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Reading Recommendations from Just Desserts members – August 2019

At the August 29th, 2019 meeting of the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group, following the discussion of the assigned topic of the month (The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith – a.k.a. J.K. Rowling), we held our monthly round robin in which all 16 attendees were able to share recommendations of what other books they’ve been reading recently.

Here’s the list of mystery, thriller and suspense books recommended by Just Desserts members in August 2019:

And here were some non-mystery titles some group members also recommended in August 2019:

What mysteries have you been reading lately that you’d recommend?

Reading Recommendations from Just Desserts members – June 2019

At the June 27th, 2019 meeting of the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group, following the discussion of the assigned topic of the month (several of Donna Andrews’ “Meg Langslow” series), we held our monthly “round robin” in which all 19 attendees were able to share a few recommendations of what other books they’ve been reading recently.

Here’s the list of mystery and suspense books recommended by Just Desserts members in June 2019:

And here were some non-mystery titles some group members also recommended in June 2019:

What mysteries have you been reading lately that you’d recommend?

Reading Recommendations from Just Desserts members – April 2019

At the April 25th, 2019 meeting of the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group, following the discussion of the assigned topic of the month (Val McDermid’s “Tony Hill & Carol Jordan” series), we held our monthly round robin in which all 14 attendees were able to share a few recommendations of what other books they’ve been reading recently.

Here’s the list of mystery books recommended by Just Desserts members in April 2019:

  • Memory Man and The Last Mile by David Baldacci – past author selection for Just Desserts
  • The Witch Elm by Tana French – past author selection for Just Desserts
  • Look Alive Twenty-Five by Janet Evanovich – past author selection for Just Desserts (multiple readers)
  • Maisie Dobbs (and others in that series, including A Lesson in Secrets) by Victoria Winspear – past author selection for Just Desserts
  • Glad One: Crazy is a Relative Term (and others in the Val Fremden humorous mystery books series by Margaret Lashley (not in the libraries’ collection)
  • The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett – past author selection for Just Desserts
  • Wolf Pack by C.J. Box – past author selection for Just Desserts
  • Only to Sleep (a Philip Marlowe novel) by Lawrence Osborne
  • Blood Oath by Linda Fairstein – past author selection for Just Desserts
  • The Glass Room by Ann Cleeves (and the Vera Stanhope DVDs) – past author selection for Just Desserts
  • Nightblind by Ragnar Jonassen
  • The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz (as an audiobook)

And here were some non-mystery titles some group members also recommended in April 2019:

What mysteries have you been reading lately that you’d recommend?

Reading Recommendations from Just Desserts members – September 2018

At the September 27th, 2018 meeting of the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group, following the discussion of the assigned topic of the month (Jane Harper’s The Dry), we held our monthly round robin in which all 25 attendees were able to share a few recommendations of what other books they’ve been reading recently, both mystery and non-mystery.

Here are the mystery titles recommended by Just Desserts members in September 2018:

Here are the non-mystery titles recommended by Just Desserts members in September 2018:

What mysteries have you been reading lately that you’d recommend?

Reading Recommendations from Just Desserts members – July 2018

At the July 26th, 2018 meeting of the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group, following the discussion of the assigned topic of the month (Shannon Baker’s Dark Signal), we held our monthly round robin in which all 21 attendees were able to share a few recommendations of what other books they’ve been reading recently, both mystery and non-mystery.

Here are the mystery titles recommended by Just Desserts members in July 2018:

Here are the non-mystery titles recommended by Just Desserts members in July 2018:

What mysteries have you been reading lately that you’d recommend?