It was pretty funny. It was obvious it was written by a male author because the main character, an aging male, was obsessed with sex, a detail female authors almost never include but men often do.
An historical mystery novel is not hard to come by, but one that I truly enjoy is rare indeed! I’ve been so interested in the crimes of Victorian England lately and this book was truly a standout in its category.… Read More
Is there anything more perfect than curling up with a Flavia de Luce book and spending some time in Bishop’s Lacey? No, no there is not. Bliss.
It was a fun book with a fun concept (lover of words with a sense of humour wants to get his own made-up words into the dictionary, thus obtaining the ultimate nerdy immortality) and I would recommend it to a… Read More
This book was…I can’t really find words for it. It’s mislabelled as a “mystery” but it’s no more a mystery than The Curious Incident of the Dog at Night-time was. It’s about a young boy’s misguided attempt to solve a… Read More
Rarely do I come across a non-fiction book that I can’t put down like this. What a page turner! I think I lost a lot of sleep because I had to stay up to finish “one more chapter.” I learned… Read More
Thank goodness for audiobooks or else I might never have finished this book (I listened to it while doing other things). I have so little to say about it because it made so little impression I guess I’d give it… Read More
Sigh. I don’t know. I was so excited by this book that I kept my library copy long after the seven-day loan period (it was taking me a while to read it, not because it wasn’t fast-paced, but simply because… Read More
I gave this book more than enough chances to wow me. I started it, set it aside, plugged along a little more, read something else, came back to it, all the time hoping to at least finish it despite the… Read More
I really enjoyed this. I’m neither a Ripperologist nor a Sherlockian but I think I really enjoy the fan fiction of those who are. The only thing as gripping as the story itself was the desire to run to the… Read More