Tag Archives: Mystery

The Diamond Heart Mystery by Emily King

The Diamond Heart Mystery, A Josie and Monica Adventure by Emily King; 2016; 978-1-547-150342; picked at the Authors Memorial Service; 8/11/17-8/15/17 Why did I read this?  I always enjoy reading books by people I know.  Emily and her husband, attended the same church Ruthann and I did and do.  We were in a small group with […]

Home by Harlan Coben

Home by Harlan Coben; 2016; $28.00; 385 pages; Dutton, New York, NY;  978-0-525-95510-8; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Rockwood; 10/25/16-10/28/16 Why did I read this?  Because I would almost anything Harlan writes, list of chores, grocery list or child’s excuse from school. Ten years ago the child of one of Win’s cousins and another boy disappeared […]

Drift Away by Jeff Shelby

Drift Away by Jeff Shelby; 2012; 383 pages; $12.99; Creative Space; 9781478151531;checked out from Eugene Public Library via Inter Library Loan; 10/23/16-10/25/16 Noah Braddock has fled San Diego in the wake of some violence that he was involved in and has taken up residence in Fort Walton, Florida.  He still hangs out on the beach […]

My Sister’s Prayer by Mindy Starns Clark & Leslie Gould

Cousins of the Dove, My Sister’s Prayer by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould; 2016; 364 pages; $14.99;  Harvest House, Eugene, Oregon; 978-0-7369-6290-2; provided by the Publisher for the purpose of review; 9/6/16-9/9/16 Why did I read this? Because one of the authors is a good friend of ours and she writes good stories.  This combines two of […]

The Grimm Legacy by Polly Shulman

The Grimm Legacy by Polly Shulman; 2010; $16.99; 325 pages; G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, NY; 978-0-399-25096-5; checked out from Multnomah County Library, North Portland; 3/2/16-3/4/16 Why did I read this?  When I am interviewing potential volunteers for the bookstore I often ask them about the books they like and are reading.  One of our newest volunteers […]

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