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Dead Cold in the Canadian Winter

Dead Cold is the second Armand Gamache novel by Louise Penny. It is, in fact, the first one I have read but it will not be the last (book 3 in the series is on its way to me). 537 more words


A Rule Against Murder

A Rule Against Murder by Louise Penny has Chief Inspector Gamache vacationing at a remote hotel in the Canadian wilderness. Many of the other guests are together for a family reunion of sorts, in a family that seems to not want to talk to each other. 67 more words


Happy National Book Lover's Day!

Happy National Book Lover’s Day!

In celebration, I thought I’d pick some favorite book titles to share with you.  But, how do you pick favorites when new books are coming out all the time, your old loves are waiting patiently to be picked up again, and still there are 100s and 1,000s of books you’ve never even laid eyes on?   123 more words

The Brutal Telling

Another great Louise Penny novel. In The Brutal Telling we see a local Three Pine’s resident, Olivier, secretly visiting an old hermit. (Spoilers) It pained Chief Inspector Gamache and Inspector Beauvoir, but all the evidence pointed to their favorite bistro owner and Olivier was arrested and convicted of killing the old man in the woods for his beautiful treasure. 55 more words


So many books, so little time

It’s past time for another list of books I’ve read. And, I have been busy. Earlier this year, I reacquainted myself with our San Antonio Public Library… 518 more words


No mystery why it's a great store . . . #mysteries #bookstores #fridayinterview @agnewrobin

Columbus, Ohio, boosters, take note: Ann Arbor, Michigan (you’ve heard of it, right?) has eight bookstores just in its downtown area. If we’re geographically generous and stretch our definition of Columbus’s downtown to include German Village, we can add the inestimable Book Loft to our count. 529 more words