Books to the Sky

“Books to the ceiling, Books to the sky, My pile of books is a mile high. How I love them! How I need them! I'll have a long beard by the time I read them.” ― Arnold Lobel

Take The Monkeys And Run


Barbara Marr is a woman who adores movies, is a mother of three girls, and is married to her true love who happens to look like George Clooney. She lives in a nice, friendly neighborhood, as long as you don’t count the mysterious house next door, which Barbara has dubbed the House of Many Bones. All was well right up until a few days ago when her husband Howard moved out without any warning. Now Barbara is sneaking around her yard barefoot in the middle of a freezing night with live monkeys in her trees.

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The Heist



I love the Stephanie Plum series of  books by Janet Evanovich. They  make me literally laugh out loud, frequently. So now my husband sees Janet Evanovich’s  name on a book and automatically buys it. Most of her other books are enjoyable but they don’t necessarily have the same quality that the Plum books have. However, her collaboration with Lee Goldberg is smart, funny, and brings across that indefinable quality. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Case of Tiffany’s Epiphany


Richard Sherlock is a detective, formerly of the Chicago PD, now as an investigator for an insurance company, and he has a lot on his plate. He’s juggling joint custody of his two daughters with an ex-wife who refuses to communicate except by notes, coaching his daughter’s basketball team Read the rest of this entry »

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