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"G" Is for Gumshoe
"G" Is for Gumshoe | Sue Grafton
30 posts | 48 read | 5 to read
Hired to bring a woman's mother back from the Mojave desert, female investigator Kinsey Millhone returns to unearth a gruesome, long-buried secret and make the top billing of Tyrone Patty's hit list
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janeycanuck
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This is the first print book I‘ve ever read completely on my phone!

I enjoyed this more than F is for Fugitive - it was super-fast paced from the get-go and didn‘t let up. This was my second book finished for the #litsypartyofone and the #24b4monday in celebration of #mrbook1inamillion. I‘m at 8 1/2 hours already!

Andrew65 I need to read more of these. Only read A. 1mo
Lynnsoprano I have yet to read one of Grafton‘s books, although I really want to. I have to stop letting other things jump to the top of my TBR 1mo
MrBook Neat! 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1mo
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janeycanuck
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Maybe the greatest three sentences in the history of literature? I‘m dying laughing. 😂😂😂

Minimalgrl 😂😂😂 1mo
cinestress Not what I expected to see in my feed today. 🤣 1mo
janeycanuck @cinestress I read it out loud without context to my SO and he just turned and said “what are you reading?!” 1mo
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Caterina 😂😂😂 1mo
Meaw_catlady 👏👏👏 1mo
ChasingOm 🤣🤣🤣 1mo
marleed Lol! 1mo
sprainedbrain Omg 😂 1mo
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BookwormM
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#KinseyaWeek Book 7

Solid 3 ⭐️ another good addition to the series.

Love the way Kinsey has to go to the library and use microfiche to research historic earthquakes. So glad I live in the internet age.

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NatalieR
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I can always count on Kinsey for an entertaining mystery. This one has two stories going at once; she‘s hired to find a missing mother and someone has been hired to kill her.

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mdm139
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Lunch today is bacon and cheese garlic fries and root beer. Hoping to get some reading done after 2 days of not reading a single page.

crazyspine Looks so good 10mo
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mdm139
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Tonight's tea is Caramel Shortbread from Davids Tea. It is a new favorite, very smooth. And perfect for this cold winter night. I usually like reading series books in order, but I need to read a "shoe" book for book club. So starting with G. This is my first Grafton.

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IamIamIam
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Another fun mystery, although I found I was more intrigued by the case of a woman's missing vagabond mother rather than the hitman out to kill Kinsey. I would have liked to see the story about Irene and Agnes fleshed out more. Always great for filler and it's been a while since I visited with Kinsey!

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IamIamIam
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Getting back to Grafton because I was supposed to have 14 elves done for my friend for Christmas. I was so disappointed in myself that I hadn't been working harder and she told me not to self-flog. I promised not to but I feel terrible so I'm going to bust them out as quickly as I can! It may not be before Christmas but it will be sooner rather than later! I'm also waiting on 4 holds from the library so Grafton is a good bet!

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sisilia
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My husband bought me signed first edition of these two 😭💕

Tanisha_A How sweet! And, those flowers are beautiful too! 😍 13mo
DivineDiana What a thoughtful husband! 13mo
batsy Lovely! 13mo
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youneverarrived Lovely flowers 💛 13mo
Bookzombie What a wonderful gift! 13mo
LeahBergen Happy Birthday!! 📚📚📚 13mo
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booklover3258
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Loved this one in the series. Two stories in one plus Kinsey gets some lovin this time around and not from the married cop. It was definitely a page turner and was surprised with what happened with Irene's family looking forward to H

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Insearchofbooks
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Thoughts on the toilet...

theresidentromantic I believe that's covered under self defense, unless his murder is pre meditated and you go out stalking him. Then your lawyer has a decent defense, but you don't look like a victim anymore. 1y
Ddzmini But how it was premeditated??? ... he could have tried and I just happened to be in that exact spot to perpetrate the murder when he was in fact going to murder me but I actually (in defending myself) murdered him first 🤨🧐 1y
Insearchofbooks @theresidentromantic @Ddzmini Plus, are you ever really stalking your assassin? Obviously, they know you‘re there because they‘re stalking you! I was simply backed into a corner and had no choice but to defend my beautiful, delicate self by any means necessary. I HAVE TO LIVE WITH TORTURING AND MURDERING MY WOULD-BE ASSASSIN FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE! *delicate tears that I haven‘t been practicing producing* 1y
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AshleyHoss820
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#CrimesAgainstCovers

Day Three: How Have You Tried to Save a Wrecked Book?

My old neighbor (who was notoriously terrible with books) was selling some of her books. I *almost* didn‘t take this one because of the severe water damage, but I had to rescue it. I tried putting it under a huge stack of VERY heavy books. It helped, believe it or not, but it‘s still pretty bad.

ErinSueMreads Oh man!!!! Did they say how it got so wet? Do you really want to know? 😂😂 1y
AshleyHoss820 @ErinSueG That girl. She said she dropped this one in the bath. But her poor books! 🤣😂 They were all left outside, dropped in the bath, bent backwards...🙄🙄🙄 1y
Susanita 😮 1y
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ErinSueMreads Monster!!!! 1y
AshleyHoss820 @ErinSueG For real! She was aware of how bad she was because she was like, “don‘t loan me books...” 😂😂😂 “Yeah, I wasn‘t planning on it...” 1y
ErinSueMreads And she was selling them???? You should have been paying her for the rescue 😂😂😂 1y
Aims42 Oh man! What did the “before” look like??? 1y
AshleyHoss820 @ErinSueG 🤣🤣🤣 1y
AshleyHoss820 @Aims42 SO bad! 😄😄Since the cover was also warped, there wasn‘t much I could do. 😕🤷🏻‍♀️ I figured it was what was on the inside that mattered anyway. 😂😄😊 1y
Aims42 @AshleyHoss820 That‘s true!! 🤣 1y
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DarcysMom
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DarcysMom
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Visiting with Kinsey while my Kindle charges. 😁

IamIamIam I just started this series last week! 1y
DarcysMom @IamIamIam I am loving it! The audiobooks are really great, too. 1y
IamIamIam I started with the audio and I love the narrator! 1y
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emilycoc
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No one should be shocked by my rating - I love this series. I did note, though, that by reading it out of order (not by choice), I can really see a difference between the older books and newer books. Not a bad difference per se; just, you can see how Sue Grafton started developing the story lines. I think I may prefer those from the first half of the alphabet, though I will obviously read every book in this series.

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emilycoc
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Devouring this, and enjoying a bubble bath and glass of wine at the same time!

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emilycoc
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I just love that "new book" smell. ?

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emilycoc
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Hey guys! Look what I picked up today to add to my collection. 😁 (Yes, I know this goes against my mission to declutter, but can you really have too many books?)

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wallacereads
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I could not sleep last night so jumped back into the Kinsey Millhone series. I ended up finishing it and although I don‘t find the books to be stellar I do enjoy the breeziness of the series. #25infive

Andrew65 Must progress to B! 2y
wallacereads @andrew65 - yes! Btw - I started the Hamish series because of your posts! Waiting for second book to become available from library. 2y
Andrew65 @Phancatherine Hope you enjoy them! 😊 2y
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PenguinInFlight
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Mehso-so

⭐️⭐️⭐️/5. My least favorite so far, because I felt the story built up this huge THING that ended up being resolved in a handful of sentences. Premise was good, but I was ultimately disappointed by the ending. I wanted to know a lot more than the answers that were given.

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PenguinInFlight
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I always think “I will be so productive this Sunday and do ALL THE THINGS!” and ultimately this is what ends up happening. 🤷🏻‍♀️#dogsoflitsy #Twinkle #atoyreread

kricheal Ugh same... 2y
LauraBeth 😂🙋‍♀️ 2y
DGRachel My kind of Sunday! 2y
mabell Looks perfect ❤️ 2y
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PenguinInFlight
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Getting some reading done on my lunch break. This bookmark was from @PolaroidPoet in my winter solstice exchange package. 😍(Not pictured: the pizza I had for lunch. 😋) #atoyreread

PolaroidPoet Ooohhh.. that‘s the one I bought in Venice! I love the bookshops there. Glad to see you‘re using it!! ❤️ 2y
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Susanita
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Another trip to the #indiebookstore today and I got a couple for my collection plus a few from my TBR. As a bonus I listened in on an author reading and also got to pet Atticus the store cat. #aprilbookshowers

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EllanaRose
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First finish for #24in48 and Book G for #LitsyAtoZ complete! Now I need to sleep

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EllanaRose
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#24in48 is in just a few minutes and I am ready! I'm all out of tea though which isn't great.

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youngreadrshelf
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$13 for 11 books in 1/2 hour. I say I'm ahead. Picked up a few favorite authors, several hardcovers I like to reread and some new stuff. Plan to hit the Centenary Book Bazaar again tomorrow.

brendanmleonard That's quite a haul! 3y
JoeStalksBeck Awesome! 3y
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LadyBrik
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Not my favorite of the ones I've read but the addition of Dietz was muy bueno. 😎 ⭐️⭐️⭐️/ 5 stars

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NadyneN
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Great relaxing and exiting read!

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AliceInWonderLibrary
"G" Is for Gumshoe | Sue Grafton

Friend me on Goodreads so I can see what you're reading!
https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/5791343-katie-shuter-rompala

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AliceInWonderLibrary
"G" Is for Gumshoe | Sue Grafton

Good old Kinsey at it again.

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