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75 in ’13: Rules of Prey

For the twenty-eighth book in the challenge, I read Rules of Prey by John Sandford, the first book in his Lucas Davenport series. I gave it four out of five stars. Lucas Davenport is a somewhat macho, somewhat eccentric, very … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: Hercule Poirot’s Christmas

For the twenty-sixth book of the challenge, I read <a href=”http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16349.Hercule_Poirot_s_Christmas&#8221; target=”new”>Hercule Poirot’s Christmas</a>, by Agatha Christie. What happens when a dysfunctional family gets together at the house of their elderly, invalided, gleefully abusive patriarch for the holidays? It’s not … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: Naked In Death

For the fifteenth book in the challenge, I read Naked In Death by J.D. Robb (or Nora Roberts, if you prefer), book one of the In Death series. Straight up, I gave it three stars out of five. I’m having … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: The Seven Dials Mystery

  For the thirteenth book in the challenge, I read <a href=”https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/483103.The_Seven_Dials_Mystery&#8221; target=”new”>The Seven Dials Mystery</a> by Agatha Christie. If you’re new to Christie’s books, I wouldn’t pick up this one first. It isn’t a very good representation of her … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: The Mystery of the Blue Train

For the sixth book in the challenge, I read The Mystery of the Blue Train by Agatha Christie, part of her Hercule Poirot series. Now, I’ve read quite a few Poirot novels by this point, and after we get into … Continue reading

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52 in 1 Bonus Books: Heat Wave

For the third bonus book, I read Heat Wave by Richard Castle. Potato-chip book! This one is longer than the Derek Storm novels, being all of two hundred pages. I’m not sure what there is to say about this book. … Continue reading

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52 in 1 Bonus Book: Invisible

The first bonus book I read was Invisible, the first book in the Ivy Malone Mysteries, by Lorena McCourtney. I’m going to say it straight out; I didn’t like the book. Pros: The protagonist was fine, and I enjoyed seeing … Continue reading

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