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  • Gift Ideas,  Random

    A Very Criminal Christmas! A Crime Fiction Gift Guide

    Almost a month has gone by since my last posts and Christmas is almost here! As a bookworm, I can’t imagine Christmas without books. Remember that Christmas scene at the beginning of Little Women? It makes me happy and tearing and inspires me to ask and expect more and be thankful for all the books that I have available either as review copies, gifted by a beloved one, or more importantly, for free at the public library. So, in the spirit of Christmas I thought, why not gift crime fiction to your beloved ones – or even yourself! Here are my picks. They have all been published recently so you…

  • Personal Updates,  Random

    I turned 25

    … and the world didn’t end! Just joking. I was actually pretty excited for my 25th birthday (in comparison with most of my previous birthdays!) I got to celebrate it with my whole family who I adore and who have always supported and loved me. I’m a lucky girl 🙂 I also got some real good presents from all of them and of course all the books Mr.B&R bought me! East of Eden by John Steinbeck Cause of Death (Scarpetta #7) by Patricia Cornwell Las Marismas by Arnaldur Indridason I also came back to college for a meeting with my lovely professor who let me a copy of an anthology…