Monthly Archives: July 2013

Book Review: The Other Woman (Mystery)

Hank Phillippi Ryan made her novelist name with the Charlotte McNally Mysteries, starting with “Prime Time” in 2009. Those were taut, well-plotted mysteries in a short form. Now, she’s digging in and deepening the plots for long-form novels. The first … Continue reading

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10 Reasons NOT to shop at Barnes and Noble

Barnes and Noble has a page on its website listing “10 Reasons to Shop at Barnes &” After my recent experience, I can easily give you 10 reasons NOT to shop there. 1. Their claim: “We Ship Fast!” I … Continue reading

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Girl Version of “Yankee Doodle Dandy”

I love the song “Yankee Doodle Dandy” and it always kind of irritated me that it’s written specifically for a man to sing it, using lines like “real live nephew of my Uncle Sam” and “I’m a Yankee Doodle boy.” … Continue reading

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