TV Tuesday: A Review of Motive

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Happy Election Day! Have you voted yet? Arizona is an early voting state, so we sent in our ballots about two weeks ago. If you already voted, you’re awesome! If not, please remember to VOTE! Another benefit of living in Arizona … Read More

Zodiac Gift Guide: Scorpio

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Looking for a gift for the Scorpio in your life? Here is a couple of gift ideas for you. Scorpios are born between October 23 and November 21. Scorpios are an intense and mysterious group which makes the scorpion the … Read More

Friday Reads: Inferno

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Today’s Friday Reads post is about Inferno by Dan Brown. We are big fans of Dan Brown, we have read all his books including his first two, which are lesser known, Digital Fortress and Deception Point. Inferno is the fourth … Read More

Friday Reads: “The Silkworm” is a Sophomore Success for Robert Galbraith

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After reading The Cuckoo’s Calling, I moved onto Robert Galbraith’s sophomore mystery, The Silkworm. It is set in the land of UK book publishing, with agents, editors, authors, and publishers as suspects. The book is a bit gruesome at times. It does … Read More

The Lincoln Lawyer: A Connelly Classic Despite a Rough Start

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The Lincoln Lawyer is the 16th book of Michael Connelly’s and is the first in the Lincoln Lawyer Series. The main character is Mickey Haller, a defense attorney in Los Angeles who works out of his car, a Lincoln, hence … Read More

The Tunnel Series 1 Review: Grim UK-France Crossover with a Quality Detective Partnership

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The Tunnel recently wrapped up on our local PBS station. The following is our reveiw; it has some slight spoilers, but nothing major. It should be just enough to give you a basic flavor for the 10 episode series. The … Read More

The Cuckoo’s Calling: A Classic British Mystery with an Expert Ending

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This is a review of the audiobook version of The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith, a pseudonym for J.K. Rowling, read by Robert Glenister. Set among many rich, shiny people, as well as some grubby underlings who aspire to fame … Read More

Connelly’s ‘Black Echo’: A Gateway to Gritty LA (Book Review)

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I was introduced to Michael Connelly and his main character, Harry Bosch, by my parents. They had seen Michael Connelly’s books for years at local bookstores, but only after seeing Connelly playing poker on an episode of Castle did they finally purchase their first Bosch book: … Read More

Woof Trekking Dispatch #1: Angels Flight, July 2012

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Los Angeles was our very first stop on our very first Woof Trek. On our second day there, we drove around the downtown area and found a parking spot in the shade of the towering skyscrapers. We were on a … Read More