Monthly Archives: February 2018

Monetized Motherhood

Who Gets the Drumstick by Helen Beardsley is a book written by a widow with eight children who married a widower with ten children in the early 60’s. It is possible that some of you are familiar with one or both … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Corruption

Prussian Blue is the first novel I have read by Philip Kerr. It is a 2018 Edgar Award nominee. After reading it, I understand why! Based in Germany, Austria, and the French Riviera, this story of intrigue covers two eras … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Good and Evil

Afterlife by Marcus Sakey was a complete departure from the books I normally read. This is a science fiction story which is also being billed as a love story. The jacket cover description sounded interesting so I decided to give … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Slippery Riverbanks

The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place by Alan Bradley is the latest novel in the Flavia de Luce mystery series. For those who have yet to meet this precocious young female detective, I recommend a gander at this series. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Degrees of Separation

Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout is another gripping novel by an excellent writer. If you have read her previous novel My Name is Lucy Barton, you will certainly appreciate this continuation of the characters in that book. This story … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment