AbeBooks Haul

Here are six used books I purchased from AbeBooks this spring:   Dusty Answer by Rosamond Lehmann I adore Rosamond Lehmann's writing and was very happy to get this lovely Virago edition of her first novel. Madame, Will You Talk? by Mary Stewart This may not be the most attractive book, but I can't wait to lose... Continue Reading →

Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie 

This is my third Christie- having previously read And Then There Were None and The Murder of Roger Ackroyd. Originally published in 1937, Death on the Nile is #17 in the Hercule Poirot series. This golden age mystery centers around the death of a beautiful heiress during her Egyptian honeymoon. There are many potential suspects onboard the boat- an... Continue Reading →

Bookish Buzz: Baileys Prize 2017 Winner

Today, the winner of the celebrated Baileys* Prize for Fiction was announced. For those who don't know, the Baileys Prize is "the UK's most prestigious annual book award for fiction written by a woman." Each year, selected books are first organized into a longlist and then whittled down to a shortlist from which one winner is... Continue Reading →