New Books

coyote

New on the Shelves…

I received a copy of this from the author, and while I don’t know that I will have time to review it in the near future, I always love sharing new books with you! So check out Coyote by Bran Gustafson: Coyote is a hard-hitting noir and modern western, best enjoyed in a cheap roadside motel or in the corner booth… Read more

dark

New on the Shelves

This is getting some great blurbs from some of my favorite authors – Dark Matter by Blake Crouch: “Are you happy with your life?” Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious. Before he awakens to find himself strapped to a gurney, surrounded by strangers in hazmat suits. Before a man Jason’s never met smiles… Read more

ground

New on the Shelves

I found a cookbook in a box of books that I didn’t even know I had! It looks like it might have some great recipes – From the Ground Up by James Villas: A world tour of beloved ground meat recipes from award-winning author James Villas Ground meats are easily affordable and amazingly versatile—and common in almost every cuisine. Ground beef, pork,… Read more

rare

New on the Shelves…

I always love seeing a package from Harper Collins in the mailbox! This is going to be another great read – Rare Objects by Kathleen Tessaro: In Depression-era Boston, a city divided by privilege and poverty, two unlikely friends are bound by a dangerous secret in this mesmerizing work of historical fiction from the New York Times bestselling author of The Perfume… Read more

delta

New on the Shelves…

This is one that should be really interesting – Delta Lady: A Memoir by Rita Coolidge The two-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter bares her heart and soul in this intimate memoir, a story of music, stardom, love, family, heritage, and resilience. She inspired songs—Leon Russell wrote “A Song for You” and “Delta Lady” for her, Stephen Stills wrote “Cherokee.” She co-wrote… Read more

lovecraft

New on the Shelves…

Here’s one I found on my Kindle that I am really enjoying, Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff: The critically acclaimed cult novelist makes visceral the terrors of life in Jim Crow America and its lingering effects in this brilliant and wondrous work of the imagination that melds historical fiction, pulp noir, and Lovecraftian horror and fantasy. Chicago, 1954. When his father Montrose… Read more

genius

New on the Shelves…

Another promising title that showed up while I was gone, A Man of Genius by Janet Todd: A Man of Genius portrays a psychological journey from safety into obsession and secrecy. It mirrors a physical passage from flamboyant Regency England through a Europe conquered by Napoleon. Ann, a successful writer of cheap Gothic novels, becomes obsessed with Robert James, regarded by many,… Read more

fine line

New on the Shelves…

I’ve been out of town and some new books showed up while I was gone! First up, Gianrico Carofiglio’s A Fine Line: When Judge Larocca is accused of corruption, Guido Guerrieri goes against his better instincts and takes the case. Helped by Annapaola Doria, a motorbike-riding bisexual private detective who keeps a baseball bat on hand for sticky situations, he discovers that… Read more

eight

New on the Shelves…

Waiting for me on my Kindle, The Eight by Katherine Neville: Computer expert Cat Velis is heading for a job to Algeria. Before she goes, a mysterious fortune teller warns her of danger, and an antique dealer asks her to search for pieces to a valuable chess set that has been missing for years…In the South of France in 1790 two… Read more

lazaretto

New on the Shelves…

Another new book! I swear, I will get caught up on these eventually. Today is Lazaretto by Diane McKinney-Whetstone: Isolated on an island where two rivers meet, the Lazaretto quarantine hospital is the first stop for immigrants who wish to begin new lives in Philadelphia. The Lazaretto’s black live-in staff forge a strong social community, and when one of them receives… Read more