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Tristy

Musings of a Book Addict

I'm married to a scavenger of sorts and he often totes home rescued boxes of books that I paw through with shiny, hungry eyes. I pull out the odd and interesting and add them to my teetering stack.

Currently reading

The Hound of the Baskervilles
Arthur Conan Doyle
E.B. White: A Biography
Scott Elledge
Murder on the Orient Express
Agatha Christie
There Is Nothing Wrong with You: Going Beyond Self-Hate
Cheri Huber, June Shiver
Living Buddha, Living Christ
Thích Nhất Hạnh
No. 44, The Mysterious Stranger
Mark Twain
The Snare of the Hunter
Helen MacInnes
Paintings of Henry Miller
Henry Miller, Lawrence Durrell
Dreamways of the Iroquois: Honoring the Secret Wishes of the Soul
Robert Moss
Pentimento (Back Bay Books)
Lillian Hellman

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie - Alan Bradley Flavia is precocious, but her character is so much fun. She is the little detective I DREAMED of being as a kid. I was obsessed with Sherlock Holmes, as much or more as Flavia so this story clicked in to my childhood fantasy of solving crimes through logic and evidence-examining. And as an added bonus, I am learning so much about chemistry (my WORST subject in school). Flavia makes chemistry fun! I listened to the audio book, read by Jayne Entwistle, who could get a little shrill at times, but I loved every minute of the story.