Category Archives: New Arrivals

New Arrivals, Feb 18th, 2015

I took 2 large boxes of books to the library used book store and donated them a few days ago. Some were already in a box labeled “donate” and others were just pulled from the shelves. Not much room was … Continue reading

Posted in art and illustration, mystery, New Arrivals, Pulp, science fiction | 15 Comments

ffb: Frederick Nebel stories and novels, and some other arrivals

this is the 160th in my series of forgotten or seldom read book posts New Arrivals: These are new arrivals, but they are – the books anyway – forgotten books so it qualifies for a Friday Forgotten post, in my … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Friday Forgotten Book, mystery, New Arrivals | 13 Comments

New Arrivals, November 2014 #1

New Arrivals: A few things that slipped into the house over the last couple of weeks. Santa Rita Stories by Andrew J. Rodriguez [Outskirts Press 2014 trade paper, purchased new] – general fiction. I came across a recent review of this on Kirkus, … Continue reading

Posted in New Arrivals | 9 Comments

New Arrivals, October 2014 #3

New Arrivals: I had a birthday, so naturally some new things came my way. From good friend Dave Lewis comes a DVD and a comic strip collection: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes has all 39 episodes of the 1954 television series, starring … Continue reading

Posted in gardening, graphic novel, mystery, New Arrivals | 10 Comments

New Arrivals, October, 2014

New Arrivals Because I was in the mood for some quiet British mystery, I decided to pick up a few more of these novels by Leo Bruce. I got them all from PaperBack Swap. Leo Bruce (pseudonym for Rupert Croft-Cooke (1903-1979) wrote this series featuring … Continue reading

Posted in mystery, New Arrivals | 9 Comments

ffb: Willy and Joe

This is the 155th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books These are far more than a couple books of cartoons. The contents of these books are a documentary of the ground soldiers’ life in European theater World … Continue reading

Posted in art and illustration, books, New Arrivals | 12 Comments

New Arrivals and Current Reading, September 22 – 28, 2014

I’m changing my format on these post somewhat. Since I have few new arrivals these days, I’ll do a post on those as things come in. I’ll continue to do a Current Reading post each Monday.  New Arrivals Surprise! I … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Current Reading, graphic novel, New Arrivals | 19 Comments

New Arrivals and Current Reading, September 15 – 21, 2014

New Arrivals I’m on a roll, I guess, nothing new again. After a few days with cooler temperatures, we’re back in the mid-high 80s and beyond. No rain in the forecast for weeks yet, making this the driest late Summer-early … Continue reading

Posted in Current Reading, fantasy, mystery, New Arrivals, science fiction | 12 Comments

New Arrivals and Current Reading, September 8 – 14, 2014

New Arrivals Once again, nothing. The hot weather continues, several days in the 90s, very windy, humidity in the low teens and we have had zero rain since early July. We’re parched! Many fires burning, one just 22 miles east … Continue reading

Posted in Current Reading, mystery, New Arrivals | 13 Comments

New Arrivals and Current Reading, September 1 – 7, 2014

New Arrivals No books, CDs, etc. Nada. The new refrigerator and freezer come sometime Monday, that’s it. It’s continued quite hot here, and I’ve been under the weather too, including my eyes bothering me a lot. Another new pair of … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Classical Music, Current Reading, mystery, New Arrivals | 12 Comments

New Arrivals and Current Reading, August 25 – 31, 2014

New Arrivals Another pre-order I’ve been eagerly anticipating arrived Tuesday, plus I picked up some classical music. The Long Way Home by Louise Penny [Minotaur Books August 2014, purchased new] – mystery novel. The latest Chief Inspector Gamache novel. I can’t … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Classical Music, Current Reading, mystery, New Arrivals | 10 Comments

New Arrivals and Current Reading, August 18 – 24, 2014

New Arrivals This was a very good week. Three pre-ordered books all came through the door on Tuesday, things I’ve been looking forward to. Plus, shown after the books, two jazz albums. Goodness! Windigo Island by William Kent Krueger [Atria Books … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Current Reading, mystery, New Arrivals | 19 Comments

New Arrivals and Current Reading, July 28 – August 10, 2014

Lights in the Deep by Brad R. Torgersen [Wordfire Press 2013 trade paper, purchased new] – cover art by Bob Eggleton. Essay and science fiction short story collection. An author whose short fiction I’ve been hearing about for the last couple … Continue reading

Posted in Current Reading, New Arrivals, science fiction | 15 Comments

New Arrivals and Current Reading, July 14 – 27, 2014

Health Update – Still having problems. Things are getting a little better generally, but my sight is not, so far. Hopefully a few more weeks will see some improvement. New Arrival Not ordering so much these days, but I had to … Continue reading

Posted in Current Reading, New Arrivals, science fiction | 17 Comments

New Arrivals and Current Reading, June 30 – July 6, 2014

New Arrivals Not a thing, must be a Summer lull. Current Reading As mentioned last time, I went on a Sherlock Holmes pastiche run, reading The Will of the Dead by George Mann, The Stuff of Nightmares and The Gods of … Continue reading

Posted in Current Reading, mystery, New Arrivals | 10 Comments

New Arrivals and Current Reading, June 23 – 29, 2014

New Arrivals The year is almost half gone, hard to believe time has gone so quickly. This time, an art book, an old mystery, more Holmes, more Saint. Encounters with Sherlock Holmes edited by George Mann [Titan Books Febuary 2013 trade … Continue reading

Posted in art and illustration, Current Reading, mystery, New Arrivals | 15 Comments

New Arrivals and Current Reading, June 16 – 22, 2014

New Arrivals First a pre-order came, then one for a Friday Forgotten Book post, then… Cibola Burn by James S. A. Corey (Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck) [Orbit June 2014 hardcover, purchased new] – science fiction. This is the fourth … Continue reading

Posted in Current Reading, mystery, New Arrivals, Non-fiction, science fiction | 15 Comments

New Arrivals and Current Reading, June 9 – 15, 2014

A special, New Arrivals post goes up on Wednesday. Don’t miss it! New Arrivals Reading Alien Emergencies, the second Sector General omnibus of novels by James White (which I showed last week), I decided to get the others. General Practice by James White [ORB 2003 … Continue reading

Posted in Current Reading, mystery, New Arrivals, science fiction | 15 Comments

New Arrivals and Current Reading, June 2 – 8, 2014

New Arrivals I guess it’s the little surprises in life that spice things up, but I sure didn’t want to buy a new computer when the old one was working just fine. At least it was working fine until the … Continue reading

Posted in art and illustration, Current Reading, mystery, New Arrivals, science fiction | 15 Comments

New Arrivals and Current Reading, May 26 – June 1, 2014

New Arrivals I’ve been waiting for this one since I heard it was to be published. Finally, it’s here. The Art of John Harris – Beyond the Horizon, art by John Harris, foreword by John Scalzi [Titan Books May 2014 oversized hardcover, … Continue reading

Posted in art and illustration, Current Reading, New Arrivals, science fiction | 11 Comments