New on the Shelves

Another title from my personal library – impulse buys, book fair buys, and things I have accumulated along the way. Golden State by Michelle Richmond:   The state of California votes on secession in the wake of a divisive presidential election in this gripping, prescient novel of marriage, family, and social upheaval set in modern-day San Francisco.  Doctor Julie Walker, a… Read more

New on the Shelves

I bought a stack of horror novels a while back and this one looks really good! Goat Dance by Douglas Clegg: From Douglas Clegg, award-winning author of The Hour Before Dark and The Abandoned, comes a novel of unimaginable terror and heart-pounding suspense. What secrets lie within the ancient place known as the Goat Dance? A Haunted Lake . . .… Read more

New on the Shelves

Great food and great reading – should be a great combination! Blue Rare by Daniel Anderson: Blue Rare is the tale of celebrity chef, Mary Carver: rough around the edges and with a penchant for self-destruction that has her on the verge of financial collapse.It’s also the story of a Texan father and son who hunt more than just big game… a… Read more

First Words

“Somewhere in la Mancha, in a place whose name I do not care to remember, a gentleman lived not long ago, one of those who has a lance and ancient shield on a shelf and keeps a skinny nag and a greyhound for racing.” Don Quixote Miguel de Cervantes Read more

New on the Shelves

Looking forward to reading this one, especially considering today’s political climate: In the Company by Grace Bonney “I want to rip out every page of this glorious book and hang them on my wall so that I can be surrounded by these incredible women all day long.” —Emma Straub, New York Times bestselling author of The Vacationers and Modern Lovers Over 100 exceptional and influential women… Read more

New on the Shelves: Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero

Heard about this one on NPR and couldn’t resist: Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero SUMMER 1977. The Blyton Summer Detective Club (of Blyton Hills, a small mining town in Oregon’s Zoinx River Valley) solved their final mystery and unmasked the elusive Sleepy Lake monster—another low-life fortune hunter trying to get his dirty hands on the legendary riches hidden in Deboën Mansion.… Read more