, and then went back and read his priors.  I … Continue reading

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The Gate of Angels

The Gate of Angels by Penelope Fitzgerald 1990 / 219 pages rating  9 /  historical fiction Back in a very well presented 1912,  somewhere near Cambridge England, Fred Fairly, a physics lecturer at St. Angelicus,  was riding down the road on his bicycle … Continue reading

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Reykjavik Nights

Reykjavik Nights by Arnaldur Indridason 2014 /  304 pages read by George Guidall / 7h 10m rating –  A+  / crime – police procedural (Erlendur  Sveinsson series #16 but it’s a prequel) This is a little different in the course … Continue reading

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