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The Bomber Mafia

Continuing on my recent obsession with WW II, I just finished reading The Bomber Mafia.  Fascinating!!   Anyone else.

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If Only by Judith Arnold

In the last couple of months, I’ve read two Women’s fiction books that I loved. The first is IF ONLY by Judith Arnold. Here is my Amazon review. I highly recommend it. I have read a lot of books by … Continue reading

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The Sixth Extinction

I finished my first book for 2022: The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert. It was fascinating. Although I love science books, I’m mainly interested in the physical sciences vs. the biological sciences. This book, however, caught and held my interest. … Continue reading

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The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan

Don’t you love it when you find a new (to you) author? A couple of weeks ago I was looking for a short listen from Audible and found two (free) novellas (The Roommate and The Sisters) by an Dervla McTiernan … Continue reading

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The Frangipani Tree Mystery by Ovidia Yu

From the Back Cover “First in a delightfully charming crime series set in 1930s Singapore, introducing amateur sleuth Su Lin, a local girl stepping in as governess for the Acting Governor of Singapore. 1936 in the Crown Colony of Singapore, … Continue reading

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Have You Seen Luis Velez by Catherine Ryan Hyde

From the Back Cover “Raymond Jaffe feels like he doesn’t belong. Not with his mother’s new family. Not as a weekend guest with his father and his father’s wife. Not at school, where he’s an outcast. After his best friend … Continue reading

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The Outsider by Stephen King

From the Back Cover “An eleven-year-old boy’s violated corpse is found in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints point unmistakably to one of Flint City’s most popular citizens. He is Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English teacher, husband, and father … Continue reading

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Robert McCammon’s Mathew Corbett Series

As readers, I suspect you’ve often experienced someone asking you who your favorite author is. I mean, how do you answer that question? I have dozens of favorite authors, and I suspect you do as well. Maybe even dozens by … Continue reading

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Artemis by Andy Weir

I imagine Andy Weir was a bit daunted by the prospect of following his surprise blockbuster, The Martian, with a new novel. Most authors build their skill and readership over numerous books, so that by the time they write that … Continue reading

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My Favorite Character

Erin Baker (from Out of Reach & Out of Time) All authors have their favorite books, the ones that will always hold a special place for them. I have several that have meaning for me because of the time or … Continue reading

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