Waiting on Wednesday: March 15

Waiting on Wednesday: March 15

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I am participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information. ……………………….. All Systems Red by Martha Wells Series: The Murderbot Diaries #1 Genre: Science Fiction Novella Publication date: May 2 Synopsis: In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company. Exploratory teams are accompanied by Company-supplied security androids, for their own safety. But in a society where contracts are awarded to the lowest bidder, safety isn’t a primary concern. On a distant planet, a team of… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday: March 8

Waiting on Wednesday: March 8

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I am participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information. ……………………….. Arabella and the Battle of Venus by David D. Levine Series: Adventures of Arabella Ashby #2 Genre: Science Fiction, Space Opera Publication date: July 18 Synopsis: The thrilling adventures of Arabella Ashby continue in the second book in Hugo-winning author David D. Levine’s swashbuckling sci-fi, alt-history series! The swashbuckling Arabella Ashby is back for brand new adventure in the ongoing story of her life among the stars. Arabella’s wedding plans to… Read more »

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Sunday Post: March 5

Sunday Post: March 5

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March is here–almost Spring! Kimba hosts the Sunday Post each week. I like to take part because it gives me an opportunity to look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also love to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading. Home and Blog Cleaning and planning I sorted papers this week. Recycled a lot and now I have to file the rest of it. Also unpacking some more boxes that had been left in the garage. That seems to take a lot of time! We are also planning to build… Read more »

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March 2017 books on my list

March 2017 books on my list

March 2, 2017 2017, books on my list . . . 6

These are the March books on my list. I keep a list of all the books I might want to read and add to it as the year goes on. As each month comes along I create a list on my blog for others and for me to keep track of the books. I don’t buy all these books–since I already have way too many books to read and some of the new books are expensive. I’m trying to stick to a budget. I hope people reading my post may find some new books to read. I also hope these people will point me toward books I missed. March 7… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday: March 1

Waiting on Wednesday: March 1

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I am participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information. ……………………….. Murder Between the Lines by Radha Vatsal Series: Kitty Weeks Mystery #2 Genre: Historical Mystery Publication date: May 2 Synopsis: Intrepid journalist Kitty Weeks returns to unearth a murderous conspiracy in this WWI saga In the second book in the acclaimed Kitty Weeks Mystery series, Kitty is tasked with writing a story about Westfield Hall, a prestigious girls’ boarding school. Tragedy strikes when a student named Elspeth is found frozen to… Read more »

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Review: A Room Full of Bones by Elly Griffiths

Review: A Room Full of Bones by Elly Griffiths

February 27, 2017 2017, B+, book rating, reviews 2

A Room Full of Bones by Elly Griffiths Ruth Galloway #4 E-book, purchased Mystery Set in Norfolk, England, A Room Full of Bones embroils, once again, our brainy heroine in a crime tinged by occult forces. On Halloween night, the Smith Museum in King’s Lynn is preparing for an unusual event — the opening of a coffin containing the bones of a medieval bishop. But when forensic archaelogist Ruth Galloway arrives to supervise, she finds the curator, Neil Topham, dead beside the coffin. Topham’s death seems to be related to other uncanny incidents, including the arcane and suspect methods of a group called the Elginists, which aims to repatriate the… Read more »

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Sunday Post: Feb 19

Sunday Post: Feb 19

February 19, 2017 2017, Sunday Post 5

Presidents Day this week and feels more like spring! Kimba hosts the Sunday Post each week. I like to take part because it gives me an opportunity to look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also love to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading. Home and Blog Busy week I sorted papers this week. Recycled a lot and now I have to file the rest of it. Also unpacking some more boxes that had been left in the garage. That all seemed to take a lot of time! My… Read more »

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Review: Nightshades by Melissa F. Olson

Review: Nightshades by Melissa F. Olson

February 16, 2017 2017, B, book rating, reviews 2

Nightshades by Melissa F. Olson Nightshades #1 e-book, purchased Fantasy, Urban Fantasy Alex McKenna is the new Special Agent in Charge of the Chicago office of the Bureau of Paranormal Investigations—the division tasked with investigating crimes involving shades. Or vampires, as they’re more widely known. Children have been going missing, and agents are routinely being slaughtered. It’s up to McKenna, and some unlikely allies, to get to the bottom of the problem, and find the kids before it’s too late. ……………………….. Melissa F. Olson is an author whose books I’ve read and liked before. This book is the beginning of a new series and is a novella (208 pages) published… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday: Feb 15

Waiting on Wednesday: Feb 15

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I am participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information. ……………………….. Called to Justice by Edith Maxwell Series: Quaker Midwife Mystery #2 Genre: Historical Mystery Publication date: April 8 Synopsis: Quaker midwife Rose Carroll is enjoying the 1888 Independence Day evening fireworks with her beau when a teenaged Quaker mill girl is found shot dead. After a former slave and fellow Quaker is accused of the murder, Rose delves into the crime, convinced of the man’s innocence. An ill-mannered mill manager, an… Read more »

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Sunday Post: Feb 12

Sunday Post: Feb 12

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Kimba hosts the Sunday Post each week. I like to take part because it gives me an opportunity to look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also love to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading. Home and Blog Busy weeks My husband had chemo treatments this week. He’s doing great, but it’s hard not to worry. Now he’s in the time period where he feels really tired so he’s not doing too much except rest. The doctor is doing more scans next month. Our son was still here so… Read more »

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