#BookBeginnings The Woman in the Library
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by Roberta
1M ago
Today I have The Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill for Book Beginnings on Fridays, which ironically I picked up at the library. Book Beginnings is a fun meme hosted by Rose City Reader blog. To participate, share the first sentence or so of a novel you are reading and your thoughts about it. When you are finished, add your URL to the Book Beginnings page linked above. Hope to see you there!   The Woman in the Library* by Sulari Gentill (*Amazon Affiliate link- As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.) Summary:   The Woman in the Library  is a complex ..read more
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#BookBeginnings Razorblade Tears
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by Roberta
1M ago
  I’ve been hearing a lot of praise for S. A. Cosby’s Razorblade Tears, so I thought I’d share it for Book Beginnings on Fridays. Book Beginnings is a fun meme hosted by Rose City Reader blog. To participate, share the first sentence or so of a novel you are reading and your thoughts about it. When you are finished, add your URL to the Book Beginnings page linked above. Hope to see you there!   Razorblade Tears*by S.A. Cosby (*Amazon Affiliate link- As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.) Summary:  When someone murders Isiah Randolph and his husband Derek Lee ..read more
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#BookBeginnings Exit Strategy by @LindaLRichards
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by Roberta
1M ago
Today I’m reading Exit Strategy by Linda L. Richards for Book Beginnings on Fridays. Book Beginnings is a fun meme hosted by Rose City Reader blog. To participate, share the first sentence or so of a novel you are reading and your thoughts about it. When you are finished, add your URL to the Book Beginnings page linked above. Hope to see you there!   Exit Strategy* by Linda L. Richards (*Amazon Affiliate link- As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.) This novel is a sequel to Endings. It just came out this week. Summary:   A killer for hire is rattled by her m ..read more
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#BookBeginnings Scot Free by Catriona McPherson
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by Roberta
1M ago
This week I’m reading Scot Free by Catriona McPherson for Book Beginnings on Fridays. Book Beginnings is a fun meme hosted by Rose City Reader blog. To participate, share the first sentence or so of a novel you are reading and your thoughts about it. When you are finished, add your URL to the Book Beginnings page linked above. Hope to see you there!   Scot Free* by Catriona McPherson (*Amazon Affiliate link- As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.) Summary:  In the first novel  in the Last Ditch Mystery series, marriage counselor Lexy Campbell had fallen in lo ..read more
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#BookBeginnings Closed Circles
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by Roberta
1M ago
Have you ever read a novel because you liked the TV show or movie? That’s why I picked the Sandhamn Murders series by Viveca Sten for Book Beginnings on Fridays. Book Beginnings is a fun meme hosted by Rose City Reader blog. To participate, share the first sentence or so of a novel you are reading and your thoughts about it. When you are finished, add your URL to the Book Beginnings page linked above. Hope to see you there!   Closed Circles by Viveca Sten and translated by Laura A. Wideburg (*Amazon Affiliate link- As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.) Summary:  ..read more
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#BookBeginnings #mystery The Man Who Died Twice
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by Roberta
1M ago
  I found the first novel delightful, so I can’t wait to read The Man Who Died Twice: A Thursday Murder Club Mystery by Richard Osman for Book Beginnings on Fridays. Book Beginnings is a fun meme hosted by Rose City Reader blog. To participate, share the first sentence or so of a novel you are reading and your thoughts about it. When you are finished, add your URL to the Book Beginnings page linked above. Hope to see you there!     Summary:  Amateur sleuths Elizabeth, Joyce, Ron and Ibrahim return in this sequel to the hugely popular novel, The Thursday Murder Club. This t ..read more
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#BookBeginnings One Step Too Far #Mystery
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by Roberta
1M ago
Let’s take a look at the brand new mystery One Step Too Far by Lisa Gardner for Book Beginnings on Fridays. Book Beginnings is a fun meme hosted by Rose City Reader blog. To participate, share the first sentence or so of a novel you are reading and your thoughts about it. When you are finished, add your URL to the Book Beginnings page linked above. Hope to see you there!   One Step Too Far* by Lisa Gardner (*Amazon Affiliate link- As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.)   Summary:  Frankie Elkin is a regular woman with one superpower:  she can find peopl ..read more
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True Crime Story by Joseph Knox
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by Roberta
1M ago
  With the huge popularity of true crime — particularly true crime podcasts– it isn’t surprising that authors would want to explore the genre in their fiction.  For example, I already wrote about how a true crime podcast drives the action in the novel Conviction by Denise Mina (previous post). Today let’s take a look at a novel that takes things a step further, True Crime Story:  What Happens to All the Girls Who Go Missing? by Joseph Knox. The paperback is coming out on December 7, 2021. The first chapter starts with a black and white photograph of a young woman and the words ..read more
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#BookBeginnings Girl Gone Missing by Marcie R Rendon
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by Roberta
1M ago
  Looking forward to reading Girl Gone Missing by Marcie R. Rendon for Book Beginnings on Fridays. Book Beginnings is a fun meme hosted by Rose City Reader blog. To participate, share the first sentence or so of a novel you are reading and your thoughts about it. When you are finished, add your URL to the Book Beginnings page linked above. Hope to see you there!   Girl Gone Missing* by Marcie R. Rendon (*Amazon Affiliate link) Summary:  Nineteen-year-old Cash Blackbear goes to Moorhead State college during the day and drives trucks delivering crops at night. She has little time ..read more
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#amwriting Five Writing Craft Books for Your Favorite Writer
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by Roberta
1M ago
Let’s take a look at five books about writing, any one of which may be perfect for your favorite writer. Disclosure:  I am an affiliate with Amazon so I can provide you with cover images and links to more information about books and products. As you probably are aware, if you click through the highlighted title link and purchase a product, I will receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you. Any proceeds help defray the costs of hosting and maintaining this website. 1. On Writing by Stephen King (2000) Stephen King is a consummate storyteller and it shows throughout this book. Par ..read more
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