Checked Out: Week 28

Once upon a time I worked in a library, but it was long ago in a place far away from here. And in that library I spent a lot of time in the shelves looking at book spines and making sure the correct books were in the correct spaces. Of course during that time in … Continue reading Checked Out: Week 28

Checked Out: Week 27

Wouldn’t you know it? Two days after I got Top Secret Twenty-One, the other book I’ve been dying to read (Galbraith’s The Silkworm) arrived at the library for me. That of course should have created a dilemma for me, but amazingly enough it didn’t because both are so interesting I’ve been alternating back and forth … Continue reading Checked Out: Week 27

Checked Out: Week 26

I finally got it! Yes, the new Stephanie Plum mystery arrived lock, stock and smoking barrels into the Utica Public Library for me. I honestly thought that with such a long waiting list I would still be waiting when school started up again in the fall, so for me this is like Christmas in July! … Continue reading Checked Out: Week 26

Checked Out: Week 23

Just so you know, I did in fact finish Allegiant and the best thing I can say about it is that the writing was as good as the first two books in the series. That’s the best thing about it, which really isn’t much when there are tons of writers out there fashioning good prose. … Continue reading Checked Out: Week 23

Checked Out: Week 22

I just picked up the next book in the Jack Reacher series, but I still have to reminisce for a second about the one before it. Without Fail was a great book, and a fast read, even though it was about a million pages long. Those are the types of books I like, when I’m … Continue reading Checked Out: Week 22

Checked Out: Week 21

You know those kinds of books that just grab you, shake you like a wet dog, and force you to read them at every possible opportunity? Yes, I know those kinds of books, too, and I’ve read my fair share of them, but you never know which one might fit the bill until you actually … Continue reading Checked Out: Week 21