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Reading Recommendations from Just Desserts members – February 2017

At the February 23rd, 2017 meeting of the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group, following the discussion of the assigned book of the month, we had a round robin in which all 14 attendees were able to share recommendations of other books they’ve been reading recently.

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

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

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

Alex Kava’s “Breaking Creed”

When the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group met on February 23rd, 2017, 14 of us enjoyed discussing Breaking Creed, the 2015 debut novel in the new Ryder Creed series by Omaha, NE author Alex Kava. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about Breaking Creed and the Ryder Creed 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.

What do you think of Breaking Creed and the Ryder Creed series by Alex Kava?

Reading List from Just Desserts “Anthology” meeting – January 2017

At the January 26th, 2017 meeting of the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group, the theme of the monthly meeting was “Mystery Anthologies and Short Story Collections”. First, we had a round robin in which each attendee shared comments about whichever Anthology or Collection they had read for the month, then we had a second round robin in which all 15 attendees were able to share recommendations of other books they’ve been reading recently.


Here were the Anthologies/Collections read by group members specifically for the January 2017 meeting:

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

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

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

Patricia Cornwell’s “Cruel & Unusual”

Just Desserts Logo 225CruelandUnusual100When the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group met on October 27th, 2016, 23 of us enjoyed discussing Cruel & Unusual, a 1993 entry (#4) in the long-running Kay Scarpetta series by Patricia Cornwell. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about Cruel & Unusual and the Kay Scarpetta 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.

What do you think of Cruel & Unusual and the Kay Scarpetta series by Patricia Cornwell?

September 2016 reading recommendations from Just Desserts members

Just Desserts Logo 225At the September 29th, 2016 meeting of the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group, following the discussion of the assigned book of the month, we had a round robin in which attendees were able to share recommendations of other books they’ve been reading recently.

Here’s the list of mystery books recommended by Just Desserts members in September 2016:

And here were some non-mystery titles some group members recommended in August 2015:

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