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A Death in Live Oak

by pub­lished James Grip­pando by Harper, 2018

Read Bad­deck by Ken­dra Brown,

Where did you find the book? Li­brary What is the book about? It’s about racism in the South, mostly fic­tion, some true.

What com­pelled you to pick it up? Love his books

What did you en­joy about the

book? The fam­ily dy­nam­ics, the 4 year old daugh­ter and her take on words. Can re­late to the pol­i­tics of the USA to­day. What didn’t live up to ex­pec­ta­tions? Noth­ing.

Over­all grade? A+ What will you be read­ing next? The Girls in the Pic­ture

Mrs. Par­geter’s Pound of Flesh

by pub­lished Read Si­mon by Janette Brett by Macmil­lan, Edge, 1992 English­town

Where Li­brary did you find the book? What Mrs. Par­geter is the book widow about? of a much beloved crime boss, seeks an­swers to a death at a health/ weight loss spa. A Bri­tish cozy set in the 1990s.

What com­pelled you to pick it up? I read the first books in the se­ries and liked them. What did you en­joy about the book? I en­joy the dry hu­mour and plot – mur­der. I like the ir­re­press­ible Mrs. Par­geter and “as­so­ciates” of her late hus­band.

What didn’t live up to ex­pec­ta­tions? Noth­ing. Over­all grade? A+

What will you be read­ing next? Likely, I’ll fin­ish ‘Ghost of a Chance’ by Yas­mine Galenorn on my e-reader (so far a B-, un­til I get Si­mon Brett’s next book in the Mrs. Par­geter se­ries, “Mrs. Par­geter’s Plot”

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