Meanderings

Meanderings

I’ve been through a bit of a dry spell in the past few weeks…For some reason I found it hard to get into stuff on my TBR pile, so I did a lot of re-reading of older books, not necessarily favorites but books I have enjoyed.  Thankfully, I seem to… Read more »

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Wicked Autumn, by G. M. Malliet (review)

Wicked Autumn, by G. M. Malliet (review)

Category: MysterySeries: Max Tudor mysteries #1Publication date: Sept. 2011 Book source: Public libraryHumorous and compassionate, G. M. Malliet‘s Wicked Autumn is a real treat for lovers of British mystery.  Set in the small, quiet English village of Nether Monkslip, the novel features Max Tudor, an ex-MI5 agent turned Anglican vicar,… Read more »

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This Week’s Articles — 10/07 to 10/13/12

“National Book Awards: Genre fiction dissed again”.  A well written article on the tendency of literary awards (and literary critics and readers of literary fiction generally) to ignore even superlative fiction if it falls within a genre such as mystery/crime fiction, science fiction, fantasy, and so forth.  (Laura Miller, Salon) … Read more »

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