Category Archives: mysteries

Book Spotlight and Giveaway: Baudelaire’s Revenge by Bob Van Laerhoven

Title: Baudelaire’s Revenge Author: Bob Van Laerhoven Genre: Historical mystery Publisher: Pegasus Crime Number of pages: 267 First line: Life and death had taught Commissioner Lefevre to love poetry and wenches, and in spite of his fifty-three years, he still … Continue reading

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The “I’ve Always Meant to Read That Book!” Challenge: The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins

Title: The Moonstone Author: Wilkie Collins Genre: Classics, historical fiction, mystery Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library Number of pages: 494 First line: I address these lines – … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater; Sailor Twain: Or, the Mermaid in the Hudson by Mark Siegel; and Always Emily by Michaela MacColl

Title: The Dream Thieves Author: Maggie Stiefvater Genre: YA paranormal fiction Publisher: Scholastic Audio Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Audiobook from my personal library Audiobook reader: Will Patton Audiobook length: 12 hours and 45 minutes First line: A … Continue reading

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