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It's Good to Be Back

Phew, I'm back. Vegas was hot and windy, but the wedding we attended was lovely. Lots of yummy, yummy Thai food at the reception and many good people to visit with. A much-needed getaway.

I just wanted to put up a reminder that Laurie R. King, author of the most wonderful if-you-haven't-read-them-yet-you-must Mary Russell series, will be guest blogging here on Wednesday. Laurie is promoting her latest and greatest Mary Russell--The Language of Bees. You're in for a treat so don't miss it!

I've also got several good reviews on their way up this week. Look out for my review of Fragile Eternity (much to say on that one), Dead and Gone (Sookie rules), and of course The Language of Bees.

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  1. It's great to have you back! :)

    I had the pleasure of hearing Laurie R King speak this past week - about the Russell books, writing, the mystery genre in general. And I got my copy of The Language of Bees signed - super excited about that. Now I can't wait to dig in!

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  2. it just came in at the library.....ahhhh I can't wait to see what Russell and Holmes do this time.......I'm also excited to see what Miss King has to say on your blog....so cool! Anyway, I'll be in Idaho starting mid June just in time for Becky's shower and then I'll stay until the end of July....the exact date depends on a certain wedding that isn't quite official yet but has been much talked about.....I'm anxious to meet this chica that has got Jeff so head over heels. So, I hope that between the shower, the 4th, and the ?wedding?, we'll be able to see each other AT LEAST once. Even better....quit your job and hang out in Malad for the summer just for good old times.....my parents just got new couches....we'll share!!! I promise not to kick! laters

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  3. I can't wait to hear your thoughts on Fragile Eternity! I loved it.

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  4. Chelle, thanks! And you actually got to hear her speak? Score!

    Liz, I'm deep into THE LANGUAGE OF BEES now and you will not be disappointed! Given the time you'll be in Malad, I'm sure we'll be able to hook up. New couches?!?! They must be broken in properly...

    Amy, I promise to share my many thoughts. Seth...sigh.

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  5. Glad you had a good time!

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