Book Reviews

Book reviews by Kristine Laco

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    Murder at St Margaret

    If you have never heard of or read a cozy mystery, you are in for a treat. They are quick beach reads that features an amateur sleuth, no gore, a hint of romance, a steady pace as the protagonist investigates, and it is all set in a lovely place–in this case Oxford. I had never read a cozy mystery before but my friend Lynn wrote this so I jumped at the chance to be one of her first readers and reviewers. Even though she is my friend, I don’t recommend books to friends that I didn’t fully enjoy myself. This book, I recommend! Murder At St Margaret is an engaging…

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    The Woefield Poultry Collective

    I don’t think I’ve ever done a book report that wasn’t required by some curriculum. My goal this year is to finish reading 50 books. I like a little wiggle room for times when the book I am reading is tiresome and it takes longer than a week to read so that is why 52 is just too much of a goal. The book I have recommended the most this year so far is: The Woefield Poultry Collective, Susan Juby This one is worth the price of admission as a satirical look at an NYC girl deciding to make a go of running a farm she inherited. Very few books…