Event Announcement: C.C. Benison Event Announcement: C.C. Benison
Wednesday Oct 02 2013
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by Whodunit

On the afternoon of Sunday, December 8th we will be celebrating the publication of C.C. Benison?s third Father Christmas mystery, Ten Lords a Leaping, at Whodunit? Mystery Bookstore.

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BACK IN STOCK: Brunetti's Cookbook by Roberta Pianaro and Donna Leon BACK IN STOCK: Brunetti's Cookbook by Roberta Pianaro and Donna Leon
Wednesday Aug 14 2013
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by Jack

One of the most popular hardcover books in our store over the past couple of years has been a non-fiction item entitled Brunetti?s Cookbook. We initially ordered a copy as a novelty item, and to our surprise, have had difficulty in keeping it in stock.

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Review: The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith Review: The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
Wednesday Aug 14 2013
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by Jack

We have all heard the sad story of the author J. K. Rowling. She became a multi-millionaire with her fantasy series starring Harry Potter. Then she wrote a best-selling crime novel, but wasn?t sure that her adoring public had really thought the book was any good.

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July Bestsellers July Bestsellers
Tuesday Aug 06 2013
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by Whodunit

July was a busy month! Here's what was popular. Anything you missed?

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Newsletter - What I'm Reading by Sian Newsletter - What I'm Reading by Sian
Tuesday Aug 06 2013
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by Sian

I?m sorry to say that a rough semester of school has me behind THREE books towards my goal of 100 books read in 2013, but I expect to catch up while I?m off this August.

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Newsletter - Customer Review - Red Moon Rising by Peter Moore Newsletter - Customer Review - Red Moon Rising by Peter Moore
Tuesday Aug 06 2013
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by Gemma Brooks Yates-Howorth

If you?re looking for an easy summer read in the paranormal genre, Red Moon Rising by Peter Moore might be the one. Then again, it might not. I think it is not the most interesting because it is derivative of almost every series I?ve read in this genre from the Twilight...

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Newsletter - Twentieth Century Berlin and Crime Fiction by Jack Newsletter - Twentieth Century Berlin and Crime Fiction by Jack
Tuesday Aug 06 2013
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by Jack

Perhaps no other city in the world has experienced such a tumultuous twentieth century, especially since 1918, than Berlin. Certainly no other city has served as the setting for so many crime novels. The period of the Weimar Republic was followed by twelve years of Nazi rule. The city was invaded...

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Newsletter - Event Announcement - Swallows and Amazons Evening Newsletter - Event Announcement - Swallows and Amazons Evening
Tuesday Aug 06 2013
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by Whodunit

One of the most pleasant surprises of 2013 for Whodunit has been the emergence of Arthur Ransome?s 1930 children?s novel Swallows and Amazons as a local best-seller.

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Newsletter - A Little Fall Sale
Tuesday Aug 06 2013
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by Whodunit

Readers of this Newsletter may have noticed the absence of our usual used book sale in August. Fear not, however, we have not totally forgotten you. In place of the August used sale, this year Whodunit will, on September 13th, 14th, and 15th, offer its customers 20 percent off all new...

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Newsletter - Summer Housekeeping
Tuesday Aug 06 2013
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by Whodunit

Just a reminder that the Whodunit Mystery Bookstore will be closed from Saturday, August 17th to Sunday, August 25th inclusive.

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Book Recommendations from Jack Book Recommendations from Jack
Tuesday Jul 02 2013
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by Jack

One of the most compelling of the current crop of crime fiction set in Asia is the series, now reaching book number 9, featuring Inspector Chen (now Chief Inspector Chen) of the Shanghai Police Department.

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June Bestsellers June Bestsellers
Tuesday Jul 02 2013
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by Whodunit

School is out for summer! Cottage bound? Staycation? Exciting trip planned? We've got books suitable for any occasion. Here's what your fellow customers have been enjoying.

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Newsletter - WHAT I'M READING BY SIAN Newsletter - WHAT I'M READING BY SIAN
Monday Jun 03 2013
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by Sian

I?m back to school, but I?m pleased to report my reading isn?t lagging behind as in the Fall. Goodreads tells me I?ve read 47 books this year, which puts me ahead of my goal to read 100 books in 2013.

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Newsletter - RECOMMENDED BY WENDY Newsletter - RECOMMENDED BY WENDY
Monday Jun 03 2013
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by Wendy

Choosing books for Whodunit? is not always a clear cut process.

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Newsletter - REVIEW: ANGEL: A MAXIMUM RIDE NOVEL by JAMES PATTERSON ? REVIEWED BY ALEX Newsletter - REVIEW: ANGEL: A MAXIMUM RIDE NOVEL by JAMES PATTERSON ? REVIEWED BY ALEX
Monday Jun 03 2013
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by Alex

Despite being written exclusively for young adults, I believe that Angel by James Patterson could be read and enjoyed by nearly any age.

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Newsletter - SUMMER READING THOUGHTS BY JACK Newsletter - SUMMER READING THOUGHTS BY JACK
Monday Jun 03 2013
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by Jack

As I write this, the weather outside is frightful and has been so for as long as I can remember. Like most Winnipeggers, my thoughts turn continually to summer, wondering whether we will ever get one, and then to fantasizing particularly about summer in exotic places.

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Newsletter - SUMMER HOURS AND AWARDS
Monday Jun 03 2013
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by Whodunit

Thank you so much for participating in our survey! We learned a lot about our customers and what they are looking for from us.

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Long Weekend Hours! Open Sunday!
Thursday May 16 2013
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

For the upcoming Victoria Day long weekend, we'll be open regular hours Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We will be closed Monday. Come visit and pick up some weekend reading!

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Want to sell us used books? Read this first!
Tuesday May 07 2013
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

We're currently suffering from an embarrassment of riches in terms of our used books. While we evaluate our stock to decide whether or not we need to create a 'No Buy' list, we would ask that you call (204-284-9100) or email (mystery@whodunitcanada.com) in advance before bringing in used books to sell...

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Jack's Picks Jack's Picks
Tuesday May 07 2013
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by Whodunit

One of the best kept secrets in modern crime fiction are the books of the French writer Fred Vargas.

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April Bestsellers April Bestsellers
Monday May 06 2013
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

Mass Market
1. Atherton, Nancy, Aunt Dimity and the Village Witch
2. Albert, Susan Witig, Cat's Claw
3. Cook, J.J., That Old Flame of Mine
4. Townsend, Kari Lee, Trouble in the Tarot
5. Kanon, Joseph, Prodigal Spy.
6. Blake, Heather, The Good, The Bad, And the Witchy
7. Ransom, Arthur, Swallows and Amazons
8. Abbott, Victoria, The...

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Newsletter: What I'm Reading by Sian Newsletter: What I'm Reading by Sian
Monday Apr 01 2013
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Sian

Easter might be about rebirth, but for me this spring has been a lot about re-reading old favourites.

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Newsletter: Victoria Abbott by Wendy Newsletter: Victoria Abbott by Wendy
Monday Apr 01 2013
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Wendy

You may have noticed right up there at the beginning of the most recent mass market volumes, a new author Victoria Abbot. The title of this book is The Christie Curse and the second in the series The Sayers Swindle will be coming in December, 2013.

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Newsletter: Review: Etiquette and Espionage by Gaill Carriger Newsletter: Review: Etiquette and Espionage by Gaill Carriger
Monday Apr 01 2013
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Alex

14 year old Sophronia Temminnick is a lively tomboy who prefers dismantling clocks and playing pranks over etiquette, which is the most important thing in her household.

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Newsletter: New in Trade Paperback by Jack Newsletter: New in Trade Paperback by Jack
Monday Apr 01 2013
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by Jack

This month I thought I would take a look at some of the recent books on our trade paperback shelves.

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