Seems summer is over, at least till it warms up again next week. I am wearing sweats and sleeping under a blanket till then.
The Girl in the Spider's Web by David Lagercrantz, fourth in the Stieg Larssen thriller series. This one is controversial because of the new writer, but I gave it five stars.
A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn, the first in a new Victorian era mystery series.
The Spy Who Jumped Off the Screen by Thomas Caplan, a political thriller.
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger, a beautiful book crafted as a mystery novel. A five star read.
Won in a Library Thing giveaway:
A Cup of Water Under My Bed by Daisy Hernandez, published September 9th 2014 by Beacon Press. In this coming-of-age memoir, Daisy Hernández chronicles what the women in her Cuban-Colombian family taught her about love, money, and race.
New books on the shelf:
Death on the High Lonesome by Frank Hayes, October 2015; Berkley.
In the Southwestern town of Haywood, the onset of winter ushers in a new mystery for Sheriff Virgil Dalton…
Ghost to the Rescue by Carolyn Hart, October 2015; Berkley
Carolyn Hart’s ghostly gumshoe Bailey Ruth Raeburn is dispatched to her old hometown of Adelaide, Oklahoma, to help a single mother and struggling writer.
Parchment and Old Lace: A Scrapbooking Mystery #13 by Laura Childs, October 2015; Berkley
(In) the Big Easy and the historic Garden District, scrapbook shop owner Carmela Bertrand discovers a bride-to-be murdered in the legendary Lafayette Cemetery…
The Ghost and Mrs. Fletcher by Jessica Fletcher and Donald Bain, October 2015; NAL
Jessica Fletcher cleans house to catch a killer.
What books are tempting you this week?