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Judy rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
The Age of Innocence
by Edith Wharton
read in January, 2015
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I read this book about every decade just to enjoy the language and the writing. It's that time again and I enjoyed The Age of Innocence just as much as every other time that I've read it.
Burning the Reichstag by Benjamin Carter Hett
"This is a well-documented report of the facts as known and the still officially unresolved question of who lit the fire.

It does seem clear that the man who was found guilty and guillotined was guilty of something, but also that he could not have..." Read more of this review »
Judy rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage by M.C. Beaton
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Oh, Agatha. You are so opinionated, insecure, feisty, outspoken, vain, and utterly delightful. You give women of a certain age a role model for grabbing life with both hands and holding on for the ride. Okay, you finally maneuver your next door neigh ...more
Judy rated a book 3 of 5 stars
In the Company of Sherlock Holmes by Laurie R. King
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A collection of short stories in honor of the Great Detective. As in any short story collection, the stories are uneven, but enjoyable in the main. Keep these compilations coming.
Judy rated a book 3 of 5 stars
A Study in Sherlock by Laurie R. King
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Eighteen authors, including Neil Gaiman, Jacqueline Winspear, Thomas Perry, Alan Bradley, Laura Lippman, and Lee Child contribute short stories in honor of Sherlock Holmes. Dr. Watson has a unique perspective, President McKinley seeks out Holmes, and ...more
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Nine Lives to Die by Rita Mae Brown
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Sneaky Pie--I am writing to you personally because I realize that you are the genius behind the Mrs. Murphy books. I love the human characters in each of the books and the messes in which they find themselves. I, of course, adore each of the animals ...more
Judy rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Queen Elizabeth II by Nicholas Davies
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This might be more about the Royal Family than I ever wanted to know--although the parts about Prince Philip were interesting.
Judy rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg
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I'm leading a book discussion in two days and, naturally, I haven't finished the book. But instead of getting that book read, on a whim, I picked up The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion and within 50 pages I was hooked. I read it in one sittin ...more
Judy rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Funny in Farsi by Firoozeh Dumas
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In 1972 7 year old Firoozeh Dumas moved with her family from Iran to Whittier, California and entered into a completely different world. Firoozeh and her mother spoke very limited English and the family had only her father's fond memories of graduate ...more
Judy rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Red Box by Rex Stout
The Red Box (Nero Wolfe, #4)
by Rex Stout
read in January, 2015
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In this fourth book in the Nero Wolfe series, a young woman dies after eating a chocolate laced with potassium cyanide from a box that had been openly left on a desk. Surprisingly, Nero Wolfe is forced to leave his beloved brownstone and venture out ...more
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“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”
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