Monthly Archives: August 2012

Have you succumbed to the wave of Scandinavian thriller authors in the wake of The Girl Who…. books?

If so, you might want to check out this author.   Now that Chief Inspector van Veeteren has retired, forsaking the cop’s life for that of a bookseller, Intendent Münster must step up to the plate in Håkan Nesser’sMünster’s Case. … Continue reading

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The first discussion session has been scheduled

We will be talking about our mystery/thriller choices on Saturday, October 20 at 10:30 in the Roosevelt Room.  Hope you will be joining us and I hope you will have read an author I don’t know so I have something … Continue reading

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Who is your favorite mystery author?

Do you have an author whose work you follow and read the minute it is published? Are you ever disappointed in their work?

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What format does your reading take?

Are a person who needs to have a book in your hands?  Are you an e-reader?  Do you really prefer to listen to your books so you can enjoy the voices of the characters?   What makes a story really … Continue reading

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What I am Reading Now

Currently reading a Martin Cruz Smith book Polar Star set during the cold war period on a Soviet fishing factory ship.  He is a terrific writer and you will feel like you are there (and you’ll cringe).  Would call this … Continue reading

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Some books you might want to consider for October

1.  Craig Johnson’s Longmire series – they are the basis of the A&E series that ran this summer.  Longmire is a sheriff in Wyoming.  The first book in the series of 8 is The Cold Dish. 2. Canadian author Louise … Continue reading

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The bagels and books challenge

This blog is from the Friends of the Maynard Library to support a new program we are starting that is called Bagels and Books.  The program is very simple.  Every month we will select a category/subject/topic and we challenge you … Continue reading

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