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Death At La Fenice
Death At La Fenice: (Brunetti 1) | Donna Leon
The twisted maze of Venice's canals has always been shrouded in mystery. Even the celebrated opera house, La Fenice, has seen its share of death ... but none so horrific and violent as that of world-famous conductor, Maestro Helmut Wellauer, who was poisoned during a performance of La Traviata. Even Commissario of Police, Guido Brunetti, used to the labyrinthine corruptions of the city, is shocked at the number of enemies Wellauer has made on his way to the top - but just how many have motive enough for murder? The beauty of Venice is crumbling. But evil is one thing that will never erode with age.
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Librarybelle
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Just finished rereading this one for an upcoming book discussion at the library. I appreciate the snarky humor interlaced with the slow build of the story. I‘m looking forward to reading this series with my library‘s book discussion group!

For the #AwesomeAugust #Readathon , I‘m aiming for my usual goal of 20 hours.

Sunday afternoon means time relaxing with cats. #Zeke #Xander #CatsOfLitsy

#19822022 #1992

robinb I have never read this author, but she seems very prolific. Her name pops up everywhere. 2mo
LapReader Love that rug. 2mo
Librarybelle @robinb And she keeps writing! 2mo
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Librarybelle @LapReader It‘s a very comfy blanket, but the cats treat it like a rug! 2mo
robinb @Librarybelle Does she do stand-alones or series? Or both? Anywhere I should start with her? 2mo
Librarybelle @robinb She writes the Commissario Brunetti series set in Venice. I‘m just starting out on the series for my virtual book discussion group I lead at the library, but from what I understand, the characters age as the series progresses, so it‘s definitely good to start at the beginning. This one is the first. I think she wrote a novel too, but she‘s known for this mystery series. 2mo
robinb @Librarybelle Great, thanks for the info. I‘ll like to get to her sometime. 😂🤪 2mo
rwmg I've got this on my virtual TBR list. Do I need to start another long-running series? When has that ever stopped me before? 2mo
Librarybelle @rwmg I know exactly what you mean! 2mo
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First in series. Enjoyed it and look forward to reading more.
Used a free space for this book on #BookSpinBingo😊

#BookSpin #Bookspinbingo
@TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 13mo
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James Annis

Tracking Ian Pear's Art History mysteries and the M. L. Longworth Provencal mysteries, I have fallen for their descriptions of the art, wine, and life in southern France and northern Italy. I found Death at La Fenice in the Odyssey bookstore in Ithaca as another in the series- but the breezy human side of Pears and Longworth is replace by Donna Leon with a darker, grittier human interactions. Love it, just not as much as Pears and Longworth.

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yelorose
Muerte En La Fenice / Death in Venice | Donna Leon, Ana Ma De La Fuente
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Today‘s read.

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Lynnsoprano
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#Top20Series #20Series20Days #Day9

I recently finished the eighth book in this series. I‘m trying to go in order, and I still have quite a few books to go. Commissario Guido Brunetti seems to get all the interesting cases in Venice. I love the characters, the setting, and the author‘s fixation on food.

Andrew65 Only read the first one. 2y
Crazeedi One of my absolute favorite series, I've read them all! Lucky you! Hope all is well Lynn 2y
Crazeedi @Andrew65 it's not the best Andrew, they definitely get better as you go 2y
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Andrew65 I need to schedule the next one. 2y
Lynnsoprano @Andrew65 As you get to know the main characters, it just keeps getting better. 2y
Andrew65 @Lynnsoprano Will progress these in the Autumn. @Crazeedi 2y
Crazeedi @Andrew65 you won't regret! 2y
Lynnsoprano @Andrew65 what she said 👆🏻😄 2y
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Pickpick

Considering I have book 21 of this series on my bookshelf, I thought I‘d give this series a try by starting with book 1. 😬When world renowned conductor Helmut Wellauer is found dead in his dressing room, police commissario Guido Brunetti is called to investigate. An enjoyable read, with beautiful Venice serving as the perfect atmospheric setting. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ #ReadingEurope2020 #Italy 🇮🇹 @Librarybelle @BarbaraBB

Librarybelle I liked this one too! 2y
Nute One day I plan to read this series. I just purchased quite a few of these books last month on Kindle. Several of them were priced at $1.99-$2.99, but by the time that I discovered the special pricing it was for the end of the series so I don‘t have any of the first books. Do they need to be read in order? 2y
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Andrew65
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Pickpick

Like with a lot of new series this took me a little while to get into but once I did this was a really enjoyable book, and definitely provided a glimpse into another world. I look forward to returning to Venice, and getting a further glimpse into Brunetti‘s world! A very satisfying end to the book with a bit of a twist. On to book 2.

kspenmoll I love this series! 3y
rwmg It's on my wishlist 3y
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Susanita
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I enjoyed this book from the long lamented #whodunitbymail experiment. Lots of opera and foggy Venice nights and wry observations from the author. If you like the city, you might also like the movie “Bread and Tulips” about a woman who gets separated from her family during vacation and decides to go to Venice for a while on her own. #orangecover #fallisbooked

OriginalCyn620 🧡📚🧡 3y
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claudiuo
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Just finished this first book in the Commissario Brunetti series. It's been recommended to me because I like a lot Andrea Camilleri's Montalbano novels. I felt it started a bit too slow for my taste but the second half picked up and I ended up liking it a lot. Got some more books in the series coming my way from online trades, I'll start next one soon (after finishing my current Wallander read).

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Centique
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This was a very enjoyable read. I think this landed on my TBR thanks to you @Crazeedi ? I know you‘ve recommended it to others recently so it was probably one of your posts that did it! Commissario Brunetti is a great character, I like his gentle humour and long suffering patience - and his happy family life makes him so different to most of my detective reads! I like how his wife and kids have their opinions about his case too 😊👍

Crazeedi You've touched on many of the things I love about this series! The secretary's character is awesome too! (Her name is evading me at this moment). I never reread, but I may have to make exception some day for these, I miss him. Have you ever felt like that? Like you miss being there? 3y
Crazeedi And the only get better, trust me. I went through a period where I got like 6 of them and read them one right after the other. I become very attached to a series if it's good, as you might see from my recent posts, lol 3y
Centique @Crazeedi oh yes- there are a few series that I miss being there. Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch for sure. The Richard Jury series by Martha Grimes. And I miss how The Belgariad felt the first time I read it! Haven‘t been able to tap back into the same space while reading it as an adult. 3y
Centique @Crazeedi I‘m looking forward to the rest of the series! Comforting to know there‘s a lot to get and a lot of time to be spent in Italy 😍👍 3y
Crazeedi @Centique the belgariad was one I read a l8ng time ago! And Mary Stewart's trilogy. And others too. Enjoy Venice! 3y
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Lynnsoprano
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Pickpick

@Crazeedi did not steer me wrong. I really enjoyed this book, and feel I am already hooked on the series. The characters are so interesting, and the author does a masterful job of setting the scene. I feel as if I could find my way around Venice just from reading this. Picture is from the Italian Piemonte. Not my photo, but from the hotel where we stayed, and that was our view. No wonder I want to go back!

Suet624 Gorgeous! 3y
charl08 Wow! 3y
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled That looks like a fairy tale 😍 3y
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Andrew65 Good to hear as am reading this next week. 3y
Eggs Gorgeous 3y
Lynnsoprano @ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled @Eggs @suet624 It was just incredible. Every room in the hotel had a terrace looking out on that view. I spent as much time there as I could. I‘d have been happy to spend the entire trip right there. (edited) 3y
Crazeedi @Lynnsoprano wow Lynn, that picture is just glorious, Italy is my dream trip. Dont know if I'll ever get there, so I read... and you are going to be so happy, there are 28 books(I think)in this series. And I can really say that not one disappointed me. @Andrew65 I think you're in for a treat! I actually wish I were reading for the first time again!💖 3y
Lynnsoprano @crazeedi Do I need to read them in order? A couple were Kindle deals last week, so I bought them, but I know some series really need to be done in order. 3y
Crazeedi @Lynnsoprano only my opinion, but I would. Since she develops the characters with each one. Th 3y
Crazeedi @Lynnsoprano but that's entirely up to you, I'm thinking the books would still be enjoyable, I'm just weird about order, lol 3y
Lynnsoprano @Crazeedi So am I 😄 3y
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Lynnsoprano
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Picked this up on Kindle deals the other day, and decided to start it this afternoon. @Crazeedi is this the series you recommended?

charl08 Love that cover! 3y
Andrew65 It will be as @Crazeedi is a strong fan of this series. I‘m hoping to read the first one later this month. 3y
Crazeedi I hope you love this series as much as I do, I adore it. Remember as @Andrew65 says and I agree, a series gets better as you go. Characters are developed etc. This one is good, the next one better and then better. I love Guido. I love the secretary(forget her name right now, lol) 3y
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Lynnsoprano @Crazeedi I‘m already enjoying this one immensely! 3y
Crazeedi @Lynnsoprano I'm so glad. I need to find my series again. I never reread, but this series I just might eventually I love it so much. 3y
Andrew65 @Crazeedi I love Series for the character development. It does take a while (a few books) to feel you really know the characters. 3y
Crazeedi @Andrew65 exactly, I'm so into series it's a disease!! But for what you said and more, I'm in the book, right there, know what I mean? Sometimes I have to look around and realize I'm not in venice or France or sicily or England... 3y
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AlexGeorge
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Pickpick

My first dip intro Donna Leon‘s work, and I enjoyed it thoroughly. Clever mystery, engaging characters, and she does a masterful job of making Venice a character in itself.

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ssravp
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Pickpick

I am utterly surprised at how much I enjoyed this. Definitely going to read more of the series at some point.

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Librarybelle
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Pickpick

The first in the Guido Brunetti mystery series, and it won‘t be the last one I read! I enjoyed this police procedural series set in Venice. Leon‘s writing style is superb, a mix of hefty topics and sarcastic humor. It was fun to read about Venice and to visit the canals vicariously. I can see why this series is popular among my staff at the library!

TrishB I‘ve looked at this series a few times! 4y
sk888888 Read in order, if you can. The relationships build, and you will really appreciate Guido, Paola, and the rest. It‘s one of my favorites, I‘ve read them all. 4y
ferskner I love this series! 4y
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wallacereads
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The best way to battle the extreme cold is a super hot bath and a new (to me) mystery series. #winterstormreadathon

writerlibrarian It's a really good series. Leon captures the feel of the city. The 'mysteries' are often in shades of grey. The 'crew' at the police station grows on you like Brunetti's family and his nemesis. 4y
Crazeedi You are reading my FAVORITE series!!! Keep reading them, they get better and better. It's not always "find the criminal and happily ever after" commisario brunetti is great, especially the food descriptions 4y
wallacereads @writerlibrarian @Crazeedi - thanks for the comments! Will definitely keep going. 4y
BookishMarginalia Love this series too! 4y
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Crazeedi
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See the tagged book. I have read this whole series and every one was excellent. I didn't feel like 'well this one wasn't great'. Highly recommend if you love Venice, Italian food and a good mystery.
@TheReadingMermaid thanks for the great prompt!

BeansPage You are most welcome sweetie 🤗 4y
Pamwurtzler Good choice! 4y
AlwaysForeverReading How do you post pictures? 4y
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Crazeedi @ProfReader I take screen shots and then add them. 4y
AlwaysForeverReading Okay...do I click on comment in one of my posts? 4y
Crazeedi @ProfReader check out #litsywelcomwagon , also @Chelleo can help you. Also @LitsyWelcomeWagon . This should give you some help in Navigating the app. Dont be afraid to ask for help like you just did! 4y
Crazeedi @ProfReader there is a plus sign at bottom of screen, and from there it says take photo or add from gallery. I usually take a pic of the book I'm reading, or a screenshot if it's an ebook. 4y
Chelleo Thanks for the tag @Crazeedi @ProfReader I posted the help links to your page (most recent post). Just holler if you have more questions. Litsy users are friendly and helpful 🤗 4y
Crazeedi @Chelleo thank you, I couldn't remember all the tags for @ProfReader 4y
Chelleo @Crazeedi No problem! 🤗 4y
Chelseabillups30 Shauna Niequist. If anyone is ever responsible for writing the story of my life, I want it to be her!! 💜 4y
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Donna Leon has written four previous Guido Brunetti novels, Death and Judgment, Dressed for Death, Death in a Strange Country, and Death at La Fenice, which won the Suntory Prize for the best suspense novel of 1991. She teaches English at the University of Maryland extension at a U.S. Air Force base near Venice Italy, where she has lived for over twenty years.

Day 26 - #vigilante #donnaleon #deathatlafenice
#quotsysept18

Crazeedi MY ABSOLUTE FAVORITE SERIES!!!!!! I've read all but the newest! 4y
Mdargusch I need to read more of this series! 4y
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Mdargusch
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I took a break from cleaning, cleaning, cleaning to finish this mystery set in Venice. It was a perfect distraction, full of interesting characters, great descriptions, and an ok mystery. I figured out the whodunit early on but I didn‘t figure out the why until the end. #whodunitbymail

JSW An enjoyable series! 4y
Reviewsbylola I haven‘t heard of this one. 4y
Mdargusch I hadn‘t either @Reviewsbylola 4y
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Mdargusch
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#dejavu my three reading partners this morning. And every morning. 😁
I‘m enjoying this light whodunit that takes place in Venice. So far there‘s not much action but it‘s a quick read and the descriptions of the setting make me feel like I‘m walking along the canals with the detective.
#septemberdanes

Kalalalatja Awww those cuties 😍😍😍 4y
JoScho I love this so much!!! 4y
Leftcoastzen Adorable!💕 4y
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Cortg I love that they are all snuggled up with each other! 4y
Samplergal ❤️❤️❤️ 4y
Cathythoughts Gorgeous pets ... arnt they great company ! 4y
Bklover 💕💕💕 4y
Bklover 💕💕💕 4y
emilyhaldi Omg this is a first!!! 3 little hot dogs 😍 so glad you captured this moment!!! ❤️🤗❤️🤗 4y
wanderinglynn I love how they‘re all snuggled in a row. ❤️🐶 4y
Reviewsbylola 😂😂😂😂 4y
rohit-sawant 😍😍 4y
mrp27 😍😍😍 4y
LeahBergen Ohhhh!! I love them! 😩😩 4y
JennyM Nawwww 4y
Purrfectpages What an adorable trio! 4y
britt_brooke Oh, how cute! 🐾🐾🐾 4y
minkyb What an adorable photo! 4y
minkyb Is that Stefanie, Emily, and Meredith 🤔😜? 4y
Mdargusch 🤣 @minkyb 🤣 4y
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Enjoying a day at the lake and starting a new series

Bklover I read this recently but I can‘t remember much about it! 4y
redfeatherreader @Bklover oh no! The maestro is killed by cyanide in his coffee during intermission at the Venice opera...that's all the further I am so far 😆 4y
Bklover Well at least I can‘t give away the ending! (edited) 4y
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Undoubtedly well written this mystery embraced embedding Venice as a character more than its underlying mystery. I loved the main protagonist Brunetti as well as his family but was largely uninterested in the outcome (truth bomb. will read the rest of the series at some point as Brunetti was so appealing!) accompanied reading with a v east London take on Venetian risi e bisi. recipe summaries below for my 2 #backpackeurope points @JenP

Itchyfeetreader To prepare 1. Gently heat chopped onion in butter for 3 mins on low heat. 2. Add 2 finely chopped garlic cloves and a pinch of ground pepper 3. Add 5 g butter and then rice for 4 servings (240-300g) stirring well 4. Add glass of white wine sitiiring regularly for 20 mins regularly add ladle of warm chicken stock stirring constantly. 6. Continuing to add chicken stock to rice mix. Heat oil in alternate pan and fry bacon. (edited) 4y
Itchyfeetreader 7. After 3 mins of cooking bacon steam peas for 3 mins. Muddle peas with tea spoon of water and tea spoon of chopped fresh mint. 8. Add pea mix to rice adding final ladle of stock and stirring 9. Steam portion of peas for 3 mins whilst stirring rice mix. 10 mix rice, peas and bacon.‘sprinkle with black pepper and mint plus paresan to taste. jOB DONE!! Goodbye Italy 🇮🇹 hello Slovenia 🇸🇮 4y
Alfoster Yum!!!😍😍😍 4y
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Itchyfeetreader
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So my #backpackeurope plan was not well thought through and I am back in Italy after a trip to Malta! No matter I had this sitting on my kindle waiting for a read and Italy is always beautiful. My appitiser this afternoon is as Italian as you get - beautiful fresh burratta drizzled with olive oil, prosciutto arrosto and two types of salami! Not a recipe per say but delicious! @JenP

JenP I love burrata! Yum!! 4y
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BookishBelle
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Okay, #WhoDunItByMail Ladies. I must know who left these bookmarks in this book. I was trying to ignore my curiosity about them but it won out. Are they marking important passages? Things you wanted to remember when reviewing? Inquiring minds (well, mind) want to know!

Susanita I was wondering that too! They were already there when I got the book last fall. 4y
HFoster It's Big Brother... 😮❤ 4y
BookishBelle @Susanita 🤔 That makes the list of possibilities shorter... 4y
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BookishBelle @HFoster Lol! 😂❤️ 4y
BookishBelle @Susanita @HFoster I just got around to reading the previous entries in this book‘s notebook. It seems @kspenmoll left the tabs! Mystery solved! She said they were passages she was particularly drawn to. 4y
HFoster @BookishBelle Another mystery solved!! 4y
kspenmoll Just saw this & was going to respond but sounds like you solved my mystery! But I do like @HFoster response!! (edited) 4y
BookishBelle Thanks @kspenmoll ! @HFoster comes up with some good ones! 4y
ReadingEnvy And this post solves the mystery of which book swap this book is from! Hahaha. It came today btw. 4y
BookishBelle Oh good! I‘m glad you got it! Did I forget to put the hashtag on there!? Oops!! @ReadingEnvy (edited) 4y
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BookishBelle
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#HumpDayPost @MinDea

1. We picked blueberries this past Saturday as a family. My bf and I picked over six gallons! All told I think the fam picked over 20 gallons of blueberries! I‘ve been eating and freezing them since...
2. Oatmeal with blueberries 😁
3. Murder. Mystery. Music.
4. Orange pen.
5. 5‘6”

MinDea I love blueberries!!! So fun! 4y
DivineDiana I can‘t get enough blueberries! Have you read this favorite children‘s book? 4y
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BookishBelle
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#LunchTimeReading #BookandLunch

I‘m working on my #WhoDunItByMail selection for this round. I‘m having a bit of trouble getting into it so far...

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BookishBelle

I started this one tonight. I‘m hoping to get through it over the next few days and get it in the #whodunitbymail! Gotta get cracking to make the deadline! **won‘t let me post with picture!**

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Pickpick

Had to lead our mystery book club meeting today at the library so this was a hurry up and get it read. The story was good but I could have used a bit more action. Overall everyone in the book club really enjoyed it and gave it a thumbs up. Me... 3.5 🌟

BibliOphelia I just reviewed the second book in this series two minutes ago and scrolled down to find this...strange coincidence! 4y
Karen3 @BibliOphelia how strange. How was the second? This was my first book of hers. I have heard there are 27? 4y
BibliOphelia I really liked the mood of the first one - I love Venice - so I was excited for the second but was disappointed. But I‘ll give the third a try! 4y
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dariazeoli
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The latest #whodunitbymail was written by a native of nearby Montclair, NJ!

#themoreyouknow

Bklover Your next book will be on its way to you tomorrow. I‘ve lost the dates, so not sure if it‘s late or not! Been a Rough month. 4y
Bklover Just found dates- I‘m not late yet!! 4y
dariazeoli @Bklover I‘m sorry you‘ve had a rough month! You are better than on time. I‘m sending this one to @BookishBelle by the end of the week! 4y
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BookishBelle I‘ll be on the lookout @dariazeoli! 4y
dariazeoli @BookishBelle It went out yesterday! 4y
BookishBelle Okay. Thanks for letting me know @dariazeoli ! 4y
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Crazeedi
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#Paris75kgiveaway
@Librarybelle
Congrats on your milestone! I'd love to visit Venice! And I love this series too!

Librarybelle Thank you so much! I‘m very interested in reading this series. I‘ve heard so many good things. And Venice sounds so wonderful to visit! 4y
Crazeedi @Librarybelle This series is just great. Venice, mystery and food and family are the subjects of commisario brunetti's life. I lose myself in these books 4y
Librarybelle 💕 I have a copy somewhere - I may have to look for it soon! 🙂 4y
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Crazeedi @Librarybelle and the endings aren't just t by e good guy gets the bad guy. More real life 4y
Librarybelle It gets better and better...thank you! 😁 4y
Crazeedi 😊 I don't think you'll be sorry. 4y
Crazeedi There are 20 books I think in series, I've read them all but the most recent 4y
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Bookworm84
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This series is new to me. Thumbs up so far!

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dariazeoli
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The next #whodunitbymail book arrived from @Bklover today! I‘ll be reading it in May; my April is all booked with #freakyfriday reads!

A pretty notebook to go with, @kspenmoll !

Bklover Yay! Glad it arrived safely!! 4y
kspenmoll Hope you enjoy the book! Glad it arrived safely! 4y
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Pamwurtzler
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Pickpick

I‘ve done a lot of car reading today! I was surprised how much I enjoyed this, and I don‘t know why I thought I wouldn‘t. I really liked Commissario Brunettti and his take on things. I‘d read another of these. #MountTBRChallenge #22

writerlibrarian These are really good. Especially the early ones. 5y
Pamwurtzler @writerlibrarian Oh good! I‘ll look for the next one. Thanks! 5y
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rretzler
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4.0/5.0
2018

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Bklover
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Thanks @leslieseidel for the bookmail! It‘s always fun to see what the next #whodunitbymail selection is! Looking forward to another mystery!

LeeRHarry This was fun - I need to read more of this series 😊 (edited) 5y
Bklover @LeeRHarry Good to hear- I‘ve been having trouble settling on a book so maybe I‘ll try this one! 5y
leslieseidel I enjoyed it too! 5y
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Jeg
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Don‘t think I‘ve ever read a book by her. Got this from the free box before we left home. Found her writing very easy to read and great descriptions. I guessed the ending but that was okay. An enjoyable holiday read.
@MrsMalaprop

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AndreaReads
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@Susanita Making me feel like a slacker! 😉 This is the one we have to have by Dec. 4, correct? Thank you for sending right away versus being like me and holding onto it until the day before it's due... 🤦🏼‍♀️
It looks good! I'm excited for your pick, @kspenmoll #WhoDunItByMail

Susanita Yes, it‘s the one due to you on 4 December. Enjoy! 5y
EllieDottie I always wait until the last day I can send it even though I always tell myself this time I will get it out early!! 5y
Susanita @EllieDottie I was sure I‘d lost the journal twice, so I figured it would be safer if I just mailed it! 5y
kspenmoll Really enjoy this series( this was my first book), hope you do as well @AndreaReads ! (edited) 5y
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Susanita
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Pickpick

I enjoyed this one! The mystery is engaging, the characters are well formed, and the setting is lovingly described. I‘m sending this one on a little early so I don‘t forget! Also, it takes place around this time of year, so that‘s a nice coincidence. #whodunitbymail

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‘I feel myself reborn,‘ she cried, whereupon, this being opera, she promptly collapsed and died.

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Susanita
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1. A walking trail near me that, according to Facebook, I first explored three years ago today. 2. I‘m usually working on several books at a time, but the tagged one has the most “traction” currently. 3. Any chocolate. 4. I‘m allergic to mussels. 5. A bag of honey lemon cough drops. #humpdaypost

MinDea What a kawinkydink my boyfriend has a bag of honey lemon cough drops by him on our end table right now! 5y
Susanita @MinDea We always have a bag of them on hand. 5y
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Susanita
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Hooray for bookmail! #whodunitbymail

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PatriciaU
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Got my next entry in #WhoDunItByMail from @MrsV ! Love Donna Leon and this is one I haven't read. Looking forward to diving in! @Tiffy_Reads

MrsV So glad it made it to you. 5y
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MrsV
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Finally getting to settle back down for a #litsypartofone. Hopefully I'll feel forget about those snacks in the background. #whodunitbymail.

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MrsV
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Digging in on a cool rainy night. #litsypartyofone #partyofone

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sarahgreatlove
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This is book one in the Brunetti series and I'll definitely be continuing. I had heard this recommended for people who enjoy Louise Penny's Inspector Gamache novels, which I love. Brunetti is a similar character, a family man, a detective with experience and integrity. Looking forward to the rest of the books.

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BibliophileMomma Have you sent out this book yet? :) 5y
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emmaturi
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I enjoyed this story another with Commissario Brunetti set as usual in Venice. A world famous conductor is found dead in his dressing room! Who is the culprit? #donnaleon #crimenovel #mystery #whodidit #bookcovers #book #bookphotography

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#firstinaseries #whodunitbymail #DonnaLeon #mystery #sizzlinsummerbooks
Just read this recently but mailed my copy off to another Litten. Loved it- now want to read all in the 20+ series!
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ferskner This is a great series! 5y
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