Tuesday, October 09, 2018

More books filled with words


Christmas Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke.  Author bio says Fluke grew up in a rural Minnesota town. I feel like I should look that up. I wonder if she ever met John Sandford. Or Anthony Neil Smith.

The Dead Ringer by M.C. Beaton. I thought M.C. Beaton was a pen name. Maybe not. This is the umpteenth mystery featuring Agatha Raisin.

Alaskan Holiday by Debbie Macomber. Christmas romance set in Alaska. Cover painting includes three puppies. Woof. Woof-woof.

An Easy Death by Charlaine Harris. The cover is just plain silly. Slim woman in sleeveless shirt and cowboy hat is wearing a fancy gunfighter belt and holsters and doing a gratuitous pistol pose. Lightning strikes in the rural background.

Winters in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand. Cover is a white sand beach and swimsuited woman in a ig straw hat. But, what if someone's paradise is a blizzard?


Aunt Laura's Attic: short biographies of famous people you never heard of by Lahna Anhalt.

Monday, October 08, 2018

Take a look. It's inside a book.


Blood Communion: a tale of Prince Lestat: the Vampire Chronicles by Anne Rice. I remember when the the film version of Interview With A Vampire came out in 1994 and a bunch of people at the movie theater were dressed up. That movie was not all that great.

A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult. Picoult sure sells a lot of books. She writes a lot of books, too. The inside cover lists 25 novels. Picoult lives in New Hampshire. I wonder if she has met Archer Mayor over in Vermont. Wait, did I get married in Vermont or New Hampshire? They are basically the same thing. I think it was New Hampshire.

Rise of the Mystics by Ted Dekker. Something about prophecies, ancient seals, quests, world in darkness. I wonder if anyone has written a fantasy novel about "ancient seals" and the characters discover they are animal seals.

Virgil Wander by Leif Enger. Enger wrote Peace Like A River. I never read that book.

Woods By Wausua