BookClique

Here we will post our musings on a wide variety of titles. You can comment on our posts and find the titles in our catalog.

Crime by Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh, author of “Trainspotting” and “If You Liked School, You’ll Love Work“, has written another classic novel: “Crime“. Ray Lennox is a troubled Scottish detective who is on vacation in Florida with his fiance, Trudi. Ray has a special hatred for pedophiles and this vacation is actually supposed to help him recover from a [...]

The last campaign

The last campaign : Robert F. Kennedy and 82 days that inspired America by Thurston Clarke This book was an uplifting and inspirational read about a campaign that took place during one of the most turbulent years in American history. There is a sadness and foreboding throughout the text, but the author also relays a [...]

Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Anathem by Neal Stephenson One of the best things about Neal Stephenson’s works is that they make me feel just a bit smarter than I probably am. He gets into some pretty heavy mathematical, physics and philosophical areas but he holds your hand through them, explaining in a not too convoluted way. The novels can [...]

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

I highly recommend The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. I usually avoid books which tell a story through letters, but the letters in this novel are so humorous, witty, and appealing that I was drawn into the characters’ lives. The setting is post-World War II, after the island of Guernsey has been occupied [...]

Tippecanoe County Public Library * 627 South Street * Lafayette, IN * 47901 * 765 429-0100