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The Lion in the Living Room: How House Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the World
Abigail Tucker
Progress: 81/187pages
The Mirror Empire
Kameron Hurley
Leviathan Wakes
James S.A. Corey, Jefferson Mays
Progress: 30%
Life: An Unauthorised Biography: A Natural History of the First Four Thousand Million Years of Life on Earth
Richard Fortey
Progress: 333/371pages
Moby-Dick: or, The Whale (Penguin Classics)
Herman Melville
Manifold: Time
Stephen Baxter, Chris Schluep
Progress: 99/480pages
Cherie Priest
Progress: 18%
The Long War
Stephen Baxter, Terry Pratchett
Progress: 68/501pages

Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood

Cocaine Blues - Kerry Greenwood

Series: Phryne Fisher # 1


A light but fun read. I quite liked Phryne. The dance description at the first dinner seemed a bit superfluous and some of the chronology regarding Robert Matthews, for example, seemed a bit rushed, unless I misread it. He’s already established himself when Phryne gets to Australia and weren’t they just in England together? Anyway, even with a few details like that and some looseness in the actual mystery unfolding, it was an enjoyable read albeit with room for improvement. I’ll be picking up the next one (since the library has it).