Quote of the Day – October 14, 2020

Spooky Reads: October 9, 2020

Welcome to Spooky Reads Friday, where every Friday in the month of October, I will be giving you scary selection book recommendations that will make your weekend reading more fulfilling…and scary 🎃. Check out these haunting book recs…if you dare…

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Christie at 130: Great Agatha Christie Reads to Start With

Happy birthday to the Queen of Mystery! Today marks the 130th birthday anniversary of the great mystery writer, Agatha Christie. My love for Christie’s talent to web a good mystery is a recent discovery and the only I regret I have is that I didn’t discover her sooner! Her ability to create a good mystery and have you hooked from beginning to end is a feat that not every author can achieve.

Are you looking for a Christie novel but you don’t know which one to start with? Christie wrote 74 novels, 16 plays and 28 short story collections, so it may be hard to figure out which book to start. Here are some great book recs that will have you love Christie as mush as I do:

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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”