Small House of Everything

Small House of Everything

Monday, December 15, 2014


  • Patricia Briggs, Moon Called.  Fantasy novel, fifth in a series about Mercy Thompson, werewolf and auto mechanic.
  • Charles Bukowski, Septuagenarian Stew:  Stories and Poems.  Collection of 20 stories and 79 poems from the cult literary figure.
  • Trudi Carnavan, The Magicians' Guild, The Novice, and The High Lord.  Fantasy, The Black Magician trilogy.
  • Lee Child, A Wanted Man.  Thriller.  Jack Reacher hitchhikes a ride to murder and conspiracy.
  • Troy Denning, The Verdant Passage.  Gaming (Dark Sun) tie-in novel.
  • P. N. Elrod, editor, My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding.  Paranormal romance anthology with nine stories.
  • Alan Furst, The World at Night.  Spy novel.
  • Sharon Green, The Far Side of Forever.  Fantasy.
  • Carolyn Hart, Dare to Die.  A Death On Demand mystery.
  • Mo Hayder, Pig Island.  Thriller.  Is there Satanism on this remote Scottish isle?
  • Gregg Hurwitz, Do No Harm.  Thriller.  Murder at the UCLA Medical Center.
  • Nathan F. Leopold, Jr., Life Plus 99 Years.  Autobiography covering Leopold's prison life.  Yes, this is the Leopold from the famous Leopold-Loeb murder case.  Leopold and Loeb, then eighteen and nineteen, murdered fourteen-year-old Bobby Franks as a so-called intellectual exercise.  The case became a national sensation and was called at the time "the crime of the century."  There's also a 13-page introduction by Erle Stanley Gardner.
  • Jeff Mariotte, Witch Season:  Summer & Fall.  Omnibus of the first two YA fantasy novels in the quartet.
  • Ridley Pearson, Parallel Lies.  Thriller.  A disgraced ex-cop versus a suspected terrorist.  With trains.
  • Don Samson, editor, Teen-Age Aviation Stories.  Anthology of 18 YA flying stories.  I grabbed this one because it contained two stories by Richard Sale.
  • Thomas E. Sniegoski, The Fallen.  YA fantasy.  Evidently it was made into an ABC Family original movie.  Never saw it.
  • Julia Spencer-Fleming, To Darkness and To Death.  A Claire Fergusson/Russ van Alstyne mystery.

1 comment:

  1. Reading JUST KIDS by Patti Smith. And the new Alice Munro collection.