Tag Archives: Wordstock 2013

I would back a sequel

Crow in the Hollow by Brian W. Parker; 2013; $15.95; 290 pages; Inkwater Press, Portland, OR; 978-1-59299-968-2; Fiction; Purchased from the author at Wordstock, November 2013; 5/1/14-5/3/14 Suqata is the last of his tribe, and the last wordweaver.  He is taken into slavery by the colonists who have conquered the land, where he meets a older man who begins to […]

My assigned Panda is named Phil

The Theory of Everything by Kari Luna; 2013; $17.99; 310 pages; Philomel Books, New York, NY; 978-0-399-25626-4; Teen Fiction; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Rockwood;9/30-10/1 Why did I pick this up?  Because Kari Luna is going to be at Wordstock this weekend and I am scheduled to introduce her and Nancy Werlin on Sunday. What is the […]

Did you know there is an island in Lake Oswego?

Let Me Go? by Chelsa Cain; 2013; $25.99; 358 pages; Minotaur Books, New York, NY; 978-0-312-61981-7; Mystery; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Capitol Hill; 9/28-9/29 Why did I pick this up?  Because I have read the previous books in this series, and have talked to Chelsea Cain at several Wordstocks and she is appearing at this […]

The Fresh Prince this aint

Buck, A Memoir by MK Asante; 2013; $25.00; 252 pages; Spiegel and Grau, New York, NY; 978-0-8129-9341-7; 811.6 A798b; Checked out from Multnomah County Library, North Portland; 9/27-9/28 Why did I pick this up?  MK Asante is another author that is going to be at Wordstock this weekend and I really like reading stuff by authors that […]

At the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford; 2013; $26.00; 331 pages; Ballantine Books, New York, NY; 978-0-345-52202-3; Fiction; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Gregory Heights; 9/19-9/27 Why did I pick this up?  Jamie Ford is going to be at Wordstock this weekend so I wanted to read something by him. What is the story?  William is […]

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