THE EAST BAY MYSTERY READERS GROUP
Tuesday July 3rd, 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 July 3rd, 2007:
DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE - 1st in series
Cozy-Ingrid Levin-Hill-Echo Falls-Cont
Peter has written 17 standalone novels and three books in the Echo Falls series. The Echo Falls books are:
1. Down the Rabbit Hole
2. Behind the Curtin
3. Into the Dark
THE VIRGIN OF SMALL PLAINS - Standalone
Nancy has written:
- 10 books inthe Jennie Cain series;
- 3 in the Eugenia Porter series (originated by Virginia Rich);
- 3 in the Marie Lightfoot series; and
- Contributed to the anthology "Naked Came the Phoenix" along with a number of other well-known female writers.
- "Virgin of Small Plains" is her first standalone.
THE LOST VAN GOGH - 1st book
Police Procedural-Det. Clay Ryder-Cont
This is the first book by the husband and wife team of Al and Jean Zerries
Books for August 7th, 2007
MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - 9th in series
Traditional mystery-Hercule Poirot-Europe-1934
THE LIZARD'S BITE - 4th in series
Police Procedural-Det. Nic Costa-Italy-Cont
THE ART OF DETECTION - 5th in series
Police Procedural-Det. Kate Martinelli-San Francisco-Cont
Laurie R. King