Monday, June 23, 2014

What's On My Nightstand - June 2014

I almost forgot this month.  But fortunately I remember and the official post for What's On Your Nightstand is up (not that I've let that stop me from posting before).

Last week, I made it through several books, trying to up my count for Spring Reading Thing right before the end.  I finished Dead Man's Switch and Bran New Death.  And then, over the weekend, I finished Basil Instinct.  The book officially comes out tomorrow, but I got an advanced copy.  My review will go live at 1:30 AM my time, so go you think you are interest, go read it.

So now, I'm working on another ARC, this time The Prime Minister's Secret Agent by Susan Elia MacNeal.  This is the fourth in her Maggie Hope series of historical mystery/spy adventures set in England during World War II.  As always, I'm really enjoying it.  Expect the review on July 1st.

From there, I will probably reread and review Trixie Belden #24, The Mystery at Saratoga.  I'll follow that up with Death in Four Courses by Lucy Burndette.

That's about as far in advance as I've gotten.  I have an entire stack of books waiting for me to read, and I'm quite anxious to dive into them.  I just don't know in what order that will happen.  I keep saying I'd like to reread and review some Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew books, so maybe that will happen.  We'll just have to see, I guess.

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  1. Ah, Trixie Belden. It's been a while since I read those - I wonder if my library owns any copies - most of mine from my childhood are still at my parents' house.

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    1. All of mine from my childhood are sitting in my condo. :) I love rereading one every now and then (although I'm hoping to get 5 done between now and Halloween).

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  2. Isn't it exciting to know there's a stack of books awaiting you? I love that feeling too. I remember reading and re-reading Nancy Drew books over and over as a child. Loved those books.

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    1. I enjoyed the Hardys and Nancy until I found Trixie. Then she became my first love.

      Yes, have a stack of books you are excited about is wonderful. Unfortunately, there's trying to decide which one to read first.

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  3. Did you ever read Encyclopedia Brown? He was another favorite sleuth of mine as a kid.

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    1. Yes, I read and loved those as a kid. I read a new one as an adult, and I'm not much better at solving the cases now than I was as a kid.

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  4. I don't know if I ever read Trixie. Maybe I should!

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    1. In my opinion, you should. The later ones are hit or miss, but the early ones are quite fun.

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  5. LOVE Trixie Belden and have kept all of mine as well. :) That would be fun to re-read.

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    1. I set out several years ago to reread and review them all. I'm only doing a few a year, so I still have a ways to go, but it is fun to go back to Sleepyside every so often.

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