Wednesday, June 27, 2018

News of the World, by Paulette Jiles

  • Title:  News of the World
  • Author:  Paulette Jiles
  • Borrowed from DC Public Library (Kindle Edition)
  • Started:  6/24/2018
  • Finished:  6/27/2018
This was a recommendation by a former colleague and I loved it.

Sunday, June 24, 2018

City of Thieves, by David Benioff

Title: City of Thieves
Author: David Benioff
Borrowed from my wife (paperback)
Started: 6/23/2018
Finished: 6/24/2018

My wife read this one and loved it, wanted me to read it. I loved it as well, and not just because of my wife's recommendation.  Really an enjoyable book. 

Saturday, June 23, 2018

The Haunted, by Bently Little

Title: The Haunted
Author: Bently Little
Borrowed from Hoopla Digital via Worcester County Public Library, MD
Started: 6/14/2018
Finished: 6/23/2018

Wanted a haunted house book and took a chance on this one. Pretty terrible. 

The Trespasser, by Tana French

Title: The Trespasser
Author: Tana French
Borrowed from The Little Library in Ocean City, MD Northside Park (print)
Started: 6/14/2018
Finished: 6/23/2018

Enjoyable Dublin Murder Squad book. 

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Dead Man's Walk, by Larry McMurtry

  • Title:  Dead Man's Walk
  • Author:  Larry McMurtry
  • Borrowed from Fairfax County Public Library Audiobook
  • Started: 6/10/2008
  • Finished: 6/12/2008
I kept wanting to like this one, and it wasn't terrible, but it was really only interesting because of original, Lonesome Dove. Overall a disappointment. 

Sunday, June 10, 2018

The Rubber Band, by Rex Stout

Title: The Rubber Band
Author: Rex Stout
Borrowed from DC Public Library Kindle Edition
Started: 6/4/2018
Finished: 6/10/2018

Early Nero Wolfe book, only so-so. 

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Outfoxed, by David Rosenfelt

Title: Outfoxed
Author: David Rosenfelt
Borrowed from DC Public Library Audiobook
Started: 6/6/2018
Finished: 6/9/2018

I think this is the last of the Andy Carpenter books.  Not as funny as some, though I still laughed out loud a few times. 

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Mr. Majestyk, by Elmore Leonard

Title: Mr. Majestyk
Author:  Elmore Leonard
Borrowed from Hoopla Digital via Worcester County Public Library, MD, Audiobook
Started: 6/3/2018
Finished:  6/5/2018


Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Andy Warhol was a Hoarder, by Claudia Kalb

  • Title:  Andy Warhol was a Hoarder
  • Author:  Claudia Kalb
  • Borrowed from Worcester, MD Public Library (Kindle Edition)
  • Started: 6/2/2018
  • Finished: 6/3/2018
Book club book so I won't say much here.  I didn't like this much, honestly barely paid attention, skipped a lot of pages, not my thing.

Sunday, June 3, 2018

The Big Sky, by A.B. Guthrie Jr

Title:. The Big Sky
Author: A.B. Guthrie Jr
Borrowed from Hoopla Digital via Worcester County Public Library, MD, 
Started: 5/30/2018
Finished: 6/3/2018

What a great book, ending is somewhat abrupt, otherwise I found it spellbinding.