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Just Desserts reading recommendations from Oct 2014

November 13, 2014 by sdc
Hey, mystery fans! Looking for something good to read? At the final Just Desserts meeting for 2014, on October 30th, after discussing our monthly “assigned” book, we did a round robin at the table, asking attendees to share what mysteries they’d been reading lately that they felt they could recommend.

Here’s a list of the novels that were hot last month with this mystery-savvy crowd:

 

MYSTERIES NON-MYSTERIES So, what mysteries have you been reading lately that you’d recommend?


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The "White House Chef" series by Julie Hyzy

October 31, 2014 by sdc
When the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group met on October 30th, 2014, 18 of us enjoyed discussing the series of 7 volumes in Julie Hyzy's popular "White House Chef" mystery series featuring Olivia Paras.

Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about this book in a reply comment to this blog post, below.

For additional reminders about upcoming Just Desserts meetings and/or other announcements of interest to mystery  fans, don't forget to sign up for the Just Desserts e-mail list. Or, if you're logged into your account on Facebook, you can visit the Events page for the Lincoln City Libraries, and mark whether or not you plan to attend upcoming sessions of Just Desserts - this is a great way for you to help us promote this engaging discussion group! Our selections for future meetings are usually posted there months in advance.

What do you think of the "White House Chef" series by Julie Hyzy?

We're now on our year-end "hiatus". Join us for our next physical meeting on January 29, 2015, 6:30 p.m. at the South Branch Library, for our final in-person meeting of 2014. We'll be discussing the first seven volumes in the White House Chef mysterie series, starting with State of the Onion; these books are written by Julie Hyzy!

We hope to see you then!


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August Reading Recommendations from Just Desserts members

September 14, 2014 by sdc
Hey, mystery fans! Looking for something good to read? At the Just Desserts meeting on August 28th (held at Walt Branch Library instead of our regular haunts at South Branch), after discussing our monthly “assigned” book, we did a round robin at the table, asking attendees to share what mysteries they’d been reading lately that they felt they could recommend. Here’s a list of the novels that were hot last month (*) with this mystery-savvy crowd:

 

MYSTERIES NON-MYSTERIES So, what mysteries have you been reading lately that you’d recommend?

(* - Several group members shared the same exact titles as they had during our July meeting. These titles have been left out of the August list -- Here is a link to the July round-robin list.)


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July Reading Recommendations from Just Desserts Members

September 11, 2014 by sdc
Hey, mystery fans! Looking for something good to read? At the July 31st 2014 Just Desserts meeting, after discussing our monthly “assigned” book, we did a round robin at the table, asking attendees to share what mysteries they’d been reading lately that they felt they could recommend.

Here’s a list of the novels that were hot last month with this mystery-savvy crowd:

 MYSTERIES NON-MYSTERIES So, what mysteries have you been reading lately that you’d recommend?


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Recommended Reading in June 2014 from Just Desserts

July 07, 2014 by sdc
Hey, mystery fans! Looking for something good to read? At the June 2014 Just Desserts meeting on 6/26, after discussing our monthly “assigned” book, we did a round robin at the table, asking attendees to share what mysteries they’d been reading lately that they felt they could recommend.

Here’s a list of the books that were hot in June 2014 with this mystery-savvy crowd:

MYSTERIES

NON-MYSTERIES

So, what mysteries have you been reading that you’d recommend?


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