Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Week 11 of Recommendations - Busier Than Ever

And the recs keep on comin'.  This week I actually had 37 highly recommended books. And, again, they are across the genre board.  You'll see when you go through them.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet - My Reader's Block
SI, Stats, The Greatest Numbers in Sports - Booking Mama
Douglas Corleone, Good as Gone - To Be Continued
Russ Ryan, It's Just a Dog - BookHounds
Paul Thomas, Death on Demand, New Zealand mystery - Quirky Bookworm
Jason Mott, The Returned - book'd out
Michali Mazor (15 years old), When I Grow Up, children's - John Gatehouse
Robyn Carr, The Hero (#3, Thunder Point), contemporary romance - Bookfan
Brian Despard, You Are Not Your Thoughts, children's - Mazorbooks
William Kent Kreuger, Ordinary Grace, Beth - Beth Hoffman
Nancy Tillman, I'd Know You Anywhere, children's - Bibliophile by the Sea
Sarah Beth Durst, Conjured, horror/thriller - BookHounds
Joneal Falor, You Are Mine (#1, Mine) - Feed Your Fiction Addiction
Susan Gregg Gilmore, The Funeral Dress, Southern fiction - Booking Mama
Yona Zeldis McDonough, Two of a Kind - BookHounds
Jaye Ford, Blood Level, psychological thriller - book'd out
Shelley Adina (local author), Her Own Devices (#2, Magnificent Devices), steampunk - To
   Be Continued
Karen Marie Moning, Beyond the Highland Mist, romance/magic - Musings of a Bookish
Ron Carlson, Return to Oshpine, male book clubs - Booking Mama
Louise Penny, Still Life (#1, Chief Inspector Armand Ganache) - Stacy's Books
Gene Luan Yang, American Born Chinese, graphic novel/YA - Estella's Revenge
Keothi Zan, The Never List - BermudaOnion
Jillian Cantor, Margot, fictionalized account of Anne Frank's real-life sister - Booking
Helen Fitzgerald, The Cry, psychological thriller - book'd out
Michelle Gagnon, Don't Look Now (#2, Don't Turn Around), YA - To Be Continued

The winning blogger this week is Booking Mama, with 4.  There's a tie for 2nd with 3 each, by To Be Continued, BookHounds, and book'd out.  And let's not forget our own NY Times/USA Today best-selling author, Beth Hoffman, is on the list this week, with a strong recommendation for Ordinary Grace, by William Kent Kreuger.

See you next Monday (or Tuesday or Wednesday or...).


  1. Nice list, Lloyd. Many of the titles are new to me!

  2. I would say that almost all of them are new to me - every week! I am awed by the amount of high quality writing out there. I just read that there are 5000 new books every hour!

  3. I know you'll enjoy Still Life :)