Oct 7, 2018

Sunday Salon: Must Reads from the TBR Pile

These are a few of the books I have on my desk that are waiting patiently to be read.

Don't Eat Me (Dr. Siri Paiboun #13)
Don't Eat Me 
Don't Eat Me by Colin Cotterill is the most unusual mystery series set in Laos and featuring the fictional Dr. Siri Paiboon, former national coroner of Laos, The books reflect the country's people, their beliefs, superstitions, and interesting cultural slants and is written tongue in cheek, with a great deal of irony and humor.


The Labyrinth of the Spirits
The Labyrinth of the Spirits
The Labyrinth of the Spirits by Carlos Ruiz Zafon, September 18, 2018.  The final book in the cycle of novels that began with The Shadow of the Wind.

The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock
The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock
The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar, September 11, 2018, Harper
One September evening in 1785, the merchant Jonah Hancock hears urgent knocking on his front door. One of his captains is waiting eagerly on the step. He has sold Jonah’s ship for what appears to be a mermaid.

My newest read, from Harper:
Unsheltered

Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver, publication October 16, 2018, Harper
Genre: literary fiction

Bum Deal (Jake Lassiter #12)
Bum Deal
Bum Deal by Paul Levine, Jake Lassiter #12, published June 12, 2018 by Thomas and Mercer
Genre: legal thriller, featuring "Second-string linebacker turned disillusioned defense attorney Jake Lassiter ." 


What books will you be reading this week?
Memes:  
The Sunday Post  hosted by The Caffeinated Bookreviewer,
It's Monday, What Are You Reading? by Book Date.

6 comments:

Suko said...
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Suko said...

Unsheltered especially appeals to me. Enjoy these books, Harvee! I have many books in my TBR stacks as well.

October 8, 2018 at 1:31 AM Delete

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

Drop everything except Unsheltered! It's wonderful.

Sherry Fundin said...

What a title, Don't Eat Me. And mermaids. Love 'em.
sherry @ fundinmental Sunday Memes

Nise' said...

I just started The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock and am enjoying it so far.

Tea said...

I want to go back to novels by Carlos Zafon Ruiz. He's really books. Again, I like each of your books.