Archives for: "February 2009"

Pygmy

February 25th, 2009
Pygmy by Chuck Palahniuk “Begins here first account of operative me, agent number 67 on arrival Midwestern American airport greater _____ area. Flight _____. Date _____. Priority mission top success to complete. Code name: Operation Havoc.” Thus speaks… more »

Book of the Month - March, 2009

February 20th, 2009
The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. When his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths,… more »

February 19th, 2009
"I think, young man, that you only run into a person that is a perfect fit once in your life. When you find the one that you think fits, then grab on for dear life. And it's no matter what she's done in the past. None of that matters. Only the holding… more »

The Strain

February 18th, 2009
The Strain by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan A heart-stopping thriller-the first in a trilogy-about an invasion of vampires by one of Hollywood's most popular and imaginative storytellers, the creator of the Oscar-winning Pan's Labyrinth. A Boeing… more »

The Scarecrow

February 10th, 2009
Michael Connelly brings back reporter Jack McEvoy (who you may remember from The Poet) for his new thriller The Scarecrow. Jack McEvoy is at the end of the line as a crime reporter. Forced to take a buy-out from the Los Angeles Times as the newspaper… more »

February 9th, 2009
Though she thought of her body as a mass of frailties, she considered her soul quite as ill, and therefore important in her life. She had once been a Catholic, but discovering that priests were infinitely more attentive when she was in the process of… more »