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March Wrap Up

March Wrap Up

My loves, I am exhausted.  February and March are always difficult months for me, with many thanks to the glorious New England weather.  I can only do so much with grey skies and snowstorms, you know?  This month’s wrap up is going to be brief – mostly just to say hi and let you know what’s been going on in my library these days and see how you all are doing! My haul was pretty low key this month, which is fine!  I didn’t go out and buy any of these except Children of Blood and Bone – all pre-orders, ARCs […]

Posted March 26, 2018 in Checking In // 4 Comments //
1906 by James Dalessandro

1906 by James Dalessandro

When I borrowed this book from Overdrive I thought it was going to be entirely about the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906.  I was a bit surprised when the story opened with an arts correspondent and a fledgling cop.  For a moment, I thought I had borrowed the wrong book.  But I was hooked fast. Dalessandro opens by introducing us to a web of characters convening in San Francisco.  With so many different personalities involved, it would have been easy to get lost.  Dalessandro wove the multiple perspectives perfectly.  We learn about the deep lines of corruption in government […]

Posted March 12, 2018 in Reviews // 0 Comments //