Newsletter - 2014 Bumsted Picks - Jack's Pick Newsletter - 2014 Bumsted Picks - Jack's Pick
Tuesday Dec 02 2014
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Jack

This is our 5th year of selecting our picks for 2014, and it?s just as hard as picking your favourite Bumsted! Still, here's what we particularly loved this year. We hope you'll give them a try and come and tell us about your favourite book this year!

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Newsletter - A Trio of Murderous Manitobans by Jack Newsletter - A Trio of Murderous Manitobans by Jack
Tuesday Dec 02 2014
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Jack

Just in time for Christmas, Manitoba's most (in)famous murderers!

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Events in November Events in November
Friday Nov 07 2014
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

Check out our amazing events in Nomvember!

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Newsletter - What I'm Reading by Sian Newsletter - What I'm Reading by Sian
Thursday Oct 02 2014
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I took a newsletter off from writing because I must admit I was in a bit of a Historical Romance moment and wasn?t doing a lot of Mystery reading. But I?m back on track with lots to tell you about!

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Newsletter - Holiday Shopping and Webstore
Thursday Oct 02 2014
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by Whodunit

We don?t want to jinx the weather, but as the calendar flips to October, attention turns from Back to School to Halloween and then, inevitably, to Christmas.

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Newsletter - TV Mysteries by Wendy Newsletter - TV Mysteries by Wendy
Thursday Oct 02 2014
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Wendy

Were others as confused as I was by the promos for the new Global series ?Gracepoint?? Recognizing David Tennant as the lead detective, for a while I thought that Global were showing the British series ?Broadchurch?.

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Newsletter - Quick Reviews by Wendy Newsletter - Quick Reviews by Wendy
Thursday Oct 02 2014
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

Faye Kellerman, Murder 101, TP $21.99
In the latest Peter Decker/Rhina Lazarus novel. The couple have left LA and moved to Upper New York State. Decker has retired from the LPAD and taken a position in the Police Department of a small college town. They have moved to the east coast to...

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Newsletter - Whodunit Authors Newsletter - Whodunit Authors
Thursday Oct 02 2014
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by Whodunit

Whodunit is pleased to announce that this fall has seen the publication of books of crime fiction by two of its regular customers.

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Newsletter - SPY FICTION IN THE POST-COLD WAR ERA BY JACK Newsletter - SPY FICTION IN THE POST-COLD WAR ERA BY JACK
Thursday Oct 02 2014
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Jack

The Cold War never officially ended. Unofficially, it probably was finally terminated around late 1991, when the Soviet Union blew itself up and dissolved into its component republics.

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CATHERINE MACDONALD EVENT, SUNDAY DECEMBER 7th CATHERINE MACDONALD EVENT, SUNDAY DECEMBER 7th
Thursday Oct 02 2014
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

Sunday, December 7th ? Catherine Macdonald Event

At 3pm, Catherine Macdonald will be reading from her new book Put on the Armour of Light followed by a signing. Refreshments will, of course, be served.

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USED BOOK UPDATE - 10/02/14
Thursday Oct 02 2014
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

The numbers are in and we officially have more than 15,000 books in the store. As a result we will not be buying any used books from anyone for the near future. Thank you for your understanding

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Review - An Event in Autumn by Henning Mankell Review - An Event in Autumn by Henning Mankell
Sunday Aug 17 2014
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Jack

In 2004 a Dutch company decided on a give-away. With every purchase of a crime novel, the buyer would get one free. The Swedish author Henning Mankell was commissioned to write the freebie. He produced a short book featuring his famous detective Kurt Wallender, its length halfway between a novella and...

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Newsletter - Mystery Reading Club - 2015/2015 Picks Newsletter - Mystery Reading Club - 2015/2015 Picks
Tuesday Aug 05 2014
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by Jack

The first autumn meeting will be on Tuesday, September 30th.

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Newsletter - Peter May by Jack Newsletter - Peter May by Jack
Tuesday Aug 05 2014
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by Jack

The Outer Hebridean Isle of Lewis and Isle of Harris, although referred to independently, are actually part of one long narrow island, separated almost totally by a rugged range of mountains.

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Newsletter - Thomas Rendall Curran by Michael
Tuesday Aug 05 2014
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by Michael

Most of you will have either heard, or read, about the saga of Thomas Rendall Curran and the Eric Stride series: how Undertow, which everyone loves, and has sold furiously, is still in print, as is Death of a Lesser Man the third book in the series.

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Newsletter - Manitoba Words and Phrases by Jack
Tuesday Aug 05 2014
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by Jack

(EDITOR?S NOTE: Everyone deserves a summer vacation, even booksellers, so Jack has put his historian hat on this month for some lighter cottage reading.)

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Newsletter - Fall Events
Tuesday Aug 05 2014
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

Sunday September 14th at 3pm, Sunday November 9th at 2pm and 4pm, Sometime later this fall

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Review: The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith Review: The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith
Tuesday Jul 15 2014
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Jack

By now every crime fiction fan knows the story of J. K. Rowling?s venture into the genre. She published one cosy novel under her own name, respectfully reviewed, than published another under a pseudonym that was much more enthusiastically received.

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The Glenn Miller Story
Tuesday Jul 15 2014
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Jack

Sometimes real-life mysteries can be more fascinating and intricate than those developed in the twisted brains of crime fiction writers. The world was fascinated for weeks by the disappearance of the Malaysian Airlines airplane, for example, and we still have no resolution.

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May Bestsellers May Bestsellers
Friday Jun 13 2014
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Whodunit

It's going to be a rainy weekend, so that means it is time to stock up on books! Here is what your fellow customers were buying last month.
Mass Market Victoria Thompson, Murder in Chelsea Diana Mott Davidson, Whole Enchilada,The Jenn McKinley, Death of a Mad Hatter Carolyn Hart, Dead, White, And Blue John...

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Newsletter - Mysteries on Television by Wendy Newsletter - Mysteries on Television by Wendy
Monday Jun 02 2014
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Wendy

Masterpiece Mystery starts its Summer 2014 season on Sunday, June 15th. The first series is a two part legal thriller called ‘The Escape Artist’. The leading character, a defence lawyer, is played by David Tennant who was in ‘Broadchurch’ (and of course ‘Dr. Who’).
The second series is the second season of...

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Newsletter - What I'm Reading by Sian Newsletter - What I'm Reading by Sian
Monday Jun 02 2014
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Sian

I?m afraid that I must confess my reading over the last few months has entailed historical romance, urban fantasy, and series that are now largely out of print. That said, a quick scan of the lists for the summer reveal some things to look forward to.

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Newsletter - Summer Reading by Wendy Newsletter - Summer Reading by Wendy
Monday Jun 02 2014
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by Wendy

Summer reading means a return to old favourites and trying out new authors.

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Newsletter - Recent Writing for Kids and Young Adults by Jack Newsletter - Recent Writing for Kids and Young Adults by Jack
Monday Jun 02 2014
Posted in: News-Bulletin

by Jack

When I was a kid, many thousands of years ago, I carefully saved my pennies. When I had twenty-five of them, I would take myself to the local Woolworth?s store and buy another Hardy Boys book in its dun-coloured hard cover.

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Review: The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules Review: The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules
Tuesday Apr 29 2014
Posted in: Staff-Picks-and-Reviews

by Jack

Whodunit? has a substantial number of customers who qualify as senior citizens, and we suspect that seniors constitute a fair percentage of the overall audience for crime fiction. Nevertheless, older folk do not often feature ? at least as protagonists -- in the books that we have on display in the...

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