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Recent Purchases, Recent Illness

THD arrived safely at Corporate headquarters this morning at 3:00am! Consequently, a minor sore throat has turned into a pretty good chest cold. Do no fret for this Publisher and Editor, as KM is busy taking care of health related matters.

So as mentioned in the previous post I did have a chance to visit the Seattle Mystery Bookshop on the third day of our stay.

I went with intent of only buying two books. The Song is You and Queenpin, by Megan Abbott. Both were available and both were purchased. I read Megan's first book, Die A Little, earlier this year. It was pulpy and awesome.

I also went for A Welcome Grave by Michael Koryta. I thought his first was a tremendous book. I read his second a few weeks ago, and found it a step below his debut. But that is like comparing a great book to a very good one. Still highly enjoyable.

Last purchase was Volk's Game by Brent Ghelfi. I know nothing about this book or this author. It is a debut, and according to the gentleman at the shop this is receiving a ton of good buzz. Sold!

Okay, time drink about 100 oz. of Orange Juice. See you all in a couple days.

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