The Mysterious Benedict Society

Recently, we caught up with a good friend in New York.  She’s someone who has always had a love of books and reading, and she gifted my daughters with several good books .  Some of them we had already read (remind me to tell you about The Westing Game), but there was one series that was brand new to us.  The other day, we finished reading the first book together, and boy…was it terrific.

It was called The Mysterious Benedict Society, by Trenton Lee Stewart.


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Broadchurch – Really As Good As All That

There’s a lot of television that I don’t have the time to watch, but just recently, I made time for Broadchurch.  The British mystery-drama from 2013 has won tons of awards and has been critically acclaimed, touted by many as a high point in dramatic television.  It’s easy to see why. Continue reading Broadchurch – Really As Good As All That