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75 in ’13: The Grave Gourmet

  For the sixty-fourth book (getting close to the end!) in the challenge, I read The Grave Gourmet by Alexander Campion, the first in the Capucine Culinary Mystery series. It wasn’t bad, but it didn’t really click with me. There … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: Hallow’en Party

For the sixty-third book in the challenge, I read Hallowe’en Party by Agatha Christie, the thirty-sixth book in the Hercule Poirot series (according to GoodReads, anyway). This is a short story, and Hastings is off gallivanting elsewhere, so we see … Continue reading

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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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