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I read historical fiction, mystery, foodie memoir, and well-crafted YA (sometimes other genres).

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Anne Perry
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reviewed: The Great Typo Hunt: Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time
I really wanted to like this book, based on the premise. Two friends on road trip, correcting all the misspellings on signs a...
The Great Typo Hunt: Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time - Jeff Deck, Benjamin D. Herson
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May 2013
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reviewed: Silhouette of a Sparrow
I was utterly charmed from the first page of this historical novel. Set in the 1920's, it tells the story of Garnet Richards,...
Silhouette of a Sparrow - Molly Beth Griffin
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May 2013
07
reviewed: Princess Elizabeth's Spy (Maggie Hope Series #2)
Based on the last two chapters, my review will have to consist of !!!!!!!
Princess Elizabeth's Spy - Susan Elia MacNeal
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May 2013
04
reviewed: Mr. Churchill's Secretary (Maggie Hope Series #1)
Totally sucked me into the series!
Mr. Churchill's Secretary - Susan Elia MacNeal
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May 2013
02
reviewed: Sum It Up: A Thousand and Ninety-Eight Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective
loved it, stayed up foolishly late to finish
Sum It Up: A Thousand and Ninety-Eight Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective - 'Pat Head Summitt',  'Sally Jenkins'
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April 2013
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finished reading:
April 2013
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reviewed: The Chalice
I should have gone back and re-read at least part of The Crown before starting The Chalice. It took me a few chapters to re-o...
The Chalice - Nancy Bilyeau
reviewed: Ghost Hero (Lydia Chin and Bill Smith Series #11)
loved this as much for Lydia Chin as the narrator, as for the craft of the mystery
Ghost Hero - S.J. Rozan
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April 2013
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reviewed: Buckingham Palace Gardens (Thomas and Charlotte Pitt Series #25)
Why haven't I read Anne Perry's Charlotte and Thomas Pitt books before? Victorian era mysteries, right in (one of my) sweet s...
Buckingham Palace Gardens (Thomas and Charlotte Pitt Series #25) by Anne Perry -
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April 2013
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reviewed: Alone (Detective D. D. Warren Series #1)
too grisly and violent for me but I kept reading it because I wanted to know how it ended. I don't watch SVU for the same rea...
Alone - Lisa Gardner
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