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Suede to Rest
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Nominated for a Lefty Award (best humorous mystery) for Crimelandia-Left Coast Crime, 2015. Yay!
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Jul 23, 2014
Dancing with Myself
I totally enjoyed reading this. I loved Billy Idol in high school and college (80s), and this was like a backstage pass to those concerts. I didn't lo ...more
Apr 27, 2015
Apr 20, 2015
Cropped to Death (Faith Hunter Scrap This Mystery, #1)
Christina Freeburn's CROPPED TO DEATH is exactly the kind of book to read when you're looking for a fun, crafty mystery. Her protagonist, Faith Hunter ...more
May 14, 2013
Apr 15, 2013
Board Stiff (An Elliott Lisbon Mystery, #1)
With Elliot Lisbon, author Kendel Lynn creates a character who is resourceful, determined, and willing to get her hands dirty. That’s saying a lot con ...more
May 2013
Dec 23, 2012
Diners, Dives & Dead Ends (Rose Strickland Mystery, #1)
I loved this book! So much so that before I updated my GR status I hopped on Amazon and bought the second in the series. Rose Strickland is one of my ...more
Jan 18, 2013
Jun 12, 2012
The Riddle in Red (A Connie Blair Mystery, #2)
I advanced from Trixie Belden and The Three Investigators to Connie Blair in my teen years. I read this one first (it's book two) and it remains my fa ...more
Jun 12, 2014
Aug 02, 2011
Bringing Home the Birkin: My Life in Hot Pursuit of the World's Most Coveted Handbag
I loved this book the first time I read it (when it first came out) and I loved it the second time I read it (today). I found myself putting it down o ...more
Jun 18, 2015
Jun 17, 2015
Faces of the Gone (Carter Ross Mystery #1)
After finishing THE GOOD COP, (which worked as a standalone), I'm binge reading all of the Carter Ross books. Brad Parks played fast and loose with on ...more
Jun 02, 2014
May 27, 2014
The Good Cop: A Mystery (Carter Ross, #4)
Fun from the first page. If Brad Parks wanted to write "A week in the life of Carter Ross when nothing particularly exciting happens," I would read it ...more
May 27, 2014
May 21, 2014
Blessed are the Dead: A Gabriella Giovanni Mystery
Author Kristi Belcamino lives up to the promise of a reporter compelled to investigate a story that is uncomfortably close to home. Gabrielle Giovanni ...more
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May 19, 2014
The Dark Before Dawn
Dark psychological thriller that follows a serial killer and his connection to an LA detective. This book had a fast pace and didn't pull any punches ...more
Oct 11, 2013
Oct 10, 2013
You Tell Your Dog First
Even though I'm already a fan of Alison Pace's novels (favorite being CITY DOG), I didn't think I was going to pick up this book. I'm more cat person ...more
Jan 23, 2013
Jan 21, 2013
Twist and Shout Murder (Murder A-Go-Go, #2)
I love this series! Pucci scarf as murder weapon? White go-go boots? Martinis and mod dresses? So. Much. Fun!
Jan 26, 2014
Aug 20, 2013
Last Diner Standing (Rose Strickland Mystery, #2)
Rose Strickland, diner waitress/amateur sleuth/righter of wrongs finds herself helping out a friend who's accused of putting her man in a coma. The ca ...more
Feb 11, 2013
Jan 19, 2013
Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School, #1)
Outside of my normal reading tastes, but found it to be delightful!
Feb 28, 2014
Feb 15, 2014
Dead Stock (Bert Shambles Mystery #1)
Here's what I think: when you start this book, be prepared to ignore whatever else is going on in your life and sink into the world of Bert Shambles. ...more
May 07, 2014
May 06, 2014
Dial H for Hitchcock (A Cece Caruso Mystery, #5)
I originally read this book when it came out and gave it 4 stars. Having reread it, I'm ammending the review to 5 stars and adding a review.

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May 21, 2013
Jun 15, 2012
Other People's Love Letters: 150 Letters You Were Never Meant to See
I found this hard to put down in the same way it's hard not to look at an accident on the side of the road. Some of the letters brought tears to my ey ...more
May 08, 2014
May 07, 2014
Forgive & Forget (Love in the Fleet, #1)
I loved this book! Reminded me of something from a Nora Roberts trilogy: a sexy romance where I cheered for the main characters the whole way, but wit ...more
Jul 13, 2013
Jul 09, 2013
A Walk Among the Tombstones (Matthew Scudder, #10)
I've been a fan of Lawrence Block's Bernie Rhodenbarr series for awhile and count his books on writing as the best in my library, but this year I bran ...more
May 25, 2013
May 15, 2013
Confessions of an Angry Girl (Confessions, #1)
Absolutely adored this book! Started last night at 7:00. Finished 7:30 this morning. Slept a bit in between, but not enough because I kept picking the ...more
Jul 03, 2013
Jul 02, 2013
The Enemy We Know (A Letty Whittaker 12 Step Mystery #1)
After reading this book, I found like I'd made a new friend in Letty Whittaker. I happily spent a few hours in her world and can't wait to catch up wi ...more
Oct 28, 2013
Oct 26, 2013
Murder with a Twist
Airlines charge a hefty sum for drinks on a cross country flight. A much better use of your money is MURDER WITH A TWIST. You can live vicariously thr ...more
May 05, 2015
May 06, 2015
Nazareth Child (Del Shannon, #1)
After hearing Darrell James read a passage from this book, I knew his character, Del Shannon, was someone I wanted to read about. NAZARETH CHILD lived ...more
Aug 18, 2012
Aug 14, 2012
Great-Aunt Sophia's Lessons for Bombshells
I loved this book. I love a makeover story, I love the concept that intellectual women want to challenge stereotypical roles, and I love that the auth ...more
Sep 04, 2012
Aug 24, 2012
Orange Is the New Black
I found this to be engrossing. What struck me the most was Ms. Kerman's message of humanity as shown through her relationships with other inmates. She ...more
Oct 20, 2013
Oct 20, 2013
In Office Hours
I loved this book. Everything about it: cover to ending. I started reading it yesterday, put it down to go to bed last night and got up twice during t ...more
Aug 12, 2012
Jul 23, 2012
Unmistakably Mackie: The Fashion and Fantasy of Bob Mackie
Heavy on design and imagery, light on copy, but that's what you want in a book-tribute to Bob Mackie - a taste of those fabulous spangly, colorful clo ...more
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Aug 02, 2011
Pucci: A Renaissance in Fashion
This is the quintessential guide to Emilio Pucci's background, inspiration, and design evolution. A must read for any fan who wants to know what's beh ...more
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Aug 02, 2011
The Mystery of the Stuttering Parrot (Alfred Hitchcock and The Three Investigators, #2)
What I believe to be the best children's mystery out there. This one book probably inspired me more as a child than anything else, rivaled only by the ...more
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Aug 02, 2011
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