Posts tagged Quirky

Mysterious Book Report No. 364 – Last Loo...

Mysterious Book Report Last Looks

Last Looks by Howard Michael Gould Dutton/Penguin Random House, $26.00, 291 pages, ISBN 978-1-524-74249-2 According to the Collins Unabridged Dictionary and Synonym Finder of the English Language, the word quirky is defined thus: “peculiarly individual or unconventional.”  It’s synonyms are: “odd, unusual, eccentric,” and well, you get the gist.  We mention this only because this […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 86 – Mr. Penum...

Mysterious Book Report Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $25.00, 288 pages, ISBN 978-0-374-21491-3 Do you ever wish you were a kid again?  To go back in time when learning was easy and quick for you?  When your biggest worry was coming up with your share of the rent?  Do you like quests; […]

Mysterious Book Report Extra – The Angel...

The Reapers Are The Angel Mysterious Book Report

     The Angels are the Reapers by Alden Bell Holt pbk, $15.00, 225 pages, ISBN 978-140-134133-6 The second book in our Halloween bite-a-thon is The Angels are the Reapers by Alden Bell. It was described to me as a “quirky book” before I read it.  All I can say is it’s in fact a quirky […]