Friday, November 6, 2015

Catching UP!

Books went to Press this week:  
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.  

 Galleys that have been returned and are waiting for work:
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!

Galleys that went out, or went out again, this week:
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 INVESTIGATOR, Toby Martin Series, Vol 6.  by Barbara Grengs. 
   Toby Martin is back  with the last of the series, and this time she is investigating the disappearance of her "Pops" who went to the store when she was small, and never came back. 
 Work began or continued on the following:

BLEEDING HEARTS: Killian Kendall Mystery Series, Vol. 1
   Winner 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

Jack's News!

  by your bookstore cat, 
and gossip columnist!

I got a note from the Writer's Bloc with a list of upcoming events! Thanks to you all!

November 14 In lieu of our regular monthly meeting, we will gather at Poplar Hill Mansion for a Meet and Greet. All are invited to read and/or speak on the writing life. A donation of finger food and percentage of any sale would be appropriate.

November 21 The Friends of Wicomico libraries will hold their annual book sale in "our" meeting room and the adjoining end-of-the-hall room. The Bloc will not meet. The sale is well-worth scoping out.

November 21 Christmas in Pocomoke is a daytime event with a possible opportunity to vend in the firehouse if anyone wished to pursue it.

December 12 The Friends of Dorchester Libraries invite all to their Local Authors to a Signing in Cambridge, held in conjunction with the Holly Jolly Christmas Craft Sale. Authors come and bring your books. Music, light refreshments, and a super sale of used books. No fee. 
Signing starts at 10:30 a.m.

Books Still Needed!

You guys are so GREAT! I had mail from Barbara Grengs, who wants to donate all SIX Toby Martin books to the  San Diego Riverside Charter School, just as soon as Toby Six is Finished. I surely won't let Arline forget to do that when the final Toby comes off the press!
After all, what good is a bookstore cat, if he can't jog the storekeeper's memory???

Here's the address again, if you are interested in helping out with K to 8th Grade books:
San Diego Riverside Charter School
c/o Melissa Yepa
504 Mission Road
Jemez Pueblo, NM 87024
Please don't forget to let me know 
what you are all up to, so I'll have Gossip for my column next week! 

Just send a message with 

 "News for Jack" 

in the subject line, and

I'll make sure it shows up right here. 


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