Category Archives: weekly geeks

>Catching the Blogger Reading

> Weekly Geeks:  “This week, for a Geeky assignment, how about a picture? A self portrait of sorts. I think it would be fun if you all took a picture of yourself (or have someone help you most likely) reading … Continue reading

Posted in weekly geeks | Leave a comment

>Weekly Geeks # 24: trivia

>Weekly Geeks is another activity I have not had time to participate in for several weeks, but this week offers a good opportunity to write a crime-related post: ask some book trivia questions. Here we go. How many first names … Continue reading

Posted in weekly geeks | 13 Comments

>Marked by Reading

>Weekly Geeks # 17 When in need, I use anything as a bookmark, old receipts, corners torn off the newspaper, old postcards etc, but I prefer a nice one of cartoon which is a bit shorter than the pages of … Continue reading

Posted in weekly geeks | 15 Comments

>Weekly Geeks # 13. National Poetry Month

>This post is dedicated to Mike Burden & the Weekly Geeks. It is based on Ruth Rendell, Put on by Cunning (1981) and a former post on Reg Wexford (see ´No More Dying Then´). An inspector called Mike Burden Vexed … Continue reading

Posted in commentary 2009, Reg Wexford, Ruth Rendell, weekly geeks | 13 Comments

>Weekly Geeks # 12. Linking to other reviews.

>[Remember to try my competition & win a thriller/crime novel – 30 hours left] 1.Write a post encouraging readers to look through your archives: the easiest way to find my reviews is to follow the label ´review´. That is what … Continue reading

Posted in weekly geeks | 9 Comments

>Weekly Geeks # 11. Historical Fiction

>[Remember to participate in my competition & try to win Sophie Hannah´s Little Face]I decided to answer question 2: Do you have a favourite book that really pulled you back in time, or perhaps gave you a special interest in … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew Taylor, weekly geeks | 4 Comments

>Weekly Geeks # 9 – A Quote a Day.

>This week´s task is to post a quotation every day for a week: “You may want to come up with a theme, such as favorite passages from books, author quotes, political quotes, quotes about books or reading, humorous quotes, whatever. … Continue reading

Posted in quotation, weekly geeks | 6 Comments

>Crime with a Message – Weekly Geeks # 8.

>This week´s theme: write about a political or social issue that matters to you. Classical crime fiction, often called whodunnits, were usually mere entertainment, an intellectual puzzle meant to kill a few hours. Noteworthy crime writers who have changed the … Continue reading

Posted in weekly geeks | 16 Comments

>Weekly Geeks # 6 – what´s in a name

>– this week´s task is to write about the name of one of the fictional characters we like The name of my favourite British crime fiction heroes is Adam – can you guess who? – here is part of the … Continue reading

Posted in weekly geeks | 15 Comments

>Book covers: Kerstin Ekman, Blackwater

>Weekly Geeks # 5 & Bingo post 7Which cover do I prefer? Difficult to say, but the white one with the eye in it is certainly the ugliest! The Swedish one in blue and red may be the prettiest one, … Continue reading

Posted in book covers, Kerstin Ekman, weekly geeks | 20 Comments