Link to our Facebook Page
Link to our Twitter Page
Link to our Pinterest Page
Link to our Instagram Page
Link to our Youtube Page

Tag Archives: mysteries

February 2018 reading recommendations from Just Desserts members

At the February 22nd, 2018 meeting of the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group, following the discussion of the assigned topic of the month (Lindsey Davis’ 20-volume series featuring Marcus Didius Falco), we held our monthly round robin in which all the 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 February 2018:

And here were some non-mystery titles some group members also recommended in February 2018:

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

Discussion of Lindsey Davis’ series featuring Marcus Didius Falco

When the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group met on February 22nd, 2018, the group members discussed all 20 volumes of the Marcus Didius Falco historical mystery series by British author Lindsey Davis. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about Marcus Didius Falco series, 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 — currently through May 2018.

What do you think of Marcus Didius Falco historical mystery series by Lindsey Sterling, and which titles have your read?

Discussion of Michael Connelly’s “The Late Show” (Jan 2018)

When the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group met on January 25th, 2018, 15 of us enjoyed discussing The Late Show, the first book (2017) in a new series featuring L.A.P.D. detective Renee Ballard, by author Michael Connelly. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about The Late Show, 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 — currently through May 2018.

What do you think of The Late Show by Michael Connelly?

January 2018 reading recommendations from Just Desserts members

At the January 25th, 2018 meeting of the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group, following the discussion of the assigned topic of the month (Michael Connelly’s The Late Show), we held our monthly round robin in which all 15 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 January 2018:

And here were some non-mystery titles some group members also recommended in January 2018:

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

Reading Recommendations from Just Desserts members – October 2017

At the October 26th, 2017 meeting of the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group, following the discussion of the assigned topic of the month (Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot), we had just enough time to do a round robin in which all 12 attendees were able to share just a single recommendation of what other books they’ve been reading recently.

Here is a list of the Hercule Poirot novels and short-story collections by Agatha Christie that were discussed at the October 2017 meeting of Just Desserts. Numbers in parentheses indicates the number of readers of this particular title for this month’s meeting:

Other Christie works mentioned during this meeting:

  • Ten Little Indians (a.k.a. And Then There Were None) (the film – not a Poirot story – and the libraries don’t own the film, although we DO own the novel that it was based upon) (2)
  • The Mousetrap (the legendarily long-running play in London, not a Poirot story)

Here’s the list of mystery books recommended by Just Desserts members in October 2017:

And here were some non-mystery titles some group members also recommended in October 2017:

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