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The Inspector Banks series by Peter Robinson

March 29, 2013 by sdc
When the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group met on March 28, 2013, we discussed the entire Inspector Banks series by Peter Robinson, starting with Gallow's View.

Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are  welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about this 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 Gallow's View and the entire Inspector Banks series by Robinson, set in the Yorkshire area of Northern England?

Join us on April 25th at the South Branch Library for a discussion of In the Woods by Tana French!



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Harlan Coben's "Promise Me"

October 26, 2012 by sdc
When the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group met in October2012, we discussed a 2006 entry in Harlan Coben's best-selling "Myron Bolitar" series, Promise Me.

This book was discussed at the Just Desserts meeting on October 25, 2012. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are  welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about this book (and series) in a reply comment to this blog post, below.

Just Desserts is going on its end-of-year hiatus, but we encourage you to join us again in January 2013, when we return to having our monthly gatherings.

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! Our selections for future meetings are usually posted there months in advance.

What do you think of Promise Me and the Myron Bolitar series by Coben?



Tagged in: Just Desserts, book discussion group, mystery, fiction discussion group, Harlan Coben, Promise Me,
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The Works of Suzanne Arruda

June 06, 2012 by sdc
When the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group met in May 2012, we discussed the entire body of works -- 6 novels -- by mystery author Suzanne Arruda.

These books were discussed at the Just Desserts meeting on May 31, 2012. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about this author's series in a reply comment to this blog post, below.

Join us next on June 28th, at South Branch Library (6:30 p.m.), as we dscuss the "Nightshade", one of the China Bayles mysteries by author Susan Wittig Albert.

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! Our selections for our May through August meetings have already been made.

What do you think of Suzanne Arruda and the Jade Del Cameron series?



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Reading recommendations from Just Desserts members - May 2012

June 06, 2012 by sdc
Hey, mystery fans! Looking for something good to read?

At the May 31st 2012 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 books that were hot last month with this mystery-savvy crowd:

Non-Mysteries recommended by group members:

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



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Faye Kellerman's "Hangman"

April 29, 2012 by sdc
Hangman, by Faye KellermanWhen the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group met in April 2012, we discussed a recent volume in Faye Kellerman's long-running "Peter Decker & Rina Lazarus" series, Hangman.

This book was discussed at the Just Desserts meeting on April 26, 2012. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about this book (and series) in a reply comment to this blog post, below.

Join us next on May 31st, at South Branch Library (6:30 p.m.), as we discuss the six-volume series of Jade del Cameron novels by Suzanne Arruda.

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! Our selections for our May through August meetings have already been made.

What do you think of Hangman and the Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus series by Kellerman?



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