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Bury Your Dead
Bury Your Dead: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel | Louise Penny
It is Winter Carnival in Quebec City, bitterly cold and surpassingly beautiful. Chief Inspector Armand Gamache has come not to join the revels but to recover from an investigation gone hauntingly wrong. But violent death is inescapable, even in the apparent sanctuary of the Literary and Historical Society— where an obsessive historian's quest for the remains of the founder of Quebec, Samuel de Champlain, ends in murder. Could a secret buried with Champlain for nearly 400 years be so dreadful that someone would kill to protect it?Although he is supposed to be on leave, Gamache cannot walk away from a crime that threatens to ignite long-smoldering tensions between the English and the French. Meanwhile, he is receiving disquieting letters from the village of Three Pines, where beloved Bistro owner Olivier was recently convicted of murder. "It doesn't make sense," Olivier's partner writes every day. "He didn't do it, you know." As past and present collide in this astonishing novel, Gamache must relive the terrible event of his own past before he can bury his dead.
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Thanks to these Litsy folks for today‘s prompt:

#LetsTravelJuly
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
@OriginalCyn620

Today‘s Prompt: CANADA

A visit to Quebec City in 2015 along with a Louise Penny Tour.

Quebec City is beautiful.

Details here: https://tinyurl.com/y4ugkv2z

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful!!! Thanks for posting!! ❤️ 3w
CarolynM Fabulous photo😍 3w
SilversReviews @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thanks...I love the quaintness of the city. 3w
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SilversReviews @CarolynM Thank you...it is beautiful. There are more in the link if you care to take a look. 3w
OriginalCyn620 Beautiful! ❤️🇨🇦 3w
CouronneDhiver 🇨🇦🇨🇦🇨🇦🇨🇦 3w
Jess861 Amazing photo! 3w
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TrishB
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Loved this one 👍🏻 redeemed the last books ending that I wasn‘t on board with at all and then had two great story lines. Got lost down the internet rabbit hole of Quebec history as I really knew nothing at all about it, but am now a certified Wikipedia expert 😁😁

marleed Oh I love a story that has me maintaining my google search abilities! 3w
TrishB @marleed exactly! Once you do the first search you‘re lost for at least an hour 😁 3w
JennyM 😂😂😂 3w
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Cathythoughts Well done rabbit searcher ... it‘s all grist for the mill 👍🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 3w
CarolynM I agree, I was really unhappy with previous one but this one was great. I had no idea at all about the historical events. I'd love to visit Quebec City one day. 3w
MicheleinPhilly I need to start this series. I think I have 5. 🤦🏻‍♀️ 3w
Melissa_J So, what did you learn? Quebec has a fascinating history. 3w
Melissa_J @CarolynM I hope you get to visit one day. Quebec City is my favourite North American city. It‘s beautiful. I‘m actually going in July for a couple of days. 3w
TrishB @CarolynM agreed 👍🏻 sounds lovely. 3w
TrishB @MicheleinPhilly I was gifted the first and then just brought the whole series and am reading one a month! I love them 💕 3w
TrishB @Melissa_J I never knew there was a big fight with the British and there‘s still so much resentment (the British/French thing I just didn‘t realise it was so long running and entrenched) and all about Samuel de Champlain- fascinating! 3w
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Denisereads75
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I am started to really love this series. Each book gets better and better. It always takes me a bit longer to read these novels then it does others but that‘s because they are complex and deep. There are no cheap thrills in these novels. I also love the recap at the end of each novel when the mystery is explained. It reminds me a little of the ending of the Scooby Doo cartoons 😆. I have never been able to guess the endings of these novels.⁣

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stacybmartin
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I think this may be my favorite Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novel yet. I loved how it jumped from story to story, from setting to setting, from time to time. Plus, it was interesting to see the Chief Inspector as a flawed individual for the first time, rather than some all-knowing perfect detective.

CoverToCoverGirl Great review 1mo
Bookartbookmarks Looking for an audiobook ! Thanks! 1mo
stacybmartin @CoverToCoverGirl thank you! I really enjoyed this one. 1mo
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stacybmartin @Bookartbookmarks this series is really well done on audio! Plus, there‘s so many so you have lots of choices. 1mo
Crazeedi This is a great series, cant wait for her new one this fall! 1mo
kspenmoll Just adore this series! 1mo
stacybmartin @crazeedi @kspenmoll I‘m loving it so much - they‘re really good on audio as well. 1mo
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Getting back into the swing of things after a long, sad, and exhausting week. I went back to Three Pines for distraction during laundry, cleaning, and meal-prepping. Cozy perfection.

readordierachel Sorry about your week. Hope this coming one is better 💕 1mo
stacybmartin @readordierachel thank you so much! It‘s already looking way better than last week. 💜 1mo
Crazeedi Wouldn't it be awesome to visit three pines!! 1mo
stacybmartin @Crazeedi yes, but also a bit scary since they seem to have an absurd murder rate for how small it is. 🤣 1mo
Crazeedi @stacybmartin that's true, but myrna's shop and the boys patisserie?! And Ruth and Clara's crazy paintings?!❤ 1mo
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Readswithcoffee
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Louise Penny does it again! CI Armand Gamache becomes more interesting & endearing with each book in this series. The narrator of the audio book, Ralph Cosham, does a wonderful job voicing the characters. And since I have no background in French, his accent and pronunciations bring a depth I would miss if I read these books with my eyes.

CoffeeNBooks I just finished listening to the third book in this series the other day. I'm enjoying listening to them! 1mo
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CherylRussell
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5/5⭐️ complex characters, a murder, an innocent man sent to prison for a crime he didn‘t commit, mistakes that cost lives and the survivor‘s guilt and trauma in the aftermath...and the most important mystery of all-where is Champlain, the Father of Quebec, buried? Three mysteries, all linked together in one book.

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Christyco125
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The first book in the series was hard to get through but every book since has gotten better. This was a heartbreaker. You know what will happen eventually but you keep hoping that you are wrong.
#2019christyread #series

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Ashley_Nicoletto
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Uhhhh what?! 🤔

Erinreadsthebooks Yeahhhh...I don't think so 7mo
BookishMarginalia Where is that? 7mo
CouronneDhiver Their top 20, maybe? 🤔 Or the top 20 titles they ordered too many copies of? 7mo
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AmyG 😬 7mo
MrBook Hmmmm...the holidays do tend to skew things. Maybe it's for the past week? 7mo
Ashley_Nicoletto @Erinreadsthebooks 🤣🤣 my exact thought. 7mo
Ashley_Nicoletto @CouronneDhiver 🤣🤣 this may be correct. They need someone new in charge of book purchasing. 7mo
GingerAntics Maybe for the year? 🤷🏼‍♀️ 7mo
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Lcsmcat
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#WinterKills, but it usually requires help from humans. #WinterWonderland @TrishB @Cinfhen

Cinfhen Truth 😢😢 8mo
erzascarletbookgasm True..I wanted to post this book initially. 8mo
TrishB This series getting a lot of love 💕 8mo
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Kmmsellers
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Louise Penny totally gets it. Dogs are the best. We really don‘t deserve them.

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Kmmsellers
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This series just gets better and better. I admire Louise Penny‘s ability to capture emotion, human nature, and wrap it in a mystery that drives you through the story. This book had three mysteries at its heart, and the intricate weaving took my breath away.

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It felt like a re-visit to Quebec City and Louise Penny kind of day. 😊

My son and I visited Gorgeous Quebec City in April of 2015 with our weekend ending with a very informative Louise Penny Tour featuring her book, BURY YOUR DEAD.

Click the link below to see the tour.

https://silversolara.blogspot.com/2015/04/quebec-city-and-louise-penny-tour.html

Crazeedi ❤ this series. I usually don't re-read but I'm going to with these books 10mo
SilversReviews @Crazeedi Her books are really good. 10mo
Crazeedi @SilversReviews I would love to visit Quebec, my daughter was there, she loved it 10mo
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SilversReviews @Crazeedi It is a beautiful place. I thought I was in Europe. 10mo
Crazeedi @SilversReviews that's what she said. And it was cold when she was there, still loved it. I will get there, not that crazy far away from where I live! 10mo
SilversReviews @Crazeedi Oh yes...there was snow on the ground. 😊 Did she happen to schedule the Louise Penny tour? 10mo
Dragon Thanks for the link. I would love to go back to Quebec City and do that tour. How lucky you were to stay at The Chateau. We stayed just outside the old town, I was there for a conference. 10mo
SilversReviews @Dragon The tour was a lot of fun. I hope you get to do it. The Chateau was gorgeous. Thanks for letting me know you clicked on the link. My son is always thinking of fun things to do. 😊 The tour was actually a surprise he had for me. 😊 (edited) 10mo
Crazeedi @SilversReviews she hasn't read them yet☹ I gave her my set , I have them all. She has somewhat different tastes, but I think shes enjoy. But shes like me, shelves of tbr books. Her present for her last birthday was 43 books for her age, so that's when I gave them. Told her I wanted them back😉 10mo
SilversReviews @Crazeedi 😊 ♥️ 10mo
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Kmmsellers
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Since I‘m spending some time with the tagged book this afternoon, I had to use this wonderful mug @LikelyLibrarian made for me. Love it so much! ❤️

LikelyLibrarian Glad you like it 😊 10mo
LikelyLibrarian PS. This is my next Inspector Gamache too! 10mo
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Annl
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“Elizabeth could feel her cheeks freeze in just this short stroll. Their feet squeaked in the snow, making a sound she‘d heard for almost eighty years. A sound she‘d never trade for waves lapping on a Florida shore.”
Love this series and this quote! This is Canadian me talking to the me who lives in Florida. I appreciate and love both those sounds. It is natural at its purest!

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JessNevertheless
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Louise is super sweet! Need to read more of her books! 💛 Got this book signed for my friends who are OBSESSED with her.

Mdargusch I would love to meet her! Fun! 11mo
kspenmoll Would so adore meeting her! 11mo
CarolynM She looks a lot like I've imagined Clara Morrow! Maybe I'd seen a picture of her somewhere before and it was buried in my subconscious. 11mo
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JessNevertheless @Mdargusch @kspenmoll She was super nice! Very talkative with everyone so I was glad I was at the front of the line to see her or else I might have been there awhile. Definitely makes me want to read more of her books! 11mo
Lcsmcat How cool! 11mo
kspenmoll Do read them. I wait each year for her next in the series...❤️ 11mo
erzascarletbookgasm I‘ll like to meet her, she‘s super friendly on fb! Lucky you! 11mo
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Hannah_Haymond
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Once again, Inspector Gamache takes us to a new corner of Canada, and it was a treat getting to read about Quebec City in the middle of its Winter Carnival. Multiple mysteries, at varying stages of investigation, bring a solid balance to the story here. There‘s resolution to some, twists to others, and a deft use of old and new characters. I adore this series and the new layers we discover in Gamache at each installment.

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ferskner
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Wow...... This may be my favorite of the series? It's so hard to say! I wasn't completely sold on the book preceding this, but it was actually the perfect set-up for everything we eventually learn in this one.

#pop18 #bookthatinvolvesabookstoreorlibrary

CarolynM I absolutely agree with you. I was a bit cross about the previous one, but then this one made it all worthwhile. I'm currently reading the next in the series. 11mo
Pamwurtzler That was the first one of hers that I read, which made me have to go back and read them all. So good! 11mo
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Pamwurtzler
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📚 Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny
🍔 Local restaurants just celebrated Burger Week
🙍🏼‍♀️ Rhys Bowen
📺 Brothers & Sisters
#manicmonday

JoScho Thanks for playing 💖 12mo
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24in48
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Your co-host just finished her audiobook... But there are 90 minutes left in #24in48! Start the next in the series? Scroll through everyone's amazing progress updates? Decisions, decisions.

LeahBergen I‘m going to keep chugging along (although I‘m nowhere near the 24 hour mark!). It‘s been a ton of fun! 12mo
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Annl
Bury Your Dead | Louise Penny, Penny
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My inanimate reading companions for this weekend‘s read-a-thon. I have not made the 24 hours yet, but am optimistic. #24in48

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CarolynM
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Another instalment in the casebook of Chief Inspector Gamache. I totally forgive Louise Penny for The Brutal Telling, this one clears things up nicely. I am in awe of the way she managed to weave three separate mysteries through this book, bringing them almost seamlessly in and out of focus without ever confusing the reader about what was happening when all the while giving so much more than your average detective story.

JennyM I need to really read some of these! 12mo
Cathythoughts You will have us all reading Louise Penny soon. I must stack the first one 👍🏻😉 12mo
Cathythoughts Which one would you recommend first ? When you have a minute .... 👍🏻 12mo
CarolynM @cathythoughts I'd definitely start with the first one, Still Life and read in order if you can. The characters build as you go along. 12mo
Cathythoughts Thankyou ! Still Life it is 12mo
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Ncostell
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So far, this is my favorite read in the Inspector Gamache series. Although it‘s hot here, I‘ve loved reading of Gamache‘s exploits in the frigid, snowy streets of Quebec City, one of my favorite places. I also appreciated the peek into Canadian history, especially having toured the Plains of Abraham when we visited several years ago. I‘d recommend reading this series in order as this book continues one of the storylines from the previous book.

thereadingowlvina Is this a historical fiction series? 12mo
Ncostell @thereadingowlvina No, it‘s a mystery series set during modern times but this book involves a case that revolves around some aspects of Canadian history. 12mo
thereadingowlvina @Ncostell Oh ok! Sounds interesting. Don't know why I always thought that this is a historical fiction series. Anyway, think I'll give this series a try 😊 12mo
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Ncostell @thereadingowlvina Hope you like it! The first few books were a little shaky but once you get past those the series really takes off. 12mo
thereadingowlvina @Ncostell Thanks for letting me know! 😁 12mo
MallenNC This is the most recent one of hers I've read and I loved it! It is my favorite so far. Waiting for the next to come in for me at the library. 12mo
Ncostell I‘m looking forward to reading the next one too. I‘m torn between racing through them or spacing them out a bit so that I still have more to look forward to! @MallenNC (edited) 12mo
CarolynM I've got about 80 pages to go. I'm really loving this one too. 12mo
Ncostell @CarolynM It‘s a page turner for sure. She really packs a lot into those last chapters too. 12mo
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Thoughts?

JennyM A woman‘s resolve is indeed very powerful. 💥 (edited) 12mo
SledgeReader This was my first Penny title and I loved it. My very “discerning” crime fiction book group gave it a perfect score when it came out. Inspector Gamache is in my bucket list to start with the first and read the whole series uninterrupted. See! I DO believe in miracles!! 😘 12mo
GlassAsDiamonds I‘m not so sure... I reckon we‘re just as capable of vacillating about that sort of murder as the guys are. If it was a domestic setting, like they‘re trying to subdue or terrorizing a family unit, totally, women first but in terms of a terrorist cell? Nah. 12mo
CarolynM @Jennym @sledgereader @glassasdiamonds I don't believe men and women are so different that you can justify this kind of thinking. There are fanatics of both sexes and they behave in much the same way. If this is really a Mossad instruction, I can't help feeling it comes from misogyny more than actual experience. 12mo
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mllemay
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My favorite so far! I feel like this book finally gave a lot of depth to many of the characters, including Armand Gamache, and that made me care about the story a lot more. And I also loved that she brought back the mystery from the last book. I found both narratives really well done. I normally wait a few months in between these books but I‘ll be reading the next one very soon.

rabbitprincess This one is my favourite too (and the first one in the series I read 😂)! 13mo
Ncostell That‘s good to hear. I just checked this one out of the library and it will be my next read. 13mo
mllemay @Ncostell I hope you‘ll like it! 13mo
mllemay @rabbitprincess Honestly, it‘s probably a pretty good place to start. I almost gave up on the series after the first book lol 13mo
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MallenNC
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This was my favorite yet in this series. There were several threads, this book's murder mystery, holdover from the previous book's murder mystery, a historical mystery, and the mystery of a rescue gone wrong between the last book and this one. All of this is very deftly woven together, and the pacing was perfect. I read this during a heat wave so it was great to read something set in Quebec during winter.

Suzze Wait until #9, How the Light Gets In. Bury Your Dead was my favorite until I read #9. Something to look forward to. Actually the whole rest of the series so far is fabulous! 13mo
MallenNC @Suzze That's great to hear. I'm working my way through the series as they become available at my library. It's a great series! I'm glad I have so many still to read. I'm all caught up on my other favorite, the Ruth Galloway series by Elly Griffiths, and I'm impatiently waiting for more of them. 13mo
Suzze @MallenNC I‘ve read the first of those and have purchased the second. So I have a lot of those to look forward to! 13mo
MallenNC @Suzze Enjoy! I like them for the mystery as well as the continuing storylines with the recurring characters. Similar to Louise Penny in that way. 13mo
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Jerdencon
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1. Tagged book - almost done with it
2. Im not sure... think I just always liked to read - my parents were not readers
3. Morning and before bed
4. Sarah's Key, Our Town, the Book Thief... so many
#manicmonday @JoScho

JoScho 📚😊❤️ 1y
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Jerdencon
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Having a crappy Mother's Day... 😞
Only plus is that since I'm angry at my husband for totally blowing me off this holiday is that I'm getting a lot of reading done and flying through this book which is really good!

JoScho I‘m so sorry your husband messed up Mother‘s Day for you 😔 1y
MeganAnn I‘m so sorry you‘re not having a good Mother‘s Day 😔 I hope it gets better! 1y
lahousewyfe Bummer about the day but, Louise Penny!!!! So fabulous. I love her. Hope she elevates your mood. Maybe you could pretend someone is the murder victim....😂😂 😃 1y
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TrishB Sorry, that doesn‘t sound good.😔 1y
DebinHawaii So sorry! Hope it gets better. 💜 1y
jillannjohn I hope your day gets better! 1y
Julsmarshall Hang in there! Glad you‘re getting time to read! 1y
Bronte_Chintz So sorry ducky! Hope you‘re feeling a bit better with some quiet time with a great book. 1y
JackOBotts Hang in there, momma! 🤗 Love from NJ. 1y
Jas16 Sending ❤️ 1y
cobwebmoth *hugs* 1y
CouronneDhiver ❤️ 1y
rustoryhuf Hugs sweetie. 1y
Jerdencon @JoScho @MeganAnn @lahousewyfe @TrishB @DebinHawaii @jillannjohn @Julsmarshall @Bronte_Chintz @JackOBotts @Jas16 @cobwebmoth @CouronneDhiver thanks everyone! ❤️honestly the day got even worse from that post so I'm just happy it's over and a new day! And I'm off today so already we are on an upswing lol! 😀 1y
Kaye Denise, could you drop me a quick email ? julieklabo @ gmail. com. Thank you. @jerdencon (edited) 1y
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Jerdencon
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Ready to dive into this one on a rainy, early Saturday morning. The acknowledgments make me want to get on a plane and go to Quebec City right now! Might be time to start planning a long weekend there!

Lcsmcat I did this as an audiobook. What‘s the Acknowledgement say? 1y
Jerdencon @Lcsmcat just describes Louise Penny's research that she did while staying in Old Quebec and places she visited to research the book... sounded so nice! 1y
4thhouseontheleft I love Quebec City! I went there with hubby on our 10th anniversary, and can‘t wait to go back! 1y
Blaire This was such a good one! Love Louise penny and Gamache. 1y
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TiredLibrarian
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Day 9: #WishfulWednesday

I have multiple reasons for choosing Louise Penny's Three Pines series:

I wish I could write like her.
I wish I could live in Three Pines.
Bury Your Dead is also set in Quebec City, and I wish I could visit the city and the phenomenal libraries she describes.

#ReadingResolutions @jess7 #LouisePenny #ThreePines #ViveGamache

Crazeedi Love this series 1y
Ruthiella I would like to live in Mary Ste. Mead but only if I don‘t get murdered!🤪 1y
TiredLibrarian @Ruthiella True, the per capita murder rate seems a bit high! 😳😉 1y
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Ilirwen
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I recently became an aunt to two lovely little girls. Yay! Sunflower (nickname) is on the left and 'Sesamy' is on the right. They're growing really fast and keeping us busy.

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Ilirwen
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Interesting read so far. And spring has finally come. With spring winds as you can tell by looking at my messy hair if you dare.

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ferskner
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Feeling a bit melancholy that this is my last visit to Savannah (at least when it's easily accessible), so I'm ending the day in my favorite coffee shop with chocolate cake, fruity herbal tea, and Louise Penny. Maybe a last midnight ramble through the squares afterward.

Pamwurtzler Good plan. I love Savannah! 1y
Zelma Sounds like a fitting farewell. 1y
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Best yet!

Bury Your Dead, the sixth from Canadian author Louise Penny, is her most accomplished novel so far. Structurally it‘s more sophisticated - teasing, in fact, with several interweaving plots. With less comedy, the overall tone is more even, and Penny is getting to the murders much quicker now.

What are you reading today?

#louisepenny #murdermystery #bookphotography

BooknerdsLife Gorgeous photo! I see that your book is from Hong Kong Library?? 😃 I used to live there too! 😄 1y
Pageturner.Cliffhanger @BookwormsLife Well-spotted! Yes, am lucky enough to live a few minutes away from Hong Kong‘s Central Library. And I make the most of it! 1y
BooknerdsLife @Pageturner.Cliffhanger Aww Lucky you! I love that library!!! I used to work in HK & lived near Quarry Bay many years ago too 😄 1y
Pageturner.Cliffhanger I know Quarry Bay pretty well! They‘ve done a nice job making a long pedestrianized path along the waterfront - near the Alexander Grantham lifeboat. 1y
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#audiobaking this afternoon. Keeping Little Man home from preschool this week (he only goes 2 days) because they have a flu going around and I want to try to avoid it if we can. To make it up to him, I agreed to make worms & dirt cupcakes. Made the rainbow sprinkle cupcakes, now they need to cool before we add frosting and gummy worms.

SilversReviews Hope everyone stays healthy. 1y
Rachel.Rencher What a cute idea! Hope nobody catches the flu ❤ 1y
sherryvdh @SilversReviews @Rachel.Rencher Thanks! I hope so too. I especially don't want the baby getting it. 1y
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Caroline2
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This series just gets better and better! Number 6 in the Three Pines series; this one intertwines three different mysteries covering the history of Quebec, a murder and a terrorist attack! Defo the best so far! 👍🏻

Sweettartlaura This is SUCH a good series😍. Enjoy the rest! 1y
TrishB Need to start - despite the fact I said no new series!! 1y
Iamlisa22 I haven‘t read any of her books yet... Do you think I can just jump in or is it better to start from the beginning of a series? I hate feeling like I‘m missing some of the history of the characters... 1y
Lcsmcat I‘ve read them out of order and they work that way. If knowing the innocence of a suspect would spoil it for you then you might want to read them in order because there‘s a whole town of recurring characters. 1y
Caroline2 @Iamlisa22 well my mum read them out of order but you defo wanna read 5 before 6 as they're linked! They are mostly stand alone but there are some on going storylines! 1y
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AiBBot
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If you want a fast paced thriller, do not read this book. If you want a murder mystery rich in Quebec City history that looks at the tainting of the spirit when clinging to things of the past instead of focusing on the now, read this book.

AiBBot Louise Penny creates many characters to admire and a few to disdain. I find I wish to be more like the characters I love but relate (have sympathy) to the ones I hate. Damn good writing. 2y
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Bibliogeekery
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This was an engrossing edition of the Gamache series. Penny weaves at least four stories together into this mystery predominantly set in Quebec City. It was just the light read I was looking for. I'm so curious what Francophones think of her work - predominantly this book.

AiBBot A friend of mine was in Montreal and reading one of Louise Penny‘s book. The waiter was impressed she was reading “one of their own”. I am half way through this book and I am planning on a trip to Quebec City while practicing my french (which is currently horrific). 2y
Bibliogeekery @AiBBot interesting! I hope you have a great trip! I was there last summer and really enjoyed it! My French is also in need of some improvement! 2y
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Louise Penny has done an amazing job in narrating three mystery plotlines in a single book. She makes it gripping by switching between the plots and revealing them inch by inch. She likes to establish the environment of a scenes before jumping into the narration.
The reason I like Inspector Gamache is he is more realistic, he too makes mistakes and doesn't shy away from acknowledging them.
Amazing mystery with a surprising end!! 🤯

Jprglisa Is this part of a series or more of a stand alone book? 2y
NagKachi @Jprglisa This is more of a stand alone book with minimal references to the previous books. 2y
Jprglisa Thanks! 2y
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NagKachi
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This serious mystery has a lot of surprisingly funny moments like this one. I am halfway through and already know this is going to be good!! 👌

Debiw781 She choked on a Brussels sprout 😂😂 (edited) 2y
NagKachi 😄😄 2y
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Bibliogeekery
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In the mood for a light cozy mystery so I'm heading into another visit with Gamache and company

JazzFeathers Love that cover. But it doesn't look like a cosy mystery 2y
Bibliogeekery @JazzFeathers true, so far the story does not reflect the cover at all. But it is a great cover! 2y
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Pamwurtzler
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#setinwinter #decktheshelves
I love her books but I was cold all through this one. They walk around outside in the cold a LOT.

Lcsmcat This one made me cold too! I listened to the audiobook on my commute. (It didn‘t help that the heat has been broken at my office since two weeks before Thanksgiving either.) 2y
Pamwurtzler @Lcsmcat brrrr! There is really little worse than freezing at work. 2y
SilversReviews Always love a Louise Penny book. I hope the heat is fixed now. (edited) 2y
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Lcsmcat
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Not only #setinwinter, but in a Quebec winter! It made me cold just listening to it. 😆 #jingleshelves @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @bookloo

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Gives me the shivers!!! ❄️⛄️❄️⛄️ 2y
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Lcsmcat
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Audio-cooking, getting ready for Thanksgiving. I‘m enjoying this next volume in the series.

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Laura317
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Pickpick

I enjoyed parts of this more than others. Still a pick because, Louise Penny. I was surprised by the ending. Another solid one.

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Laura317
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Got my book. Got my tea. Got the football game on tv. Life is good.

Felso Love the cup!! 2y
Laura317 @Felso @adventuresthruwonderland Thanks! It was as gift from @cobwebmoth - I love it. 2y
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Laura317
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So I think I might have missed a book before Bury Your Dead. I'm now 70 pages in. For those who have read the earlier book, do I need to stop and get it? Help s sister out, will ya?

Suelizbeth As an always-read-a-series-in-order reader, I would have to say STOP. Get the previous book. And if you‘re asking the question, I think you know the answer, lol. 2y
Laura317 @Suelizbeth 👍🏼I knew I could count on my fellow Littens! Thanks! 2y
emtobiasz Check for a missed book-- this series absolutely should be read in order. But you may not have missed one. If I remember correctly, that book reveals the previous incident it references in a flashback about halfway through the book-- before that you just get to hear Gamache be angsty about an unspecified event. 2y
rabbitprincess I read Bury Your Dead first even though it's 6th in the series. The incident they're flashing back to happens between books 5 and 6 (as I found out when I eventually read book 5). 2y
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Laura317
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Starting this one today. Once I finish, I will have completed my #TBRbingo for physicsl books. Then I can concentrate on my #KindleTBRbingo! I'm hoping to finish all challenges by year end.

Laura317 @WhatDeeReads I keep forgetting to tag you! I've really enjoyed these challenges. 2y
WhatDeeReads @Laura317 I‘m so glad! It‘s ok. As long as you remember eventually. I️ love seeing the updates. 2y
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Dolly
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Mehso-so

I did like this book in the series but it was strongly linked to the previous book. Lots of review and looking back. This is were reading this series in order makes sense. Not my favorite of Penny's so far but hang in there for the excellent ending.

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bookishdawg
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"Things are strongest where they're broken."
This long week needed lots of Armand Gamache ❤️

BookBabe Love the cover! 2y
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