Friday, April 13, 2018

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Audiobooks on CD

Educated by Tara Westover. Girl from a survivalist family enters her first classroom as a seventeen-year-ol. She studied at home to take the ACT and attend college and eventually graduated from Harvard and Cambridge.

The Cutting Edge by Jeffery Deaver. Chills and thrills that pay Deaver's bills.

I'll Be Gone in the Dark: one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara. This is supposed to be excellent. McNamara researched the serial rapist and killer who was active from 1976 to 1986.


Go Ask Fannie by Elisabeth Hyde.  A bunch of flowers and a farm house on the cover. She wrote The Abortionist's Daughter which was very popular.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Only Mirror: Garfield Scratch in the Dark


I'll Be Gone in the Dark: one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara. The famed true crime writer's last book before her untimely death. Golden State Killer is both a serial rapist and killer suspected of 50+rapes and 10 murders from 1976 to 1986.

Garfield Fat Cat 3-Pack: volume 19 by Jim Davis. Local children LOOOOOVE Garfield books. We have several of these collection.

Easy Soups From Scratch with Quick Breads to Match by Ivy Manning. Fancy pictures of food and recipes so you can make the items. Page 89 says, "Cover the mussels with a wet paper towel and set them aside in the refrigerator while preparing the broth."

Computer Coding With JavaScript Handbook by DK Workbooks. Page 23 says, "[unable to show quote because html-friendly codes from the book will not show in Blogger.]"


Shattered Mirror by Iris Johansen. Ms Johansen has the same author photo as the last few books she wrote. This is the 21st book in the Eve Duncan series. 21. That is a lot of novel writing.

The Fallen by David Baldacci. Is this one of those hit man books? Let me check... doesn't look like it. Amos Decker suffered a head injury and now remembers everything. Kinda like Marilu Henner - but without a bonk on the head.

The Only Story by Julian Barnes. I'm not sure if I ever read a book by Barnes. His name is certainly familiar. Let me check... oh, okay, I read A Sense of an Ending.

AudioBooks on CD 

Beartown by Fredrik Backman. Small town junior hockey team is really good and playing in a national semi-final. The town puts big pressure on the athletes.

The End of Summer by Rosamunde Pilcher. Romance with American returning to her childhood home in Scotland.

Travel As A Political Act: how to leave your baggage behind by Rick Steves. "Steves considers the new political reality and why travel has never been more relevant.

Death at Nuremberg by WEB Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV. Shoot'em up in Europe after WWII.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

4/10 Releases, Double Abbotts, and Other Things.

Fictional Fictionizing Releasing Today

The Sixth Day by Catherine Coulter and JT Ellison. JT Ellison sounds familiar but I think I am confusing her name with that of an actor. Ellison lives in Nashville. A library customer spoke about his recent trip to Nashville and how much he enjoyed the live music venues.

Twenty-One Days by Anne Perry. New series featuring the son of Perry's Pitt characters.

Shoot First by Stuart Woods. Yet another book by Woods. Or maybe by "Woods" because I suspect a ghost writer.

The Cutting Edge by Jeffery Deaver. Deaver has a beard and a massive backlist; I count 48 titles including books he edited.


Normandy Gold by Megan Abbott and Alison Gaylin. Comic book crime novel by Abbott and Gaylin. Sheriff Normandy Gold investigates the murder of her sister.

I Bring Sorrow: and other stories of transgression by Patricia Abbott. Other Abbott's most recent short story collection.

Other Fictional Fictions for Fictional Fictionizers

After Anna by Lisa Scottoline. Scottoline is a Big Deal Author. Tragedy and murder when a woman's long lost daughter returns, is murdered, and the woman's husband is suspected.

The Last Stand by Mickey Spillane. The last completed novel by Mickey Spillane. Spillane's literary estate has been managed by Max Alan Collins who held this novel back until Spillane's 100th birthday. And hey, look, it's not a Mike Hammer novel. That is kinda cool.

Spider-Man/Deadpool by Joe Kelly and Ed McGuinness. Spider-man and Deadpool punch and kick bad guys.

Deadpool by Posehn and Duggan: the complete collection: volume 2 by Brian Posehn and Gerry Duggan.  Deadpool punches, kicks, shoots, and stabs people.

Marvelous Misadventures of Ingrid Winter by JS Drangsholt.