Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin & Selections from His WritingsBenjamin Franklin, 1706-1790Introduction by Henry Steele CommagerIllustrations by Thomas Hart BentonRandom House, 1944Series: The Illustrated Modern Library The other day I was in the library looking for Grant’s Memoirs, which was not on shelf, but the multiple editions of […]

Millennium Trilogy Madness

Title: The Girl Who Played with FireAuthor: Stieg LarssonTranslator: Reg Keeland Publisher: Vintage Crime, 2010Originally published by Norstedt, 2006 It’s official: I’ve contracted a case of Millennium Trilogy Madness.  I had a copy of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo laying around my office for like a year […]

Therapy by Sebastian Fitzek

Title: TherapyAuthor: Sebastian FitzekTranslator: Sally-Ann SpencerPublisher: St. Martin’s, 2009Originally published in Germany as Die Therapie by Knaur, 2006 Wow.  Talk about a page turner! I came across this book by way of Euro Crime, an information packed blog devoted to British and European crime fiction. I was scrolling […]

Some Girls Bite by Chloe Neill

Title: Some Girls Bite Chicagoland Vampires Novel: Book One Release date: April 7, 2009 Author: Chloe Neill I came across this series while re-shelving books at work one day back in December. I cut my reading teeth on Bram Stoker’s Dracula many moons ago and am always drawn […]