Posts tagged Africa

Mysterious Book Report No. 324 -Illegal Holding...

Mysterious Book Report Illegal Holdings

Illegal Holdings by Michael Niemann Coffeetown Press, PB, $14.95, 228 pages, ISBN 978-1-60381-591-8 Serendipity is the ability to make fortunate discoveries by accident . . . which is what happened here at the MBR when our mailbox, (P.O. Box 2406, Colorado Springs, CO 80901) yielded up an unsolicited new publication from a small independent press […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 26 – Flower Ne...

Mysterious Book Report Flower Net

Flower Net by Lisa See Random House Paperback, $14.95, 333 pages, ISBN 978-0-8129-7868-1 Who says there’s no such thing as magic?  Of course there’s magic in the world, and to prove it, this week, through the magic of literature and books, the MBR will take us from Africa to China, just by finishing one book, […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 25 – An Africa...

Mysterious Book Report An African Affair

An African Affair by Nina Darnton Viking, $25.99, 256 pages, ISBN 978-0-670-02288-5 Okay, class, raise your hand if you know where Nigeria is located.  If you said “Africa, of course,” you’re right of course, but that’s like saying “the Catskills are in North America.”  It covers a wide patch of territory.  The truth is, I […]