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Booby Trap (An Odelia Grey Mystery, #4)
After reading the ghost stories from this author I was excited to try her other series. not waste your time. There is tons of vulgar languag ...more
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Aug 03, 2011
The Appeal
I do not understand why authors choose to be so negative! This book started out with such potential and fizzled pretty badly by the end! I finished it ...more
Nov 27, 2008
Dec 04, 2008
I read this close to the time I finished Gone With The Wind for the first time and about the same time that this book first came out. I actually liked ...more
Jan 1991
Jul 30, 2010
Ghost a la Mode (A Ghost of Granny Apples Mystery, #1)
Saw this at the library and thought I would give it a try. If you like ghost stories with humor and good writing, you will enjoy this book. While I do ...more
Jul 29, 2011
Jul 30, 2011
The Actor and the Housewife
Not sure how I feel about this whole book. It was disturbing to me on many levels. Don't get me wrong, it is funny and well written. I have liked all ...more
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Sep 04, 2009
Lover's Knot
I found Emilie Richards when she started writing mysteries (see some of my previous reviews) I enjoyed this book. It is well written, interesting. I l ...more
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Sep 16, 2010
A Veiled Deception (A Vintage Magic Mystery, #1)
I really enjoyed starting the series of Vintage Magic. These books are light and fluffy. Very quick read. Some reviewers have bashed the fashion puns, ...more
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Aug 07, 2013
Stork Raving Mad (Meg Langslow, #12)
I love this series! She has one more that just came out, but the wait list is long at the library.
I like that these books are fun and quick. Total flu
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Jul 28, 2011
Partners in Crime
Agatha Christie is a great author! This is a book of short stories that all add up to one plot for the whole book. Really fast read and as always, mad ...more
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Mar 26, 2010
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot, #4)
My absolute FAVORITE favorite favorite of all of Christie's books!! I will not give away the ending because it is so surprising and wonderful!!! If yo ...more
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Mar 26, 2010
The Quiche of Death (Agatha Raisin, #1)
Very quick read. Interesting character. Not your usual protagonist. This one has flaws. Read a few more in the series. I like that I can escape for a ...more
May 2010
May 10, 2010
The Tinderbox
My dad gave me this to read. It is very well written, but I must warn you that it deals with hard things to think about. Set in London, it is about th ...more
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Apr 22, 2010
Between Friends
This book is written only in letters and announcements and other various forms of written communication. I found it hard to follow at some points. Als ...more
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Sep 30, 2010
The Chocolate Frog Frame-Up (A Chocoholic Mystery, #3)
Just started reading JoAnna Carl books. This one seemed obvious from the start. Maybe I've just been reading a lot of mysteries lately and am figuring ...more
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Mar 26, 2010
The Chocolate Cat Caper (A Chocoholic Mystery, #1)
I love quick read mysteries. This is the first in a series of "Chocolate" books. Who doesn't want to read about chocolate?
I especially like the little
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Aug 17, 2010
100 People Who Are Screwing Up America: (And Al Franken Is #37)
Found this book at half price and decided to read it. It was actually interesting to me. I always wonder though why all of Americans can't just get al ...more
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Apr 18, 2009
Lemon Meringue Pie Murder (Hannah Swensen, #4)
Cute mystery. Recipes intermixed with the chapters. Not sure if I've read too many mysteries lately, but the culprit seemed obvious to me from the beg ...more
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Apr 22, 2010
Sad Cypress (Hercule Poirot, #21)
I found this at Goodwill. I thought I had read all the Agatha Christie novels. I am so glad I read it. Made me realize why I really like her writing s ...more
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Mar 02, 2010
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Had heard of this book vaguely. I think it was a bookclub book a while back. completely in letter form. fast read. quirky and enjoyable. I recommend i ...more
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Mar 23, 2010
Gone with the Wind
I read this after I was first married. I was surprised that I actually liked the book. I had seen the movie and wondered what all the hubub was about. ...more
Jan 1990
Jul 30, 2010
Accessory to Murder (Josie Marcus, Mystery Shopper, #3)
Ok stories. She uses too much foul language for me to continue reading the series. I liked the independence of the main character. I just have trouble ...more
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Jul 25, 2009
Rise of the Evening Star (Fablehaven, #2)
Better than the first book! The action started immediately. I read it in one day because I wanted to find out how it would resolve. Can't wait to get ...more
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Apr 02, 2009
I enjoyed this book. It was easier to read than Pride and Prejudice and also Emma which I've never finished. I love how Austen creates characters that ...more
Aug 2008
Mar 04, 2009
Ghost in the Polka Dot Bikini (A Ghost of Granny Apples Mystery, #2)
I like this author so far. Again, it has lots of ghosts in it, so if you don't like that, don't read it. I notice the author has another series, so I ...more
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Aug 01, 2011
Fablehaven (Fablehaven, #1)
My son convinced me to read this. It started a bit slow, but I was hooked by the end. I would recommend this to anyone who liked Harry Potter. It is v ...more
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Apr 02, 2009
Blessed Is The Busybody (Ministry Is Murder Mystery,#1)
Found this at Halfprice books and liked the title. Well written and charming story. I love mysteries so it was fun to find a new author to read. Looki ...more
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Mar 20, 2010
Evan Only Knows (Constable Evans, #7)
First one of this series that I read. I don't think I will be looking for any of the others. I read half, got bored, and skipped to the end to see "wh ...more
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Sep 30, 2010
A Murder Is Announced (Miss Marple, #5)
I thought I had read every Agatha Christie. Noticed this one at the library and couldn't remember it if I did read it before. I liked this book. Good ...more
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May 10, 2010
Let There Be Suspects (Ministry Is Murder Mystery, #2)
Another great story. Really liking the characters in this book. Maybe I relate since I am married to a Bishop. Don't know, but I enjoy this author.
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Mar 20, 2010
Keys to the Demon Prison (Fablehaven, #5)
This is a great series for any age. Great writing, great suspense, always surprises. Sorry to see it end. I highly recommend this whole series!
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Sep 25, 2010
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