Monthly Archives: June 2012

Six Word Saturday

Editing and revising my book pages. Since I received the editorial letter and edits for my book last week, I’ve been slowly working through the edits and revisions to my book. Most of the edits are pretty straightforward and even … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

The 63rd book I read for the challenge was A Stranger in Mayfair by Charles Finch, a Charles Lenox mystery. In this latest book in the series, Charles and Lady Jane have been married and have just returned to London … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

I have finished book number 62, The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, another Alexander McCall Smith novel. I have already read several books in this series, but this is the first book in the series and I was curious to … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

The 61st book I read for the challenge was Portuguese Irregular Verbs by Alexander McCall Smith. This book is actually a collection of short stories about Professor Doctor Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld and his two colleagues, Professor Doctor Unterholzer and Professor … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

Book number 60 of this chalenge was another Alexander McCall Smith book (he is a very prolific writer) called 44 Scotland Street. This book is similar to the Corduroy Mansion series in that is follows the inhabitants of the flats … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

I have finished book number 59, The Sunday Philosophy Club: An Isabel Dalhousie Mystery by Alexander McCall Smith. Isabel Dalhousie is a fortyish editor of the Journal of Applied Ethics and moderator of The Sunday Philosophy Club–if and when they … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

The 58th book I read for the challenge was Inside the Kingdom: My Life in Saudi Arabia by Carmen Bi Ladin. Carmen was the sister-in-law of Osama Bin Laden. Her husband was Osama’s half-brother. Carmen is Swiss, born to an … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

Book number 57 was Corduroy Mansions by Alexander McCall Smith. This novel centers around the inhabitants and their friends and relatives of a building of flats called Corduroy Mansions in the Pimlico section of London. We meet William, a wine … Continue reading

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The 56th book I read for the challenge was Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali. This is her autobiography. She was born in Somalia and became a refugee, being raised in Saudi Arabia and Kenya mainly as a girl. She was … Continue reading

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Six Word Saturday

Screaming migraine derails my book discussion. Once a month, I’m meeting with an interfaith group to discuss a chapter of a book about two mystic masters, Ibn Al-Arabi and Meister Eckhart. Today was our meeting to discuss chapter three and … Continue reading

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