News week of 14 November 2016
Mostly Mysteries this past week –
Turbo Twenty-Three by Janet Evanovich
Stephanie Plum finds a freezer truck full of ice cream – and a dead body.
The Critic by Peter May
Now in paperback, forensic expert Enzo Macleod investigates the murder of a wine expert.
Cold Earth by Ann Cleeves
DI Jimmy Perez finds the body of a woman in an abandoned croft, the only clues a few photographs and a letter.
The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly
Detective Harry Bosch must track down someone who may never have existed.
Night School by Lee Child
Jack Reacher returns in a story of double crosses, faked identities and new and terrible enemies.
Frantumaglia by Elena Ferrante
Her identity may or may not have been uncovered. This volume is a collection of letters, essays, reflections and interviews.
Home Ward Bound – The Life of Paul Simon by Peter Ames Carlin
The first major biography of American Music Icon Paul Simon.
For the kids
Diary of a Wimpy Kid – Double Duty
The most recent in this very popular series – Greg Heffley’s Mom is trying to reduce his screen time but he has a scheme he thinks will change her mind – perhaps creating even more trouble.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling
The second in the new illustrated edition – providing both story and illustration in what is now considered a modern children’s classic, as the original readers of this series are now reading them to their own children.