Thursday, February 25, 2021

Plot It Yourself, by Rex Stout

  • Title:  Plot It Yourself
  • Author:  Rex Stout
  • Borrowed from Fairfax County, VA Public Library Audiobook
  • Started: 2/20/2021
  • Finished: 2/24/2021
Another enjoyable Nero Wolf mystery.

Sunday, February 14, 2021

Looking for Rachel Wallace, by Robert B Parker

Title: Looking for Rachel Wallace
Author: Robert B Parker
Borrowed from Worcester County MD Public Library Kindle Edition
Started: 2/9/2021
Finished: 2/13/2021

I think this is my favorite Spenser novel.  Was in the mood for a familiar read so went this this one, again. 

Friday, February 12, 2021

Murder by the Book, by Rex Stout

Title: Murder by the Book
Author: Rex Stout
Borrowed from DC Public Library Audiobook
Started: 2/8/20201
Finished: 2/12/2021

Another fun, comfortable, Nero Wolfe book re-read. 

Saturday, February 6, 2021

The Doorbell Rang, by Rex Stout

Title: The Doorbell Rang
Author: Rex Stout
Borrowed from DC public library audiobook
Started: 2/2/2021
Finished: 2/6/2021

Re-reading of a great Nero Wolfe book, takes on the fbi.  Hoover shows up at the end and isn't let in the house.  Good stuff.  

Monday, February 1, 2021

Conviction, by Denise Mina

Title: Conviction
Author: Denise Mina
Borrowed from Worcester County MD Public Library Audiobook
Started: 1/20/2021
Finished: 1/31/2021


Boon club selection, I liked it. 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tangerine, by Christine Mangan

Title: Tangerine
Author: Christine Mangan
Borrowed from Fairfax County VA Public Library Audiobook
Started: 1/20/2021
Finished: 1/26/2021

Book club book, didn't care for this one.  

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Fer-De-Lance, by Rex Stout

Title: Fer-De-Lance
Author: Rex Stout
Borrowed from DC Public Library Audiobook
Started: 1/15/2021
Finished: 1/19/2021

First Nero Wolfe book, read it before but needed and easy and fun distraction. And I hadn't read it for a long time. A decade maybe. Still enjoyable. 

Sunday, January 17, 2021

Alex, by Pierre Lemaitre

Title: Alex
Author: Pierre Lemaitre
Borrowed from Fairfax County VA Public Library Audiobook
Started:  1/3/2021
Finished: 1/17/2021

Book club book (my choice), this one is tough, lots of really bad things happening, hard to read some of this violence. 

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, by Haruki Murakami

Title: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
Author: Haruki Murakami
Borrowed in paperback from Little Free Library
Started: 1/3/2021
Finished: 1/15/2021

Read this one slowly, really enjoyed it, nice to digest a couple of chapters a night.  

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Something That May Shock and Discredit You,by Daniel Lavery

Title: Something That May Shock and Discredit You
Author: Daniel Lavery
Purchased from Amazon Kindle Edition
Started: 1/2/2021
Finished: 1/6/2021

Book club selection, didn't enjoy it. Disjointed and not for me.  Seemed like he was going for a David Sedaris thing, but it didn't work for me at all. 

Saturday, January 2, 2021

The Italian Secretary, by Caleb Carr

Title: The Italian Secretary
Author: Caleb Carr
Hardback from Little Free Library
Started: 1/1/2021
Finished: 1/2/2021

First book of the new year, enjoyable Holmes pastiche.