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Borrow it. Buy it. Check it Out. -Part 2

I can’t imagine a world without books to read. I still buy them in paperback and hardcover. There’s so much enjoyment in finding them a proper home in my library. 518 more words


How Much Can One Morck Take: Buried

Buried by Jussi Adler-Olsen

Over three years ago, a civil servant vanished after returning from a work trip to Africa. Missing, presumed dead, the man’s family still want answers. 236 more words


The Best One Yet: The Hanging Girl

The Hanging Girl by Jussi Adler-Olsen

In the middle of a hard-won morning nap in the basement of police headquarters, Carl Morck receives a call from a colleague working on the Danish island of Bornholm. 269 more words


October is full of Top Ten Tuesday topics I’m not really interested in. It’s not that I don’t want to put in the time to come up with answer.

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Top Ten Tuesday

You Got That Right*

In Agatha Christie’s Dumb Witness (AKA Poirot Loses a Client), Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings investigate the murder of wealthy Emily Arundell. She’s left behind several relatives who are desperate for their share of her money, and who have very good motive for getting her out of their way. 1,050 more words

Agatha Christie

: the promiscuous reader :

Don’t judge. There’s nothing wrong with wanton, indiscriminate reading. It’s absolutely proper and should be encouraged.

Libraries do, they’re huge advocates of gratuitous reading. In this pursuit, they will eagerly, if not enthusiastically, aid and abet. 347 more words


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