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What We're Reading: June 2016

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which We Are Mostly Fictional Renate: Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier. Very well written gothic suspense. (Although the heroine often annoys the hell out of me.) The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. Not very well written, in …

What We're Reading, May 2016

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which New Colleague Sywert Makes His First Appearance, And In Which We Are Also Unaccountably Brief (But We’re Pretty Sure The Former Did Not Cause The Latter) Ester: Courtroom 302: A Year Behind the Scenes in an American …

What We're Reading - April 2016

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which ‘IT Goat’ Hans Enters, Stage Left Lilia:  Gertie’s Ultimate Dress Book.  Not really reading this as a fiction book, of course, but it’s a wonderful reference book.  My fiction book at the moment is The Beast by J. R. …

What We're Reading March 2016

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which We Still Await The First English-Language And Currently-In-Print Title Read By Maarten Iris:  I’m currently rereading the Harry Potter series (in Dutch) for my annual reread.  Just started the 6th book. Jesse:  The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton. Ester: …

The Field of the Cloth of Gold

Staff Review: The Field of the Cloth of Gold

Reviewed by Ester In 2005 I walked past a book store (not the ABC ) and saw a book cover I was very intrigued by (see right: Three to See the King).  I walked in and bought the book without …