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JL's Bibliomania

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While my first love was SF, I read widely in YA, urban fantasy, police procedurals,  middle-grade, and non-fiction. 

 

 

 

Halloween Bingo Week 3

 

White ghost = called

Grey monster = read

Brainy Guy = read + called

 

Loc

Square

Called

Read

Book

How it fits

A3

Classic Noir

 

9/22/2017

The Thin Man - Dashiell Hammett

Classic Noir buddy read.  Genesis of the successful Noir/Comedie movies of the same name.

C3

RAVEN

9/1/2017

9/16/2017

Gulp - Mary Roach

Flat Book Society Group read including anecdotes of various creepy crawlies you can find in your gut

D2

Supernatural

 

9/7/2017

Half-Off Ragnarok - Seanan McGuire

Murder with various crypozoological wonders including basiliks and occasional cameos from the Aeslin Mice

D3

 Country House Mystery

 

9/16/2017

And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie

10 people, an island, a creepy poem/prophecy and one masterful author

E1

 Monsters

 

9/15/2017

Norse Mythology- Neil Gaiman

Norse myths are full of giants, trolls, dwarves and gods.  In addition, at least 3 of Loki's children the 8 legged horse Sleipnir, the wolf Fenrir, and the world serpent Jörmungandr would qualify as a monster.

E3

 In the Dark, Dark Woods

9/5/2017

9/8/2017

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Washington Irving

Takes place in the woods near Tarrytown NY

 

I need something very different after The Thin Man.  Going to continue with my original strategy and head to the Aliens square next, since Defender by CJ Cherryh is due back to the library in a week (even though the calls tempt me to go elsewhere).