Thursday, July 11, 2019

More More More (Nonsense)


The Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire Lombardo. Lombardo grew up in Northern Illinois. Doesn't say where she lives now. Let me try and find out...  her website says she lives in Iowa City. You know who else lives in Iowa? That's right, Max Allan Collins. According to the Internet Box Collins lives only 36 miles from Iowa City.

Cari Mora by Thomas Harris. I've enjoyed Harris's novels but have not read one in quite a while. I don't much care where Harris lives. Probably in a house. Maybe an apartment. Or a condo.

The Sentence is Death by Anthony Horowitz. This is the same Horowitz who writes a ton of Young Adult fiction. I don't know where Horowitz lives so I am going to pretend he lives in a $1,000,000 RV and travels the country.

Dead Big Dawg by Victoria Houston. Houston lives up in Bayfield or Superior or something. She drives around for author visits, too. 

Under Currents by Nora Roberts. Does Roberts write all her own books anymore? I've read that Roberts is great at suing people who try to steal or plagiarize her work. That is good, you have to protect your copyright and go after thieves.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Two Novels and the Library Director Rambles On


Almost Midnight by Paul Doiron. How do you pronounce that name?  Doiron lives in Maine and is a "Registered Maine Guide". I recall reading a few years ago how that certification was being reconsidered. That the application would do away with several requirements and allow people to apply and be approved by mail. The concern was that being a Registered Maine Guide is a big deal. The title means the person is experience and knowledgeable. I have such a difficult time correctly spelling knowledgeable.

Sophia, Princess Among the Beasts by James Patterson Literary Industries and Emily Raymond. Raymond lives in Portland and did a couple other books with Patterson. That's about all the dustcover says about her. Here, let me look her up on the Computer Box... well, no author page comes up. Or Twitter. Or Facebook. Raymong Feist is on Facebook though. We only have one of his novels here.