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75 in ’13: A Fatal Grace

  For the sixty-second book in the challenge, I read A Fatal Grace by Louise Penny, the second book in the Armand Gamache series. This entire review could just be me making a series of dolphin noises, varying only in … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: Fer-de-Lance

  For the fifty-ninth book in the challenge, I read Fer-de-Lance by Rex Stout, the first in his Nero Wolfe series. I didn’t connect with the main characters very well. There’s a lot of fat-shaming in the narrator, Archie, and … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: The Dogs of Riga

  For the fiftieth book in the challenge, I read The Dogs of Riga, by Henning Mankell (translated by Laurie Thompson), the second book in the Kurt Wallander series. This time, our sensitive and seriously flawed homicide detective is dealing … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: Faceless Killers

  For the forty-eighth book in the challenge, I read Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell (translated by Steven T. Murray), the first book in the Kurt Wallander series. The first thing you need to know about Wallander as a main … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: Murder on the Orient Express

  For the forty-fifth book in the challenge, I read Murder on the Orient Express (Poirot #10) by Agatha Christie. What a classic! This book has always gotten more attention than her other books, and for good reason. This isn’t … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: Lord Edgeware Dies

  For the forty-third book, I read Lord Edgeware Dies (Poirot #9) by Agatha Christie. They could also have called it, “don’t tell people you’re going to kill your husband who won’t divorce you because he’s a douchebag, just in … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: Still Life

  For the fortieth (woo! halfway!) book in the challenge, I read Still Life by Louise Penny, from the Chief Inspector Gamache series, and fell in love. This is a murder mystery set in rural Qu├ębec, in a town called … Continue reading

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