Thursday, June 20, 2024

Sandwich by Catherine Newman

 


I loved this so, so much. To say it is targeted at my demographic is an understatement.

Girlfriend on Mars by Deborah Willis

 


Very unusual, but I think I liked it.

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

The Truth about the Devlins by Lisa Scottoline

 

Meh.

The Year of Living Constitutionally by A. J. Jacobs

 




Jacobs is always fun.

Kill for Me, Kill for You by Steve Cavanagh

 


This was a clever twist on an old mystery formula.

The Queen of Poisons by Robert Thorogood

 

I love this series -- and this title was so much fun. I realize that older detectives are having a bit of a moment right now. That's fine.

Review copy provided by publisher.


Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Same As It Ever Was by Claire Lombardo

 

 

So on a sentence level, this book is excellent. On a plot level, it sagged in the middle but redeemed itself at the end.

Review copy provided by publisher.


Sunday, June 09, 2024

Tuesday, June 04, 2024

It's a Privilege Just to Be Here by Emma Sasaki

 


A great story, and so well done in explicating the nuances of some difficult issues. 

Review copy provided by publisher.

Anna Bright Is Hiding Something by Susie Orman Schnall

 


A very good read. . . Excellent back story on the nuances of feminist issues, combined with a compelling plot 

Review copy provided by publisher.

The Unwedding by Ally Condie

 



A solid read, but then the ending . . . mystery writers really need to step away from the 'multiple coincidences' ending. 

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