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Can I expect more from undemanding books?

I have recently finished two books about which the most polite thing I can think of to say is that they were undemanding. I baulked for a while at putting this in writing because it sounds like the very definition of damning with faint praise. 744 more words


Morck Indulgence: Redemption

Redemption by Jussi Adler-Olsen

Two boys, brothers, wake tied and bound in a boathouse by the sea. Their kidnapper has gone, but soon he will return. 304 more words


Litfest 2015 - the first few days

Wednesday evening at the Guille-Alles Reading Group was a chance to discuss works by Litfest authors over wine and crisps.  It was a nice, relaxed occasion and a great opportunity to share tips and plan which events to attend. 487 more words

WEEKEND READ: The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen

I have been on a mystery novel kick this past week, and this looks like it will be an intriguing read. Thanks to SamanthaWho from… 153 more words


2014 in Books (Part 1)

My book reading goal for 2014 was 24 books. Apparently that was one of those “lofty” goals I mentioned in the last post. But something is better than nothing, and ten books read is better than zero books read. 1,065 more words


The Hanging Girl, by Jussi Adler-Olsen

I received an advance copy of The Hanging Girl through the Penguin Random House First-To-Read program. I had never read any of the previous books in the series so I did not know if this would hinder my enjoyment of it, but no worries, I LOVED THIS. 248 more words

Book Reviews

The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen

When a friend of mine asked for a mystery book recommendation before heading out on a road trip this weekend, one story instantly popped into mind. 198 more words