A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books

Notes and reflections - not really worthy to be called reviews - written at various times over a long life of eclectic reading.

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June
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May 2018
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“What is it about that house? It’s where love goes to die.”Anna loves peeking in on her neighbors and making these fun little...
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AudiobookAnother great series by this author. I loved that the language wasn't all flowery, I loved the humor, I loved the ro...
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This man is always trudging through snow while dead American Indians talk to him. Is this the third book this has happened to...
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AudiobookFirst off, Norm Macdonald did such a great job with this book. In the beginning when he was doing the voices of a yo...
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I was so excited to jump back into this epic fantasy world Laurel created, and this sequel did not disappoint. Where Heir of ...
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Heracles(Hercules)is the son of Almecedes and Zeus (who slept with her while pretending to be her husband Amphitryon). As a b...
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Rosie Paige is an actress in 1926. She has been pushed into the rush of 1920's Hollywood by her mother, Beatrice who believe...
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AudiobookI kept putting off requesting this book because I stopped reading family sagas in the early 1980s. But I kept readin...
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At nine years old, Tessa and Callie were the prime witnesses in the trial of a serial killer (the Ohio River Monster). Now a ...
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This book is probably my FAVORITE book of 2018 thus far. These beautifully flawed, strong women are everything that I want to...
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"Cracked" has Cool carved into its forearm with a Stanley Knife. The opening draws Meda, our evil-but-wittily-self-aware mo...
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Rampaging robots! Tricksy fairies! Facing off for the first time in an epic genre death match!People love pitting two awesome...
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The dead talk—to the right listener. They can tell us all about themselves: where they came from, how they lived, how they di...
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London, 1887. Veronica wields her butterfly net and a sharpened hatpin with equal aplomb. She thwarts her own abduction with ...
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The 1895-96 season promises to be an exceptional one for Amelia Peabody, her dashing Egyptologist husband, Radcliffe Emerson,...