Tag Archives: Grade B

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, […]

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 […]

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett; 2016; $27.99; 322 pages; Harper, New York, NY; 978-0-06-2491794; purchased from Multnomah County Library, Title Wave Used Bookstore; 8/13/17-8/18/17 Why did I read this?  Because it is the September selection of the Corner Reading Society. An affair leads to two blended families on opposite coasts of the United States.  There is no animosity […]

Clear by Fire by Joshua Hood

Clear by Fire, A Search and Destroy Thriller by Joshua Hood; 2015; $26.00; 339 pages; Touchstone, New York, NY; 978-1-5011-0571-5; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Northwest; 7/29/17-8/2/17 Why did I read this?  I read somewhere that this was comparable to the Brad Thor and Vince Flynn books so I decided to try the series.  This […]

Trust No One by Paul Cleave

Trust No One by Paul Cleave; 2015; $26.00; 342 pages; Atria Books, New York, NY; 978-1-4767-7917-1; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Rockwood; 7/22/17-7/29/17 Why did I read this? A coworker was reading it and knew I read mysteries and asked if I read it.  He wanted to talk about it, so I read it. Mystery writer […]

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