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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
J.K. Rowling, Stephen Fry
Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection
Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Fry
Robert Harris
Merlin Trilogy
Mary Stewart
Progress: 340/928 pages
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle

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Villette - Charlotte Brontë, Mandy Weston
A Red Death: An Easy Rawlins Mystery - Walter Mosley, Michael Boatman
A Dangerous Mourning - Davina Porter, Anne Perry
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"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea." ― Robert A. Heinlein

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More Musical Fireworks, courtesy of Bonn Opera: "Benvenuto Cellini" by Hector Berlioz

Laugh-out-loud funny and starring my new favorite tenor, Mirko Roschkowski, in the title role.


We have opening night season tickets, but I unfortunately missed this when it premiered in November -- so when my mom and the friend of hers who went with her in my stead said I absolutely had to see this, too, we decided to get tickets again ... and I'm so glad we did!


(And, yes, I am on a roll this holiday season ... :) )