Yearly Archives: 2017

First Words

“The tower, which was not supposed to be there, plunges into the earth in a place just before the black pine forest begins to give way to swamp and then the reeds and wind-gnarled trees of the marsh flats.” Annihilation Jeff VanderMeer Read more

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