Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Library Loot


Hosted by Eva and Alessandra here.


This week's loot:





The City of Dreaming Books by Walter Moers

I suspect this is outside my comfort zone but it's about books so I couldn't resist.






A Father's Affair by Karel Van Loon


This one is about a father who finds out after his wife dies that he's always been sterile. He wants to know who fathered his thirteen year old son whom he loves very much. How could I not be interested in that premise?





Moloka'i by Alan Brennert
Another about leprosy (albeit a fiction) and those who were exiled to Molokai in Hawaii. I visited the colony there once.
What did you do this week to keep a librarian working?

18 comments:

  1. Nothing I know there, but they so all look interesting. Enjoy!

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  2. Molokai is the BEST book. It is on my all-time favs list and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. An amazing read!

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  3. Ooh, A Father's Affair looks intriguing--I love father/son books.

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  4. A Father's Affair looks great. really different from anything I have ever read.

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  5. I would have picked The City of Dreaming Books too - just because it was about books and I like the cover.

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  6. Moloka'i has been on my TBR list for awhile! And that City of Dreaming Books looks so interesting...doesn't it have Dinosaurs in it?

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  7. All three of these books look very good. I've added them to my list of books to take a closer look at.

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  8. I have heard a lot of good things about Molokai. I'm putting it on my wish list and I love the cover of City of Dreaming Books. Kind of reminds me of my TBR shelves.

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  9. All three are new to me. Happy Reading.

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  10. oh...wow, I want that book Moloka'i. Never heard of it before but I have fallen in love with the cover :)

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  11. Good for you for stepping outside your comfort zone!
    Molokai sounds really interesting!

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  12. A Father's Affair sounds great!

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  13. The City of Dreaming Books looks so interesting!

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  14. A Father's Affair looks so interesting! Thanks for sharing, and enjoy your library loot.

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  15. Molokai is a great book. I really enjoyed it. We are discussing it at my book club this month. Hope you enjoy it!
    Jen C

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  16. I read Maloka'i last year and it was really captivating. I hope you enjoy it! A Father's Affair looks really interesting. Intriguing title considering the woman is the one that had the supposed affair.

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  17. Wow what great loot and very petty covers.

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  18. A good friend of mine read Moloka'i by Alan Brennert. She said she really enjoyed it. It's on my tbr pile.

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