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Book Review; “Life of Pi” by Yann Martel copyright 2001

I haven’t seen the movie.

What I knew of the book or the story is what I saw in trailers or heard second-hand from others. (One lady I had never met before insisted on telling me the complete story all while I was making a selection from a movie kiosk.) 459 more words

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Louise Penny

I’m a new fan. As usual I’m late for the dance and I don’t know the latest steps but the music moves me, in this case, the music is the writing of Canadian crime writer Louise Penny. 389 more words

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"The Long Way Home" Book Tour

Thanks to my sweet mother-in-law, I had a ticket to see Louise Penny speak at Fearrington Village last night. What a turn-out they had! 500 people with tickets, and a standing crowd in the back. 472 more words

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The New Inspector Gamache is here!

Friends and readers know that I’m a big Louise Penny fan!  Her chief inspector Gamache series features great, well-drawn characters who grow and change over time; intricate but not convoluted plots; and tons of suspense.   466 more words


Louise Penny's Night with the Monks: The Beautiful Mystery

The amazing, fantastic, incredible, Louise Penny sat down with me and let me into the secrets behind her Agatha Winning novel, The Beautiful Mystery. This is one of my funniest interviews — due entirely to Louise’s dry, wonderful wit. 68 more words

Diana Belchase

An Englishman's Way of Speaking Absolutely Classifies Him*

There’s an interesting theory of language that suggests that we adjust the way we speak in order to identify with a particular group. If this theory (it’s called Speech Accommodation Theory, or SAT) is correct, people often do that because they’re members of that group, and feel a connection. 1,347 more words

Agatha Christie

Happy Release Day, Louise Penny!

Today’s book birthday is Louise Penny’s The Long Way Home. This is actually the 10th book in Penny’s mystery series featuring Chief Inspector Armand Gamache… 441 more words

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