Monthly Archives: March 2013

Review: Who Wants Pie?

I am not an enthusiastic cook or baker. (When you’re cooking for 4 children, you’re bound to hear “do I have to eat that?” From one of them at least once a day. One’s enthusiasm for creating great food tends … Continue reading

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The Bedside, Bathtub & Armchair Companion to Sherlock Holmes

As I mentioned in my last post, I’m searching Sherlock Holmes for my Book Club. We decided to read the first Sherlock Holmes novel, A Study in Scarlet, but I decided to keep gathering information anyway. I recently discovered a … Continue reading

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Researching Sherlock Holmes

My book club has chosen to read a Sherlock Holmes book for it’s May discussion. None of the members have ever read one. So I’ve been doing a bit of research on the world’s most famous detective, using Wikipedia and … Continue reading

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Review: Dial “C” for Chihuahua

The Barking Detective Series #1: Dial “C” for Chihuahua by Waverly Curtis This was a sweet, funny confection of a book. Bored with my usual reading fare I recently decided to explore the cozy mystery genre. This is my favorite … Continue reading

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Mysteries: My First Literary Love

My ninth birthday is a very special memory. When I turned nine I received two of my all time favorite gifts. One gift was a soft blue parakeet that became a much loved pet. The second one, given to me … Continue reading

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I was a bookwor…

I was a bookworm then, but when I came to know it, I woke among the butterflies. – From Lilith by George MacDonald I embrace this quote as a librarian, writer and reader. I believe it illustrates the way that … Continue reading

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