All the Devils Are Here – Gamache 16

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All the Devils Are Here, is the latest installment in the Inspector Gamache series, by Louise Penny. This time, Armand Gamache is off to Paris for the birth of a grandchild. However, like any detective, trouble and crime seem to follow him wherever he goes. The Inspector Gamache series is one of three that I …

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Beyond The Food Court – Laberinto Press

Beyond the Food Court: An Anthology of Literary Cuisines, is the first book published by an new imprint, Laberinto Press. Laberinto Press is located in Edmonton, Alberta, and their mission is: In a largely primarily anglophone and Anglo-centric publishing industry, Laberinto Press is Western Canada’s first press to publish writers whose first language is not English, …

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A Song for the Dark Times – Ian Rankin

A Song for the Dark Times by Ian Rankin

Early this year, I went through a time of reduced income. That means I haven’t been able to catch up on the reading I would like. A Song for the Dark Times, by Ian Rankin is one of those books. It’s been out since the beginning of summer, but I’ve only just got around to reading it …

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The Shooting at Chateau Rock – Bruno Mystery

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The Shooting at Chateau Rock is the latest installment in the Bruno, Chief of Police detective series. Written by Martin Walker, the stories center around a rural police chief in the Dordogne region of France. The cases often have international significance. The heart of the books though, revolve around a close knit group of friends. …

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Pressure Cooker – Book Review

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Pressure Cooker: Why Home Cooking Won’t Solve our Problems and What We Can Do About It, makes for interesting pandemic reading. Pressure Cooker was published in 2010, and the paperback version will be coming out later this year.  This post contains an affiliate link. I receive a small commission on any purchases made through this link. There is …

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Chester: A Meal with Jesus, Review

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The Simplest Way to Change the World

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I’ve been reading more books recently on faith and food. The Simplest Way to Change the World: Biblical Hospitality as a Way of Life, is one of the lighter books on that topic. The back cover of the book describes it as “the simplest way to make disciples.” The book, whether intended to be or not, is …

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Ending the War On Artisan Cheese, Loaf + Honey

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Ending the War On Artisan Cheese, is a recently published book by Dr. Catherine Donnelly. I decided to read it after seeing it on The Loaf and Honey Facebook page(you may need to scroll down a bit to find it). If you are in Winnipeg, you may have been falling the ongoing saga of Loaf and …

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