Quote of the Day – October 30, 2018

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“Fear, what a strange thing fear was…”

-Agatha Christie, And Then There Were None

Book Review: An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena

Format: Paperback

Pages: 304 pages

Published: August 7, 2018

Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books

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Book Review: Crooked House by Agatha Christie

ThFormat: Paperback

Pages: 236 pages

Published: February 1, 2011 (March 1949)

Publisher: William Marrow Paperbacks

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PBS Releases 100 Books of “The Great American Read” List

The book list has been reveleaed !

Here it is…the top 100 books that the public will choose from and determine which is “The Great American Read” The book list was compiled based on a survey of Americans, conducted by PBS and a polling service. Voting will begin after the premiere of the series, which airs on Tuesday, May 22 at 8pm.

Did your favorite make the list?

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Celebrating Mystery & Thriller Week

Round up the suspects and gather all the clues…it is time to celebrate Mystery & Thriller Week on Goodreads! Not only do I love watching mysteries, I love reading them. I always love the puzzles that authors lay out for me and I enjoy trying to figure it out for myself. It is such a fun brain teaser! So to join in this celebration, I am listing some of my favorite mystery novels. Dive into these heart-pounding and spine tingling stories and discover why it is most book lovers’ favorite genre: Continue reading “Celebrating Mystery & Thriller Week”

Book Review: Ordeal by Innocence by Agatha Christie

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Format: Paperback

Pages: 269 pages

Published: 1958

Publisher: Harper

Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Thriller

 

 

 

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Great Books to Cozy Up to the Rest of the Winter

Winter reading is a hobby that I feel gets constantly overlooked.

I feel I do more of my reading during the winter. You don’t go out as much during the winter months. The days are shorter, the weather is colder…our natural instinct is to hibernate. And what better way to spend the cold winter nights with a hot cup of tea, a fire, a blanket, and a book with hundred of pages?

Well, don’t fret book lovers. Our favorite pastime is a great way to beat away those winter blues. These books will not only make the dreary winter more exciting but give you a chance to start on your reading challengeContinue reading “Great Books to Cozy Up to the Rest of the Winter”

Favorite Christie Novels

Murder on the Orient Express is released in US theaters today. I just started reading Agatha Christie and I am just discovering what a wonderful and amazing writer she is. She is the master at misdirection and providing surprising twists. No wonder she is called “The Queen of Mystery”.

So, in honor of the release of the movie, here is a list of my favorite Christie novels or short stories (so far). New to Christie? Pick one of these and you’ll fall in love with her books as well.

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Book Review: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

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Format:  Paperback

Pages: 300 pages

Published: November 6, 1939

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Thriller

 

 

 

Synopsis:

“‘Ten . . .”
Ten strangers are lured to an isolated island mansion off the Devon coast by a mysterious “U.N. Owen.”

‘Nine . . .’
At dinner a recorded message accuses each of them in turn of having a guilty secret, and by the end of the night one of the guests is dead.

‘Eight . . .’
Stranded by a violent storm, and haunted by a nursery rhyme counting down one by one . . . one by one they begin to die.

‘Seven . . .’
Who among them is the killer and will any of them survive?”

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