Friday, November 13, 2015

Catching UP!

Galleys that went out or went out again 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!

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 INVESTIGATORToby 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!

Ann  sent the following note from the Writers Bloc.
Poplar Hill Mansion has issued a flyer announcing our Saturday meeting to their supporters. It gives the times as Noon to 3 p.m., so try to come early if possible. The flyer can be viewed on Andy's facebook page.  

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. Be Early to get set up!  Signing starts at 10:30 a.m.
No real gossip this week.
I have no complaints except that Arline has been late with the food ever since the time changed. I don't get it with humans. Always changing what's been working for months. I have my Own System.  If the birds are singing outside the window, the sun doesn't have to be up,  it's time  to ask for treats. When the  sun is shining onto Our Table on the back porch it's time to fill the Food Dishes.  How complicated is that?
ALSO I've told Roger and TOLD HIM that my little sister, Spunky, is eating out of MY dish again.  Am I not top cat around here? What part of "ROWFF!" does he not understand? He can play the guitar all he wants, I'm not going to sing today!

Please don't forget my
KIDS still Need BOOKS!

I had some great responses from our authors. Thanks again to Barbara Grengs who is sending her entire Toby collection. (Barbara, Arline is working on Toby 6. I swear.) 
Here's the address again, if any of you are interested in helping out with new or gently used K to 8th Grade books. These kids really do love to read:
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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