Jan 28, 2017

Sunday Salon: Winter is Finally Here

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The rain has stopped and the snow has started; flurries have left a thin layer of snow, but it seems real winter has arrived.

A novel with magic and fantasy by Laurent Gaude, Hell's Gate, in translation, arrived for review from public relations for Gallic Books. A Neapolitan taxi driver tries to bring his son back from the dead by searching for the entrance to the underground. This theme reminds me of the Italian poet Dante as well as Asian beliefs.
Great Books of China: From Ancient Times to the Present by Frances Wood, published December 13, 2017,  gives an account of the books, poetry, and important literature of China that describe the history and culture.
The title of this cozy, Twelve Angry Librarians, caught my eye. I can't imagine twelve angry librarians, at least not in the same space. The book is the eighth in the Cat in the Stacks series.

What's on your reading desk this week?  


  1. Harvee, now that it's more wintery you have a reason to stay inside with a hot drink and a throw and read.:) I received Great Books of China in the mail. Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

  2. Hell's Gate sounds interesting and completely unusual. I hope you enjoy it! I've been wanting to read Twelve Angry Librarians. I've heard good buzz about the series and the title on this one just makes me giggle. Have a great week!

  3. Oh, I think TWELVE ANGRY LIBRARIANS sounds like fun. I always love the covers on that series. Stay warm!

  4. I have enjoyed Miranda James's cozy mysteries, so Twelve Angry Librarians is tempting me.

    Thanks for sharing...and here are MY WEEKLY UPDATES

  5. I hope you enjoy your books! Winter got here a long time ago. It’s been snowing a lot lately.

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

  6. I'm intrigued with Twelve Angry Librarians. Thanks for sharing it.


  7. Twelve Angry Librarians is a title that caught my eye too. I'll be eager to hear what you think about it. Winter has arrived here too. 10 inches of snow on Wednesday and now it is snowing again -- enough already! Come see my reading week here. Happy reading!

  8. I love the cover of Twelve Angry Librarians! I am definitely going to order it for the library if we don't have it yet.

  9. Great Books of China and Twelve Angry Librarian sound good. And we're getting snow too...


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