Monthly Archives: June 2010

Little Reading

Well I’ve had little time for reading and I’ve tried to pick up the Mary/Carol Higgens Clark where I left off but I’ve discovered that I can’t remember who anybody is, so I’ll have to start over. I’m tempted to … Continue reading

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Diversions

Well I came upstairs to read but have ended up watching one of my Charlies Angels box sets. Chocolate, cosies and Charlies Angels. Hmmm, you can see how deep I am. I just loved Charlies Angels when I was tiny, … Continue reading

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Hair Today Gone Tomorrow…

Wellllll, sorry Ellen Byerrum. I got to page 62 “he looked good, too good” and gave up. Cosy romance elements are OK but when they’re hackneyed they’re unbearable. I might try going back to it in a couple of days … Continue reading

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Chocolate Title

Well I am working chocolate into the title of my blog because it seems it brings visitors. I scored a record number of hits with my chocolate blog. I still have chocolate on my mind (and consequently in my mouth) … Continue reading

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Berkley/Signet

I visited the Penguin site for Berkley and Signet books today. 16 books are due for release this June. I love that cosies are so popular, but I have to wonder if sometimes we aren’t forfeiting quality for quantity. I … Continue reading

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Addiction.

Well I really enjoyed ‘The Chocolate Snowman Murder’ but it’s hard to say how much of the enjoyment was due to the fact that it was set at Christmastime. That said, I liked how she set the clues, and the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Snowman Murders

hello, hello, well I am already half way through Joanna Carl’s ‘The Chocolate Snowman Murders’ and I’m really enjoying it. A fair amount of space has been taken up with character descriptions, I have a feeling that people who are … Continue reading

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The F word…

The word in this case being font. I made a start on ‘Dial Me for Murder’ last night but gave up pretty quickly. There’s nothing wrong with the story it’s the font. I like to read in bed (don’t we … Continue reading

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Dial Me for Murder

Hello again, well yesterday I was going to make a start on the Kathy Reich’s book but I got waylaid by Amanda Matetsky’s Dial Me for Murder. Any books which talk about ‘I love Lucy’ in the present tense just … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookie Murder

Oh I do love a bit of Christmas in June… ‘Christmas Cookie Murder’ was published in 1999 and is one of Leslie Meier’s books in the Lucy Stone series. The blurb on the back of the book is: “Petty rivalries … Continue reading

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