I haven’t done one of these posts in a while, but I promise not to drown you in the deluge of new books this fall has brought to my door. It mainly came to mind because, as so often happens, when it rains, it pours. I have had a number of audiobooks on hold at the library and since they were newer releases, nothing was immediately available. I happened upon a copy of The Book Thief – 11 cds long! – so I started that one on Monday. Tuesday morning, I got an email that one of my library holds was in. Of course. Tuesday afternoon I got another email; a second book had come in. By the time I made it to the library, 3 audiobooks were waiting for me! I can do a lot of listening while I knit this weekend!
Some of these books are from the library, as explained above, and some have been added to the permanent collection. But here’s some of what I’ve amassed in the last 2 weeks:
- The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
- The Glimmer Palace by Beatrice Colin
- Hollywood Crows: A Novel by Joseph Wambaugh
- The Lace Reader: A Novel by Bruonia Barry
- Badlands: A Novel of Suspense by Richard Montanari
- Peaceful Endings: The NOPOSAM Project by Michael K. Tucker
- American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon by Steven Rinella
- To Catch the Lightning: A Novel of American Dreaming by Alan Cheuse
- Ambrosia: About a Culture – An Investigation of Electronica Music and Party Culture by James Cummins
- Where am I Wearing: A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People that Make Our Clothes by Kelsey Tinnerman
- The Spanish Bow by Andromeda Romano-Lax
That’s quite a haul, don’t you think? That should also give you an idea about the reviews to be looking for over the next couple of months. I am especially looking forward to reading Badlands, because Richard Montanari is a local author and I met him at a book club a couple of years ago – I have enjoyed his books very much. Also Ambrosia is my first book for the Mini Book Expo, and I’m always excited about a new source of books. Likewise, The Spanish Bow is my most recent Early Reviewer title and the author has a fabulous name!
I can hardly wait to get started!