Friday, August 22, 2014
Friday Finds (22 Aug 2014)
Friday Finds is a weekly meme hosted by Should Be Reading where you share the book titles you discovered or heard about during the past week. These can be books you were told about, books you discovered while browsing blogs/bookstores online, or books that you actually purchased. I think this is a great idea and a way to share my enthusiasm of discovering new books.
This past week I reviewed the following books:
- A COOL BREEZE ON THE UNDERGROUND by Don Winslow
- BITE HARDER by Anonymous-9
- MAGNUS ROBOT FIGHTER VOL.1 by Fred Van Lente
I was also fortunate enough to interview Nadai Dalbuono, author of the Italian crime thriller THE FEW.
As for my new discoveries - these books are out now from Down and Out books:
THE PERPETRATORS by Gary Phillips
With the clock ticking, the story jumps off in the border town of Tijuana, Mexico. A smooth cat who labels himself an expeditor must survive a gauntlet of hitters and freaks to deliver his client alive to their destination. She’s a high maintenance drug queen who’s made a deal with the top cop in California’s state capitol, Sacramento. By all means of transportation and dodging devastation, and busting some heads themselves, the two make their way north while behind-the-scenes machinations go down. Battered but not out, our man completes his assignment only to find out all ain’t what it seems–but then, he’s not getting two million just to look good. And handling fools, no matter how they trip, comes with the territory.
THE BROOKLYN RULES by Reed Farrel Coleman
Reed Farrel Coleman’s The Brooklyn Rules collects 6 hard to find short stories originally published in 2006 and 2007. Killing O’Malley, Requiem for Jack, Requiem for Moe, Pearls, King Fixer and Bathead Speed are included as well as a new introduction from Reed.