Saturday, January 2, 2021

Books Read in 2021

January - 9 

1. The Purple Onion Mystery (aka Murder on Friday) - book 7, and last, in the Spike Tracy series 
by Harriette Ashbrook
mystery 1941
Kindle
finished 1/2/21

2. The Theft of the Iron Dogs aka Murderer's Mistake - book 28 in the Robert Macdonald series
by E.C.R Lorac
mystery 1946
Kindle
finished 1/10/21

3. The Railway Children
by Edith Nesbitt
children's fiction serialized in The London Magazine 1905, published as a book in 1906
Kindle
finished 1/14/21

4. The Owl Service
by Alan Garner
children's fiction 1967
Kindle
finished 1/16/21

5. Murder in Vienna - book 42 in the Robert Macdonald series
by E.C.R. Lorac
mystery 1956
Kindle 
finished 1/21/20

6. Kamala and Maya's Big Idea
by Meena Harris; illus. by Ana Ramirez Gonzalez
Children's picture book 2020
print
finished 1/24/21

7. Joey  The Story of Joe Biden
by Jill Biden; illus. by Amy June Bates
children's picture book 2020
print
finished 1/24/21

8. The Fatal Flying Affair - book 7 in the Lady Hardcastle mysteries
by T. E. Kinsey
mystery 2020
Kindle
finished 1/27/21

9.The Boy, the mole, the fox and the Horse
by Charlie Mackesy
illustrated fiction for adults and children 2019
print
finished 1/27/21

February - 5

10. A Shot in the Dark - book 1 in the Mydworth mysteries
by Matthew Costello (with Neil Richards)
mystery 2019
Kindle
finished 2/6/21

11. A Pint of Murder - book 1 in the Madoc and Janet Rhys series
by Alisa Craig 
mystery 1980
Kindle
finished 2/20/21 

12. The Old Woman Who Named Things
by Cynthia Rylant
illustrated by Kathryn Brown
children's picture book 1996
print
finished 2/22/21

13. A Little Night Murder - book 2 in the Mydworth mysteries
by Matthew Costello (with Neil Richards)
mystery 2019
Kindle
finished 2/24/21

14. Murder at Melrose Court - book 1 in the Heathcliff Lennox series
by Karen Baugh Menuhin
mystery 2018
Kindle
finished 2/27/21

March - 4

15. The Black Cat Murders - book 2 in the Heathcliff Lennox series
by Karen Baugh Menuhin
mystery 2019
Kindle
finished 3/5/21

16. The Splendid and the Vile
by Erik Larson
nonfiction 2020
print
finished 3/15/21

17. The Curse of Braeburn Castle - book 3 in the Heathcliff Lennox series
by Karen Baugh Menuhin
mystery 2019
Kindle 
finished 3/19/21

18. Inked Out - book 2 in the Snug Harbor series
by Karen MacInerney
mystery 2021
Kindle
finished 3/23/21

April - 5

19. Sable Messenger - book 2 in the Inspector Knollis series
by Francis Vivian
mystery 1947
Kindle
finished 4/2/21

20. The Threefold Cord - book 3 in the Inspector Knollis series
by Francis Vivian
mystery 1947
Kindle
finished 4/8/21

21. Something in the Water
by Catherine Steadman
mystery/thriller 2018
Kindle
library book
finished 4/10/21

22. The Swiss Summer
by Stella Gibbons
fiction 1951
Kindle
finished 4/20/21

23. Convenience Store Woman
by Sayaka Murata
translated from the Japanese by Ginny Tapley Takemori
fiction 2018
Kindle
library book
finished 4/22/21

May - 

24. The Plumley Inheritance - book 1 in the Ludovic Travers series
by Christopher Bush
mystery 1926
Kindle
finished 5/4/21

25. High Wire in Nuala - book 9 in the Inspector De Silva series
by Harriet Steel
mystery 2020
Kindle 
finished 5/7/21

26. Dandelion Cottage
by Carroll Watson Rankin
children's fiction 1904
Kindle
finished 5/9/21

27. Sweet Bean Paste
by Durian Sukegawa
translated from the Japanese by Alison Watts
fiction 2017
Kindle
finished 5/12/21

28. Before the Coffee Gets Cold - book 1 in Before the Coffee Gets Cold series
by Toshikazu Kawaguchi
translated from the Japanese by Geoffrey Trousselo
fiction 2015
Kindle
finished 5/17/21

4 comments:

  1. These old mysteries are intriguing. I'm doing an informal Vintage Mystery Challenge for 2021.

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    1. I'm wild about these old mysteries. I have found women authors I had never heard of. Lovely.

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  2. ...and we're off.

    Lots of my blogging friends are already moving on to their second book of 2021. I'm hopeful that that is a sign that we are all feeling a nice burst of confidence and energy.

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    1. My reading didn't change at all with the virus. The one constant in my life!

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