Tag Archives: Wordstock

Mind out of Time

The Fellowship for Alien Detection by Kevin Emerson; 2013; $16.99; 430 pages; Walden Pond Press, New York, NY; 978-0-06-207185-9; Juvenille, fiction; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Troutdale; 10/1-10/8 Why did I pick this up?  I met former science teacher Kevin Emerson last year at Wordstock and have met up with him several times in the last […]

Been behind that door.

Behind the Kitchen Door by Saru Jayaraman; 2013; $21.95; 191 pages; ILR Press, Ithaca, New York, NY; 978-0-8014-5172; 331.76164 J425b; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Central; 8/28-8/30 Why did I pick this up?  Saru Jayaraman is scheduled to be at Wordstock this October.  Also Danny Glover says right on the front of the book, “A Must […]

To paraphrase a Jedi Master “This is not the cover you want”

World Leader Pretend by James Bernard Frost; 2007; $13.95; 325 pages; St Martin’s Griffin, New York, NY; Fiction; 978-0-312-35223-3; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Central; 7/21-7/25 Why did I pick this up?  Because last year I read James Bernard Frost’s book a Very Minor Prophet and then met him at Wordstock and liked it. What is the […]

Soundtrack by Randy Newman

Pink Smog, Becoming Weetzie Bat by Francesca Lia Block; 2012; $17.99; 185 pages; Harper Teen, New York, NY; 978-0-06-156598-4; Teen; Checked out from Multnomah County Library, Fairview Branch; 7/18-7/19 Why did I pick this up?  The author is scheduled to be at Wordstock , October 5 & 6 at The Oregon Convention Center and I like to read […]

let’s hear it for the boy

The Lost Code, Book One of the Atlanteans by Kevin Emerson; 2012; $17.99; 435 pages; Katherine Tegen Books, New York, NY; 978-0-06-206279-6; Purchased from Amazon.com; 1/4/13-1/6/13 Why did I pick this up?  I read one of Kevins’ other books, because he was going to be at Wordstock 2012 and I like reading things by authors that are […]

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