Tag Archives: New Arrivals

New Arrivals, Current Reading April 29 – May 5, 2013

I’m finding more and more things at the library lately, between our Multnomah County system and the neighboring Clackimas County one. With two county systems to draw from, plus inter-loan should it become necessary, we’re finding quite a lot of … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading March 4 – 10, 2013

NEW ARRIVALS: A few things this time, all in a series, and you can blame George Kelley (I do) for some of these arriving at my home. The reasons for the rest are elucidated below. This is what I meant … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading February 25 – March 3, 2013

NEW ARRIVALS – not a thing this week. There have been enough lately, and there always seems to be something in the pipeline, so this week is more of a relief than a disappointment. CURRENT READING – lots to say here. … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading

The Fall-Winter weather continues to be typical: not fierce, but cool and wet, with a sunny day now and then. We enjoy it. New Arrivals – Just when I think I’m doing pretty well with the new books and incoming, along comes … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading

I’ve been working in the yard, Winterizing the yard – spreading soil amendments, mulch, raking leaves, fallen berries and pine needles, doing some light, early pruning and the like. All just before the rains set in for keeps, and before … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading

I’ve been watching football (Go Ducks!) and some of the baseball playoffs lately. We only watch baseball during the playoffs and World Series, as for us a little baseball goes a long way. I enjoy listening to it outside on … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading

New Arrivals: two things this week: Dare Me by Megan Abbott [Little, Brown 2012 hardcover, new] – mystery – another of Abbott’s novels of youth, angst, crime. I bought this based on the last book by her I read, The … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, June 11-17, 2012

I told you there were a (very) few things coming, and they all come in the same week. I’d prefer to have spread out the arrivals. I mean, it’s more fun to open a few smaller boxes than one big … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, May 28 – June 3, 2012

Once again, nothing. I have a David Dodge book out there, and a library book any day now, but nothing has crossed the threshold. Two things are waiting for me to write them up for reviews, but I haven’t had … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, May 21-27, 2012

As promised, a few things arrived this week. I’m cutting way down, but not completely out. As usual, I can blame Friday Forgotten Books and other blogs for every one of these. Fatal Flourishes by S.S. Rafferty [Avon 1979 mass … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, May 7-13, 2012

Tom Roberts at Black Dog Books has done it again, and I couldn’t resist. So a package from Black Dog arrived a few days ago with three new things. Also arriving were a pre-order that was placed last Fall and something … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, April 23-29, 2012

Once in a while, you just have to have a book – in this case a series – and I caved in on these. I’d wanted them for a while, but a review of the second on in the series finally convinced … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, April 9-15, 2012

Just goes to show once in a while a new book does slip into the house. One because I wanted it (Frederick Nebel), one and the last just because it sounded interesting when I chanced upon a review (Randy Mathes) and one because … Continue reading

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New Arrivals December 5 – 11, 2011

Ah, the beauty of pre-ordering: things just show up and always a happy surprise. So it is this time with the new A. Bertram Chandler omnibus. Also new are a graphic novel and a soundtrack CD. Read on, MacDuff. Astro … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, November 20 – 27, 2011

Two things from Haffner Press, ordered after George Kelley did a review. I already had quite a few other books published by Haffner, but not these two. Also two things picked up from BookSwap, also after reading reviews, both from … Continue reading

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New Arrivals = 0

Not a thing. Enjoy the Summer week, everyone!

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New Arrivals August 8 – 14, 2011

After last weeks surfeit of book goodness, a return to a sensible amount of additions. One, actually. I’ve already noted in last week’s FFB that this has just come out. The God of the Hive by Laurie King [Bantam Books … Continue reading

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New Arrivals July 18 – 24, 2011

I have a couple of things this time (don’t get me started on the definition of “a couple”). One of them resulted from a post by George Kelley on his blog, the other from my continuing interest in reading Zorro. … Continue reading

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New Arrivals July 11 – 17, 2011

Once again, after two last week, it’s nothing new, and right now, that’s as it should be. You’ll have noticed I’m not posting as much just now, we’ve been very busy working on landscaping plans and have also found out … Continue reading

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New Arrivals July 4 – 10, 2011

Just two things this week, which is just fine. I already had the first three of this series collecting Secret Agent X, and decided to get the next two. Whether I continue or not, I’ll decide after I read some … Continue reading

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