After my last post about reading from my own shelves I’m almost ashamed to write about the library books I’ve got out on loan at the moment.
But you see they’re from the mobile library and if we don’t use it the service will close down and that would not be a good thing! The library van comes once a fortnight and is an invaluable resource. And it’s so convenient as it stops just a short walk from our house.
The books from top to bottom are:
- In the Woods by Tana French – a book I’ve read about and have been hoping to find in the library. It’s crime fiction, a psychological thriller, a murder mystery about a little girl’s death in an Irish wood. It has very mixed reviews on Amazon UK so I’m not getting my hopes too high.
- Below Zero by C J Box. I keep seeing Box’s name on other book blogs and have wondered about reading one of his books. This is the 9th in his Joe Pickett series – Pickett is a Wyoming game warden. Below Zero is another book about a young girl who had been killed years earlier – or had she?
- Perfect by Rachel Joyce. This book looks intriguing – in 1972 two seconds were added to time and the question that bothers James Lowe is ‘how can time change?’ I still haven’t read Joyce’s first book, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry (I have a copy which will be a TBR next year), but as they are two stand-alone books that isn’t a problem.
- The Day of the Lie by William Brodrick. I’ve read two of his earlier Father Anselm books, so I’m hoping this one is just as good. It’s yet another murder mystery – this time with a monk as the detective, described on the book cover as ‘an unforgettable tale of love, death and redemption.’
For more of this week’s Library Loot posts see The Captive Reader.
For more Saturday Snapshots see Melinda’s blog West Metro Mommy Reads.