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Christmas 2007 Acquisitions

Ho-Ho-Ho! So now that the Christmas Holiday is in our rear view it is time to review those books acquired during the aforementioned Holiday.

Who is Conrad Hirst - Kevin Wignall
A Christmas Cash purchase. THD admits to picking this book up for its intriguing cover art. Reviews for this book have been quite good, but let me again admit I have not read any of them. Perhaps a 2008 resolution should be to cultivate a small cadre of reviews and reviewers to make informed buying decisions.

Slay Ride/Hell for the Holidays - Chris Grabenstien
THD is a confessed dork for Grabenstein's John Ceepak series, but as stated here before I have treated his holiday themed series cautiously for unknown reasons. THD could argue fiscal considerations, but I think we all know that would be a heaping helping of bull. In any case, THD is pleased to have both these books. I am sure it will tide THD over until Ceepak #4, Hell Hole, appears at local book retailers.

Blonde Faith - Walter Mosley
It is with a touch of sadness that THD purchased the tenth, and last, Easy Rawlins novel with Christmas Cash yesterday. Mosley has gone on record saying his most famous creation is retired. I will bid him farewell.... you should do the same.

I have further complicated matters by picking up four books from the library. Prognosis for reading any of those 0.0%. Oh dear.....


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