Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Book Links: Correspondents' Choice for June 17-30

Here are the book links that should have been visible before I blinked out of cyberspace for the first ten days of July. Book links from the 22 pages of e-mail now waiting to be Gone Through will appear later.

Dog story forthcoming from England...this one's so new the Amazon linker isn't working yet. (There will probably be a U.S. edition; currently we have to mail-order it from the U.K. publisher.)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Fabulous-Finn-Brave-Police-Stabbed-x/dp/1786489066
Orna Ross's historical novels about W.B. Yeats, Maud Gonne, and their brilliant friends, are also available from Amazon.co.uk, or you can buy volumes one and two from Orna Ross:

https://www.ornaross.com/my-book/her-secret-rose-the-yeats-trilogy-i/

On this side of the pond, the Huffington Post picked this Canadian book for beach reading:



Here in the States, Penny Nance is here, she's "conservative," get used to it...though I have to admit that a recent e-mail that's gone out in her name, containing a "reply directly to my [PN's] in-box" link that actually opens directly into my [PK's] in-box, has given me pause. Gentle Readers, it is sometimes possible for hackers to send e-mail that appears to come from a trusted contact. Penny Nance, beware; you may have been hacked.


For those who appreciated the discussion of "adulting" at ReturnToOrder, Ben Sasse's written a book on the subject:



One of many bizarre stories from the American Civil War:



And, a correspondent expressed interest in a book this web site reviewed years ago

http://priscillaking.blogspot.com/2014/12/book-review-call-me-bandicoot.html ).

Here for your delectation is another Blogspot review of the same book:

http://collectingchildrensbooks.blogspot.com/2009/06/four-deadly-sins_03.html

And here's the book itself: