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Crime Fiction, Short Stories

Unsavory Delicacies

Russell Brooks contacted me and asked if I’d review his collection of short stories, Unsavory Delicacies. My normal forays into short fiction include some pretty awesome authors so it’s difficult for me to compare but I did find these three “thrillers” very easy reading. The…

General Fiction

Hotel Angeline: A Novel In 36 Voices

Hotel Angeline is by Kathleen Alcalá, Matthew Amster-Burton, Kit Bakke, Erica Bauermeister, Sean Beaudoin, Dave Boling, Deb Caletti, Carol Cassella, Maria Dahvana Headly, William Dietrich, Robert Dugoni, Kevin Emerson, Karen Finneyfrock, Jamie Ford, Clyde W. Ford, Elizabeth George, Mary Guterson, Teri Hein, Stephanie Kallos, Erik…

Uncategorized

Lunch Hour Blogette

My blog is a month old today! Get out the cake and candle… OK, I might have a celebratory muffin later sans candle. I’ve had over 2000 views (only 40 of which were me before I learned to turn off my own page views) and…

List, Top Ten

Top Ten Favourite Words

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is a rewind edition where we get to pick from previous TTTs. I’ve procrastinated so long over my choice that I’ve picked the one where I don’t need to run round looking for books or links. This weekly event is…

Uncategorized

A Note About Facebook

I’ve had a few Facebook friend requests recently from people I don’t know and I can only guess that they’re coming from here. I don’t want to seem rude so this is to let you know that Facebook is my real life place and I…

Fantasy

The Last Werewolf

Werewolves are my favourite urban fantasy creature and I do like to read different perspectives on the myth. I like my werewolves wolfy, a wolf and human sharing the same body, rather than the wolfman of horror. The werewolf of this novel falls into the…

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The Curse of the Eclectic Reader

ec·lec·tic/iˈklektik/ Adjective: Deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources. Noun: A person who derives ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources. I recently joined in with a blog hop and was delighted to see…

Books In

Incoming!

I feel I’ve missed something here but the value spend is much higher than normal even if the quantity is down. The two books are from two lovely ladies over at ReadItSwapIt who are also bloggers. Suzie sent me Stiff by Mary Roach in a…