Category Archives: Reading

Larry Edwards to Speak on Impact of Violent Death, Feb. 11

Larry Edwards, Connie Saindon to Speak at  San Diego Chapter of Sisters in Crime, February 11 Partners in Crime, the recently reestablished San Diego chapter of the national organization Sisters in Crime, welcomes Larry Edwards, author of several books including the true-crime memoir Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss, and Connie […]

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Book Review: “Charcoal Joe” by Walter Mosley; Hypnotic

I love this hypnotic book, the 14th in Walter Mosley’s Easy Rawlins series—best book I’ve read in ages. Easy’s childhood friend Mouse introduces him to Rufus Tyler, a man everyone calls Charcoal Joe. Joe, for reasons unclear at the outset, … Continue reading

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Good Yule, Good Health

Good Yule (and Happy Holidaze) Waes Hael — Drinc Hael       Wishing you good health and joy in the coming new year. May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live. ♩ ♫ … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Eden” Fresh Spin on “Intelligent Design.”

“If this is Paradise, how bad could Hell be?” Summary: In Eden: A Sci-Fi Novella by Martin Roy Hill, an American army patrol is sent to investigate ancient ruins in Iraq. When an enemy mortar shell blasts an opening into … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Keeper by John Lescroart

A crime novel featuring Dismas Hardy and Abe Glitsky on the hunt for clues about a woman who has gone missing. On the evening before Thanksgiving, Hal Chase, a guard in the San Francisco County Jail, drives to the airport … Continue reading

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Book Review: Back Story, Robert B. Parker

Fun romp through a 28-year-old cold case that has more twists than a piece of licorice, and an ending that does not exactly surprise, but avoids the formula of this genre. Parker’s witty and sarcastic exchanges between the characters delight. … Continue reading

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Book Publishing Beds Big Data

Forget the literary agent, submit your book to the AI Book Machine . . . but you’d better pick the right one: Intellogo? Inkitt? Or? The brave new world of book publishing reads more and more like a Stephen King … Continue reading

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