Monthly Archives: October 2013

Mini-reviews: Touchstone by Laurie R. King; W is for Wasted by Sue Grafton; and Defending Jacob by William Landay

Title: Touchstone Author: Laurie R. King Genre: Historical fiction, spy thriller Publisher: Bantam Books Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library First line: Small things: straws on camels’ backs. Goodreads blurb: It’s eight years … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon – October 27, 2013 (Lots to catch up on!)

Time: 9:08 a.m., Sunday morning Family happenings: Lots going on lately. In the past two weeks, Kevin has had a colonoscopy, gotten a speeding ticket, and had to go to the dentist for a broken filling. Poor guy. Plus, they’ve … Continue reading

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Book Review: Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford

Title: Songs of Willow Frost Author: Jamie Ford Genre: Historical fiction Publisher: Ballantine Books Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from the publisher for a tour with TLC Book Tours First line: William Eng woke to the sound … Continue reading

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