NO Books went to press, or back to press this week:
But the Computer problems are fixed! At at least for now! Our local Guru was still was too busy, but said we could look online and we found a site called Geekatou.com. They worked hard for 3 days (God bless them!) and they seem to have things straightend out. Onward to Pay Authors' royalties!
Galleys that went out this week:
The Kid Who Wasn't There, by C. M. Albrecht
Jonas gets in pretty deep with a powerful talk show hostess, a mobster and art dealers and a very big Navajo, not to mention a lot of women who try to make him forget he's a happily married man with two children at home, and his troubles extend to home too. Life can be tough!
MEDIC 1260, Volunteer Series Vol. 4, by Tom Ward.
Doyle and his paramedic friends are back on the road to adventure as they give Volunteer medical assistance to people in their small Pensylvania Town.
WENDELL & TYLER: WE'RE OFF! by James Kincaid
Even their guidebooks – Worst Places to Eat, Wackiest Roadside Attractions, and Don’t Go Here! – offer no guidance. These two 16-year-olds are off on a summer-long road trip, from Los Angeles to Atlanta, without any clear idea what they are doing, what they might run into, what they might discover.
Toby Martin: Private Eye, by Barbara Grengs
The sixth (and last) in the popular Toby Martin Mystery series. Toby is a real P.I. now and also still has aspirations of being a writer.
BLEEDING HEARTS: Killian Kendall Mystery Series, Vol. 1Winner of the Stonewall Society's 2002 Pride in the Arts Literary Award in the Whodunit Category!
MINISTER'S ESCAPADES, Vol. 2 by Celine Rose Mariotti
Rev. Castle is back in another cozy mystery.
REAP THE WHIRLWIND: Killian Kendall Mystery Series, Vol. 2, by Josh Aterovis.
Suicide, or murder? That's the question in the second Killian Kendall mystery. Will Smith suspects murder when an old childhood pal drowns, and asks his friend Killian for help in solving the mystery.
TRUTH OF YESTERDAY, by Josh Aterovis
ALL LOST THINGS, by Josh Aterovis
CHANGE OF WORLDS, by Josh Aterovis
by your bookstore cat,
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and gossip columnist!
Well, I haven't heard from anyone this week. I'm sure someone must be doing personal appearances, or book signings, but Unless you let your Bookstore Cat know, there's no real news to post for you here so you can share it with all your friends.
Please, please, send me an e-mail so I can keep up with everyone. That's what a bookstore cat is for!
As for here at home, for awhilie things were shaping up. Arline seems perkier and her lips are pink again, instead of white (You can tell a lot about human health that way, like when a feline's nose is cold he's healthy).
The local Computer guy was Still Tied UP! Seems there was a lightning Strike at a big company in town and it fried all their computers. He said he was "Still wading though the rubble," and if we were in a hurry, Arline could try someone on line, so she did. AND they got the computer fixed! It only took them five gurus and three days! Guess it was really fouled up, huh?
I'm so happy now the printer is running again. I love watching the little thing inside shooting back and forth across the paper. First thing she did was print out all the sales data, so I got to watch a long time...
Then something TERRIBLE happened. I heard loud noises on the roof. Now, personally, I haven't been up there, but once my sister was stuck up there three days and nights, because she climbed up the trellis and then was afraid to come down.
I ran right out on the back porch (all windows out there yunno) and shingles and stuff were falling all over the ground. I thought I could hear people stomping around up there, too. Loud crashes and stuff kept falling....
Spunky and I ran right back inside. But we kept watch and listened hard. They must have known we were on the alert, because they didn't try to come inside. Then I heard Roger say something about a "New Roof!"
Don't you think he might have told US???
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