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Book Reviews, or, How I spent my spare time for the last weeks.

I set a goal of 100 books to read in 2014. I am not going to make the goal. When I chose the number 100 I thought “I can do this, it’s less than last year.” Amazing how life can make reading books a lower priority. 816 more words

Book Reviews

When Sleuths Buy Gifts ;-)

Have you ever taken part in a ‘Secret Santa’ gift exchange? Sometimes it’s called a ‘Kris Kringle,’ and sometimes a ‘Pollyanna.’ There are other names for it too. 718 more words

Agatha Christie

What's in a Name, Anyway?*

A great deal of what we do is influenced by culture. And a recent comment exchange with Crimeworm (whose blog you really ought to check out!) and Cleo of… 1,123 more words

Agatha Christie

Holiday Hint #4: Top Mysteries to Give This Holiday Season

Long time readers will know that I love a good mystery. Agatha Christie and Ngaio Marsh were spilling off the bookshelves when I was a teen, and I naturally gravitate towards mysteries when transitioning young readers from YA to more adult titles (thank you, Alan Bradley!). 1,045 more words

Personal Musing

Les nouvelles - 8-12 décembre,2014

I can be reached at lisa_noble@kprdsb.ca. I’m @nobleknits2 on Twitter, and our class hashtag is #laclasseaqm.

 I’m Madame Noble, and I teach Core French to students in Grade 5-8. 807 more words

Three Pines Envy: Still Life by Louise Penny

I started reading this book the Sunday of Thanksgiving week, the same day that is the setting of the book. Hey, it’s a sign. As it turns out Thanksgiving in Canada is in October, but still it was an eerie coincidence. 510 more words