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Day 619: The Long Way Home

After the traumatic ending to How the Light Gets In, Inspector Armande Gamache and his wife Reine-Marie have retired comfortably to the lovely village of Three Pines. 301 more words


Review - THE LONG WAY HOME by Louise Penny

The Long Way Home by Louise Penny

Minotaur Books Mystery (Chief Inspector Gamache series)

Louise Penny took a big chance in this novel, moving a giant step away from her well-known investigational style and into the depths of philosophical and emotional exploration. 392 more words

The Book Breeze

Why I read her books

This is author Louise Penny’s post this morning on FB.

“Michael and I have started to meditate. Not long. About ten minutes a day. We’d done it about ten years ago, but then got out of the habit. 131 more words


Day 610: How the Light Gets In

I didn’t realize I had never reviewed this book, even though I finished it almost exactly a year ago, until I started to post a review of its sequel. 218 more words



I am embracing newness, surrounded by newness:  new words on the page; new lush wool for anticipated, new, knitting projects; new voice messages on the phone providing my laugh of the day;  new life – that of Everly – enjoying her first two wonderful weeks in this, her wonderful, new, world. 142 more words

MEMOIR: Journey Through My 70's.

The Long Way Home ~ Louise Penny. Defying Expectations

Louise Penny has, for some time now, been one of my favourite crime writers.  I was, therefore, very pleased to be given the opportunity to read her most recent novel,  579 more words

Book Reviews

"Still Life: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel" by Louise Penny

This mystery, part of a series (I don’t know how many books), takes place in Canada, and is highly atmospheric. The plot was overly complex for my taste, but I enjoyed the characters. 174 more words