Category Archives: Series

Half a King and Half the World (The Shattered Sea Series) by Joe Abercrombie

I have been looking for a new fantasy series to fill the time until George R.R. Martin finally finally gets around to releasing the next book in the Game of Thrones series. It is amazing how difficult this has been! … Continue reading

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My Brilliant Friend and The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante

As I have confessed previously I am stubborn about reading books that come highly recommended.  It seems like my interest exponentially decreases by the amount of praise a book gets. Yes, I acknowledge I have a problem! So when I began … Continue reading

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Books to Read For An Alaskan Cruise: Part Two

To my surprise there are a lot of books written about or set in Alaska, which just goes to show how narrow my reading habits must be! For several years I have been trying to get out of my comfort … Continue reading

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Books to Read For an Alaskan Cruise! (Part One)

This summer our extended family is going on an Alaskan cruise! There will be 20 of us and we will be celebrating some important milestones on this trip, from birthdays (80 and 90 years old) to a big 60th wedding … Continue reading

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Rage Against the Dying by Becky Masterman

I think at some point in their lives everyone has wanted to be an FBI agent-at least I have! But it is the romanticized version that we see on TV or in the movies that attracts us, not the drudgery … Continue reading

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The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly

There is something very addictive about the Harry Bosch series by Michael Connelly. I eagerly await for each new release and when it comes out I snarf it down immediately and then can’t wait until the next one comes out! … Continue reading

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The Kept Woman by Karin Slaughter

Karin Slaughter is one of my favorite authors and I have been following her characters, Will Trent, a cop with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Dr. Sara Linton the GBI’s coroner for awhile now.  I am always excited to … Continue reading

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