Review: The Cat Who Went Bananas

The Cat Who Went Bananas Book Review
2+ of 5 stars to The Cat Who Went Bananas, the 27th installment in the “Cat Who” cozy mystery series, written in 2004 by Lilian Jackson Braun. This was my least favorite of all the books in this series. It had the potential to be so much stronger, given it was about a rare book. But I think the publisher got caught up in the money, people loving the series and a rush to push it out the door. The ending was vague, the story was disconnected and the voice of several characters seemed to shift a little. That said, Qwill and the cats are always fun. It’s a nice and relaxing adventure when you jump into the town of Pickax and feel the cozy charm all around you… I’d love to visit the town, have coffee with a few characters. I think I might turn into Qwill in about 30 years… minus the cats. Love cats, but have dogs these days.

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  1. Unfortunately the rush to get a new book out does tend to disappoint the readers. Again, I have three or four of these on my bookshelf but not read any. Another series to finally get to,

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    • A lot here, about 30. The last few may have been written by a ghost writer, as the author was in her 90s. There are a few really good ones, but unless you love the entire setting and main characters, you probably don’t need to read them all. Good luck!

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