Category Archives: Books

Zero Day by David Baldacci

Zero Day by David Baldacci, 2011; $27.99; 436 pages; Grand Central Publishing, New York, NY; 978-0446-57301-6; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Midland; 9/10/17-9/14/17 Why did I read this?  I had picked up the newest book in the series while Ruth Ann was in a fabric store and I was without a book.  I had read […]

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid; 2017; $26.00; 231 pages; Riverhead Books, New York, NY; 978-0-7352-1217-6; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Gresham; 9/7/17-9/10/17 Why did I read this?  It was recommended by someone and it turns out that it will be the Everybody Reads book for next year. Two young people in an anonymous Middle Eastern country, […]

Enduring Courage by John F. Ross

Enduring Courage, Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed by John F. Ross; 2014; $27.99; 375 pages; St. Martin’s Press, New York, NY; 978-1-250-03377-2; purchased from Multnomah County Library, Title Wave Used Bookstore; 9/2/17-9/7/17 Why did I read this?  Because Eddie Rickenbacker was one of my first heroes growing up and […]

Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King & Richard Chizmar

Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King & Richard Chizmar; 2017; $25.00; 171 pages; Cemetery Dance Publications, Forest Hill, MD; 978-1-58767-610-9; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Central; 9/2/17-9/2/17. Castle Rock is the scene of another eerie adventure.  Gwendy is given a box that dispenses chocolate animals that curb your appetite and much more.  It also dispenses mint […]

Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips

Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips; 2017; $25.00; 275 pages; Viking, New York, NY; 978-0-7352-2427-8; checked out from Multnomah County Library; Hillsdale; 8/3/017-9/2/17 Why did I read this?  Because I read a good review of it. Joan and her four year old son Lincoln, are visiting the local zoo when they hear gunshots.  Several teenagers want to […]

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