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March Books ~ A Chinese classic, a murder mystery to absorb you and Neil Gaiman

Red Sorghum ~ Mo Yan

I am finding it very difficult to sum up this book for you.

The story covers three generations of a Chinese family, with most of the events happening in the late 1930s, during the occupation of China by Japan. 897 more words

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Recently read: quick reviews

Still have a couple of books to review and rank for the Best Novel category of the MWA Edgar awards, but I had to take a… 450 more words


Reading Highlights - March 2014

March saw a bit of a blip in the number of books read. I completed five books, though I started six. Moth Smoke by Mohsin Hamid was the odd one out. 565 more words


75 in '13: A Fatal Grace

For the sixty-second book in the challenge, I read A Fatal Grace by Louise Penny, the second book in the Armand Gamache series.

This entire review could just be me making a series of dolphin noises, varying only in intensity and duration of squeals; that is how much I enjoy this series. 162 more words


How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny

Louise Penny is the fifth of the six novels I am reviewing from the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Awards in the “Best Novel” category. I confess I have never read Ms. 458 more words


#GoAskMalice--Crowdsourcing the Agatha Best Contemporary Panel Questions

by Barb
As of this writing STILL waiting for spring.

Hi all. We’re trying something experimental for Simply the Best, the Malice Domestic panel for the Agatha Best Contemporary nominees. 278 more words

Wicked Wednesday

Mother's Gonna Keep You Right Here Under Her Wing*

Speaking as a mother, I’m going to let you in on a little secret. You may already know this, but mothers spend a lot of time second-guessing themselves. 1,116 more words

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