Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Enemy by Lee Child

Tweet The more I read from this author, the more I like him. I know he is enormously popular but sometimes that doesn’t take much except a well paid publicity machine – I don’t think I really need to give … Continue reading

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Nemesis By Jo Nesbo

Tweet Another Scandinavian author here but another good one. Detective Harry Hole (maybe the name isn’t so obnoxious in Norway) is a non-recovering drunk. He goes through periods of time where he abstains but is not really interested in changing … Continue reading

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Death of Riley By Rhys Bowen

Tweet The Molly Murphy mysteries are a charming collection of stories set in New York. Ms. Murphy has recently landed in the states after a harrowing journey from Ireland only to find herself needing to get a job. She is … Continue reading

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Easy A – Movie Review

Tweet So this is a very modern take on The Scarlet Letter, the classic novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Our heroine is a pretty girl in high school who lives under the radar getting on with her life until she is … Continue reading

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Movie Review

Tweet A Swedish movie and so therefore subtitled. This is a marvelous production and covered most of the main story lines in the book. Once you get into the swing of reading the lines, unless you are conversant in Swedish, … Continue reading

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