Monthly Archives: September 2011

Indie Snippets feature The Cosy Knave

Thank you to Bryan, Indie Snippets, for featuring “The Cosy Knave” today. “Half-time,” Evy sighed, staring helplessly at Rhapsody. Perhaps she had begun to wonder if Tuxford´s elephantine screen was such a good idea after all. If you are an … Continue reading

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The Challenges of a Reader

Today seems to be a good time to write another post about my successful battle against Mount TBR – always write about your victories, never about your defeats 😉 So the mountain of around 130 books which had been reduced … Continue reading

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It´s Sweden´s Day # 2

Why Sweden´s Day? Look here. And nothing can be more Swedish than the red house above.

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Brian McGilloway, The Rising (2010)

The fourth Irish Inspector Devlin mystery. “To my immediate right something moved. I approached, squinting against the glare, my throat already burning with the heat of the smoke that had made it through the covering of my jacket. An old … Continue reading

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Post no 1000

Believe it or not, but this is my blog post number one thousand (wordpress counts my old Blogger posts also). Time passes so fast when you have children – and even faster when you have a blog. Here is my … Continue reading

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Book Marked

First a couple of brand-new and very different bookmarks I received yesterday, thanks to my blog friend Leighton Gage from Brazil. Read the story behind the Brazilian wish ribbons here. And below you can see the charming stamps on the … Continue reading

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Anne Holt, Pengemanden (2010)

Romanen er den fjerde norske Inger Johanne Vik og Yngvar Stubø-krimi. Meget hurtigt bliver vi kastet ud i en hel række forskellige tråde: Inger Johannes sårbare datter, Kristiane, forvilder sig væk fra det hotel, hvor familien er til bryllup, og … Continue reading

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