Archive for February, 2017

Once a news-junkie, a Toronto Raging Granny, i am so out of touch now…

CANADIAN RANT – from books by  John Grisham! (after…2014-01-10)

  • Appeal, The: Riveting, harrowing, terrifying.
    Our appointment system in Canada is not perfect, but definitely preferable to that of electing Supreme Court Judges.   Grisham writes with some authority [He …served in the House of Representatives in Mississippi from January 1984 to September 1990. – Wikipedia]

    …shame on Harper for ending the direct [$2}per-vote subsidy for political parties, which banned corporate donations. [link].

    As I remember it this sprang from Chretien’s last meeting with Bill Clinton, when he learned that Hilary Hilary Clinton’s  Senate  campaign cost more than that of the entire Liberal Party of Canada!


  • Confession, The: This book really stirred me up.
    I am even more grateful to be Canadian, living WITHOUT elected judges, WITH  gun control and WITHOUT the death penalty (our last execution was 1962).

    I hope our next PM will re-instate the program above.



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reader2edtranslated from German

MY cc is NOT exactly as shown: =/+
“International bestseller” + “Ophah’s Book Club
AND a different quote
(L.A. Times), with the translator’s named reduced to a small line @ the base.

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2017-FEB-18 About time I made her, her own page…
it started with (Ed.) 2009/10/11 (?)
…the native will shine in occupations which are connected with:
the judiciary, hospital or prison…:

  • The Want-Ad Killer, The (CARIGNAN)
  •  I-5 Killer, The
  •  Last Dance, Last Chance
  •  Lust Killer
  • Somewhere in there is BUNDY – “Stranger
  •  Rose for Her Grave, A – I prob’ly have more of these ‘Story+’ tomes, don’t like them,  recently passed on two, and have just decided, ‘Garage-Sale (2017-02-18)
  • If You Really Love Me , below,
  • Green River, Flowing Red – her BEST, to me,
    b/c she puts a really personal focus on  the VICTIMS,
    as well as the investigation (?)




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*CathErine*- – I live in St. CathErines, ON, CDA, which spelling was not recognized until very recently by Google Maps, etc. d/t the repeated efforts of a local man
= very unusual spelling see also COOKSON

< Dec 10th
Why am I reading this??????

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Books (ed.)

Post-pub: OH, GEEZ, I WANTED to save this as a DRAFT!!
Books – “The Dark Side”

I’ve been blessed with two VERY local charity book sales for months now.
I was [packing] for a [SPRING?]garage-sale with a friend,
and came across a {you know, small but HEAVY} box marked,
“2016-Aug – Books – ?/Trade”
I have discovered that some “best-selling” authors ARE ok,
and will never lose my affection for Scarpetta or Reichs,
but how many of these characters can one follow?

PLEASE do me a favour and comment on anybody here that you READ?

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CROSSWORDS: I LOVE them; they’re good for the (ageing) brain,
but I just don’t seem to have antytime anymore…

PSYCHO-PICTOGRAPHY: I’m fairly certain this came from my late Uncle Bill
– the master of self-help books, or possibly my ex-husband.
(If I’ve read it, it’s not been for YEARS.

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Toronto crime writer with some strange tales indeed.

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( MY cover is yellow, not as shown.)

I can’t remember the last time I’ve enjoyed a random novel so much!

Life kept interfering, but I finally finished it!

I can’t recall who was in the [flick],
but it must’ve been someone I really don’t like…
Can anybody help me remember, SVP?

$USA 6.99; CDN 8.99

That’s all folks!

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