Friday, May 16, 2008

A Summing Up: Friday, May 16th

Because I have to go to my writing group tonight and disappoint them with yet another story where people die and die badly, and go to pick out plants with my husband first thing tomorrow, I'm doing this now. I thank all of you who joined me and implore others to give me a ring about next Friday. I'm nothing without you. And hey, go look at the complete reviews. These people have a lot of interesting stuff to say.

David Terrenoire, Cruddy, Lynda Barry
Sarah Weinman, The Late Man, James Preston Girard
Tom Piccirilli, The Hunter, Richard Stark (Donald Westlake)
Travis Erwin, The Me I Used to Be, Jennifer Archer
Bookwitch, Sapper, Herman Cyril McNeile
James Reasoner, The Siamese Twin Mystery, Ellery Queen
Megan Powell, Cuckoo's Egg, C.J. Cherryh
Bill Crider, The Night Remembers, Ed Gorman
Declan Burke, Wild at Heart, Barry Gifford
Kirsty, Other Stories and Other Stories, Ali Smith
Jeff Shelby, The Standoff, Chuck Hogan
Shauna Sturge, Crossfire, Jeanette Windle
Steve Allan, Splinters of the Mind's Eye, Alan Dean Foster
Ed Gorman, The Kidnappers, Robert Bloch and 361 by Donald Westlake
Baglady, The Crystal Cave, Mary Stewart
Kevin Burton Smith, The January Corpse by Neil Albert
Todd Mason, The Aleph and Other Stories 1933-1969, Jorge Luis Borges

4 comments:

Todd Mason said...

Excellent as always...very glad to see Lynda Barry's CRUDDY up there, among the others.

My tardy contribution:
http://socialistjazz.blogspot.com/2008/05/friday-forgotten-books-jorge-luis.html

Also the hotlink on my name.

pattinase (abbott) said...

Still getting last week's pick. I'll try in a few minutes.

Todd Mason said...

Kate Laity pointed out what I failed to see...you have Lynda Barry, she who wrote and drew CRUDDY, in as Lynda Perry.

Thanks again.

pattinase (abbott) said...

Thanks!