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.

Ten Things I’ve Learnt About Love by Sarah Butler

Alice and Daniel are both searching.  Alice, near thirty has always seen herself as the outsider in her family.  She lost her mother to a car accident at four and never felt the closeness that seemed to bind her father and two older sisters.  She is out of the country (as she often is) when [...]

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

 When was the last time  that you really looked at the moon?  What’s the difference between an ocean and a pond?  Can everyone see what something truly is?  The answer’s are seemingly clear, but Neil Gaiman gives us more unusual thoughts to ponder in The Ocean at the End of the Lane.  Most importantly, to [...]

The Highway by C.J.Box

After reading The Highway by C.J. Box my advice to anyone driving is to give those big truck drivers a wide berth and some respect!  It’s probably not a good idea to engage them in road rage episodes, especially if you are driving a small car.  And especially if you are a self- centered, young, [...]

Witch Eyes by Scott Tracey

Recently I found a newer YA author that caught my eye, Scott Tracey. His novel Witch Eyes is a supernatural thriller with a bit of romance thrown into the mix. The main character Braden grew up in rural Montana with his Uncle John. Braden was home schooled under his Uncle’s careful watch as Brayden has [...]

The Fire Witness by Lars Kepler

When an employee and a resident are killed in a home for troubled girls, everyone thinks the newest girl, Vicky, is the murderer.  A bloody hammer is found under her pillow, her sheets are bloody, and she has escaped out her window.  Soon she steals a car with a child inside of it.  Her doctor [...]

Deadly Design and Deadly Will by Marion Moore Hill

It’s always fun meeting authors in person and I had the opportunity to meet mystery writer Marion Moore Hill at a recent TCPL program.  I was familiar with Hill’s paperback ‘scrappy librarian’ mystery series as I like occupational mysteries.  Those books were grabbed up by customers when I put them on display last April during [...]

Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

After finally discovering and watching the first three seasons of the HBO series, Game of Thrones I became slightly addicted to the world of Westeros. So naturally, I was at a loss when season 3 ended and I realized I would have to wait until next spring for season 4 to begin.  So to fill [...]

Leaving Everything Most Loved by Jacqueline Winspear

I am a HUGE fan of Jacqueline Winspear’s Maisie Dobbs novels and the 10th installment, Leaving Everything Most Loved may be the best to date from my perspective.  Our heroine, Maisie Dobbs, is a psychologist and investigator working in London between the two world wars.  She carries many burdens from her World War One nursing [...]

Bobcat and Other Stories by Rebecca Lee

Bobcat and other stories by Rebecca Lee is a book of short stories full of unlikely relationships. In “The Banks of the Vistula” a freshman college student becomes so enamored of an obscure little book that she plagiarizes a paper, nearly copying the whole text. She’s offered many chances to back down and come clean [...]

The Redeemer by Jo Nesbo

I first became a Jo Nesbo fan with the English release of Redbreast in 2007. Redbreast was the 3rd Harry Hole novel and I now find that I am still catching up in this series due to idiosyncratic publishing in English. That said, I find The Redeemer, #6 in the series, to be the most [...]

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