Thursday, May 22, 2008

Eight Large Print

Large Print Fiction

Certain Girls by Jennifer Weiner. Woman's fictionalized bestseller from years ago causes trouble when her daughter discovers the story.

Simply Perfect by Mary Balogh. Romance.

Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris. "Characters cope with a business downturn through gossip, secret romance, elaborate pranks, and increasingly frequent coffee breaks."

Lost Souls by Lisa Jackson. Kristi survives a serial killer twice and has become fascinated with them. She investigates missing girls from All Saints College.

Genius by Jesse Kellerman. Victor Cracke disappears and leaves behind an amazing collection of personal art. A gallery owner hosts a "wildly successful show" and finds that the elderly Cracke's work may be evidence of past crimes. I think that sounds like a neat concept. Does the Kellerman kid wear eye makeup like his dad does?

Death Dealer by Heather Graham. Someone is killing people following the stories of Edgar Allen Poe. Genevieve's mother may be next and she gets help from P.I. Joe Connolly who can speak to the dead.

A Prisoner of Birth by Jeffrey Archer. Prisoner of birth my butt, Archer. You were a prisoner of perjury.

Large Print NonFiction

Little Heathens: hard times and high spirits on an Iowa farm during the Great Depression by Mildred Armstrong Kalish.

Nothing For Me: AudioBooks and Fiction


Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri. "Eight stories that take us from Cambridge and Seattle to India and Thailand." Pulitzer Prize winning author.

Sundays at Tiffany's by James Patterson. Dreck. Girl has imaginary friend leave when she is nine years old and then he comes back in real life when she is thirty.

Santa Fe Dead by Stuart Woods. Santa Fe trial lawyer testifies as a witness against ex-wife and she makes his life miserable.


Shadow of Power by Steve Martini. Attorney Paul Madriani defends murderer in a case with a secret about the Supreme Court, the Constitution, and a letter from Thomas Jefferson.

Blood Noir by Laurell K. Hamilton. Another one of those "vampire hunter" novels. I was wondering if this was one of those sex and vampire novels. I randomly opened the book and came to the beginning of Chapter 3. The first paragraph ended any doubt.

Blue Smoke and Murder by Elizabeth Lowell. I don't know what the deal is with this one. I tried reading the inside flap and it was complete nonsense.


Bryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors by Bill Bryson. "One of the English language's most skilled writers...guides us all toward precise, mistake-free usage."

Country Ways and Country Days by Jerry Apps. Photos and comments

Door County's Emerald Treasure: a history of Peninsula State Park by William H. Tishler.