THE EAST BAY MYSTERY READERS GROUP
Tuesday June 5th, 2007 - 7 p.m.
Books will be discussed for Character, Plot, Setting and General Comments.
Ratings categories are:
Ex - A "Wow" read; unique, memorable, a major step forward or standout book for the author. A top read.
VG+ - Close to excellent with only one or two small quibbles
VG - Enthused about it; very well done for it's genre
G+ - Enjoyed it very much
G – Enjoyed the book
Okay - Enjoyed it but with significant reservations. Only okay.
Poor - Wasn't awful, but wasn't good either. Finished it with difficulty.
NR - Did not work for me. Would not recommend this book to others.
DNF – Awful. Did not finish.
BOOKS FOR JUNE 5th, 2007:
IN A TRUE LIGHT - Standalone
John Harvey has written three series (Scott Mitchell, Charlie Resnick, and Frank Elder) as well as numerous standalone novels and two collections of poetry.
STILL LIFE – 1st in series
Traditional Mystery-Armand Gamache -Canada-Cont
Books by Louise Penny are:
1. Still Life
2. Dead Cold (aka A Fatal Grace)
3. The Cruelest Month (2007)
THE PATIENCE OF THE SPIDER - 8th in series
Police Procedural-Insp. Montalbano-Italy-Cont
Books by Andrea Camilleri are:
1. The Shape of Water
2. The Terra-Cotta Dog
3. The Snack Thief
4. Voice of the Violin
5. The Excursion to Tindari
6. The Small of the Night (aka The Scent of the Night)
7. Rounding the Mark
8. The Patience of the Spider
Books for July 3rd, 2007
DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE - 1st in series
Cozy-Ingrid Levin-Hill-Echo Falls-Cont
THE VIRGIN OF SMALL PLAINS - Standalone
THE LOST VAN GOGH - 1st book
Police Procedural-Det. Clay Ryder-Cont