Tag: mystery

Book Review: The Secret Place

Book Review: The Secret Place

Find it on GoodReads Get your own copy – I love the cover on the UK version! I don’t usually get all the feels when reading a murder mystery. For me mysteries are generally all about the who/what/where/when/why and how the detective figure puts all that together into a solution. But Tana French’s 5th Dublin Murder […]

Posted August 26, 2016 by Lizzy in Books/Writing, Reviews / 0 Comments
Looking Forwards and Back #1 – July/August

Looking Forwards and Back #1 – July/August

Everyone seems to be doing a monthly recap and projection type deal, so here is mine! I keep my lists in my traveler’s notebook bullet journal. It goes with me everywhere. I love using stamps for it as I think my print handwriting looks horrible. Here is what July looked like at month’s end! Now […]

Posted August 4, 2016 by Lizzy in Books/Writing, Reviews / 7 Comments

Book Review: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

Publisher’s Blurb: It is the summer of 1950–and at the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, young Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, is intrigued by a series of inexplicable events: A dead bird is found on the doorstep, a postage stamp bizarrely pinned to its beak. Then, hours later, Flavia finds a […]

Posted July 25, 2016 by Lizzy in Books/Writing, Reviews / 1 Comment

Book Review: A Killing in the Hills

Dun-dun-dun-dun. Isn’t that just such a foreboding title? The title alone was actually what made me first notice this book (unfortunately I don’t remember if it was on a blog post or my random wanderings through the long halls of GoodReads). Then, oh hey! It’s set in West Virginia – which has a real soft […]

Posted July 21, 2016 by Lizzy in Books/Writing, Reviews / 4 Comments

Book Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling

Public Service Announcement: Robert Galbraith = J.K. Rowling, of Harry Potter fame and the almost-singlehanded ensurer of the continuation of the love of reading in the Millennial Generation. Pretty sure most people know that already but just in case, I wanted to put it out there. Knowing that really affected my expectations of this book […]

Posted July 16, 2016 by Lizzy in Books/Writing, Reviews / 5 Comments