Sunday, July 24, 2022

Haiku reviews...


Lone Jack Trail by Owen Laukkanen


Wanted for murder, 
Burke must find the real killer
to clear his own name.


Mystery .... 322 pages .... 4.5/5 stars.
(This one was just as good as the first one, Deception Cove.)





A Perilous Perspective by Anna Lee Huber


Some art forgeries. 
Secrets from the past. And two 
new murders to solve. 


Historical mystery .... 387 pages .... 5/5 stars.
(I loved this latest Lady Darby mystery; Kiera and Gage have become such favorite characters.)




Compared by Kortney Keisel


Widowed father meets
son's second grade teacher; fun
romance ensues.


Romantic comedy .... 296 pages .... 4/5 stars.
(Sweet and cute; I especially liked Tyler and his son, Krew.)



Happy Reading!



53 comments:

  1. You pack a lot into your haiku reviews.

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    1. Thank you! I try to get to the heart of things, but it's not always easy in only 17ish words. :)

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  2. Just the facts in these haiku review - love it!

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    1. When you're counting words you have to keep it short and to the point. ;D

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  3. It's not my day today and I only quickly scrolled through my blog list but I just had to stop at your page and see your haikus. So many murders today. WOW.
    As always, I have really enjoyed reading this. Thanks.

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  4. I have one book by Laukkanen on my shelves, and it is his first. It is about time I read it. He is a Canadian writer and I am doing a Canadian Reading Challenge this year.

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    1. He's a good author; I've read several of his books now and liked every one of them. :)

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  5. I always enjoy your haiku reviews. I haven't read any of these.

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  6. Those Laukkanen covers draw me in. And one of these days I'm honest to goodness gonna try Huber. :)

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    1. I love her Lady Darby series! (Obviously.) And Laukkanen's books are really good, too. :)

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  7. More books to be added to my ever-growing reading list. For each book that I finish reading, I seem to add two or three more.

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    1. You, too? Only I seem to add five or six titles for every one book that I read to my own ever-growing TBR list. ;D

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  8. I love your haikus. A Perilous Perspective sounds fun!

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    1. A Perilous Perspective is such a good addition to Huber's Lady Darby series! I loved it. :)

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  9. So clever, your haiku summaries.

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    1. It is! And Lone Jack Trail is an excellent sequel. :)

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  11. This is fun! I think that all 3 sound really good!

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    1. I certainly enjoyed all three of these books. :D

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  12. You're haiku's are always so good. I always look forward to your Haiku's post.

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    1. Thank you! I have a lot of fun writing them, so I'm glad you enjoy them, too. :)

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  13. Love the haiku reviews! (As always.) The newest Lady Darby is definitely on my list. Glad to hear it's good.

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    1. I thought A Perilous Perspective was SO good. I love when an author manages to maintain a series as well as Anna Lee Huber has done with this one. :)

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  14. I love the sound of Perilous Perspective and Compared. Must look into Lady Darby.

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    1. I love Huber's Lady Darby series! I hope you try the first one someday, because I think you'd like the characters, and this series a lot. :)

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  15. Compared sounds like such a fun read — and romantic comedy! I just love that cover!! ~ Verushka at Pop. Edit. Lit.

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    1. Compared is a light-hearted and fun read. And it made me laugh. :)

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  16. I love your haiku reviews! It must be tricky sometimes but you always manage to say a lot. :)

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    1. Some end up being a lot harder than others; and some books I don't even try with. ;D

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  17. I always look forward to your haiku reviews. Compared sounds really good. I'm always in the mood for a romcom. :D

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    1. Thanks, Ashley! Compared is cute; I think you'd like it. :)

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  18. I love the haiku reviews! The only one I've read is the Lady Darby mystery and I really enjoyed that one as well!

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    1. It's one of my favorite series! :D Thanks for commenting.

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  19. Love Kiera and Gage! The parts with their baby was so cute, too! Nice Haiku reviews, Lark! :)

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    1. Thanks, Rachel! I love how Huber's series with Kiera and Gage just keep getting better and better. :)

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  20. Sweet and cute. I could definitely use some of that!

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    1. I certainly need more sweet and cute reads these days.

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  22. (*sigh* I'd really like to kick Blogger in the seat of the pants right now!) Thanks for the reminder about Lone Jack Trail because I really enjoyed the first book.

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    1. I'm liking Owen Laukkanen's writing a lot these days. And sorry about the comment issues. At least you didn't end up in spam! ;D

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  23. Always love your haiku reviews. Lone Jack Trail sounds especially good from this bunch.

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    1. Yes! It's a very good read. But definitely read Deception Cove first.

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  24. Your haiku reviews are fabulous!! What a treat to read these.

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    1. Thank you so much! I had fun writing them. :D

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  25. Lone Jack Trail sounds good to me! Onto the wishlist it goes! :)

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    1. It is very good! But read Deception Cove first.

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  26. I need to catch up on the Huber series! It's such a good one and I am WAY behind. The Laukkanen series also sounds like one I would enjoy. I'll have to check it out.

    Love your haiku reviews!

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    1. The Huber series is definitely one worth catching up on. And I think you'd like Deception Cove. It's good action and suspense and I really liked the characters. :)

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  27. I look forward to reading Compared, it looks so sweet and cute!

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