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Review: How to Find Love in a Bookshop

How to Find Love in a Bookshop by Veronica Henry My rating: 3 of 5 stars I wanted to love Veronica Henry’s How to Find Love in a Bookshop and it begins promisingly, feeling like a love letter of a … Continue reading

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Review: Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death (Agatha Raisin #1)

Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death by M.C. Beaton My rating: 3 of 5 stars I discovered the Agatha Raisin mystery series through the TV series that aired here on PBS. Like the show, the first book in M.C. … Continue reading

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Shelly’s Year in Books | 2017

It’s that time again!  Time to review my reading for 2017.  All in all, it’s been a pretty good year for me – bookwise at least – with far fewer low points than high points.  I won’t dwell on any … Continue reading

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Review: Easily Amused

Easily Amused by Karen McQuestion My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars At its beginning Easily Amused shows some promise as an enjoyable chick-lit novel with a heroine I’ll admit I identified with at times, a familiar but likable plot, and … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“And in despair, I bowed my head; “There is no peace on earth,” I said; “For hate is strong, And mocks the song Of peace on earth, good-will to men!” Then pealed the bells more loud and deep: “God is … Continue reading

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