Today I went first to Fairwood, where they had three books waiting for me.
- The Demon's Lexicon, by Sarah Rees Brennan. I've seen this reviewed in many places, so I finally put in a request. It's a YA about a boy who isn't sure if he's the hero or the villain.
- Saplings, by Noel Streatfeild. I stumbled across a web page devoted to her while checking on how to spell her last name, and there I discovered recommendations of some of her adult books. I'm a big fan of her kidlit, so I called on the library.
- A Poisoned Season, by Tasha Alexander. I enjoyed the first book by this author, so as I reviewed it I tagged the second.
- Good Poems for Hard Times, edited by Garrison Keillor, which is the book club book for tomorrow
- Welcome to Lizard Motel, by Barbara Feinberg, which was on a display. It's a memoir about reading, about books you pick and books the school hands you, about what it means to be a book for kids. I think, anyway -- that's what I remember from reviews I think I read a few months back.
- Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: The Junior Novel. My nephew recommended I get this, as he thought I'd enjoy reading it to him, and that it would console him for the slowness with which new Transformer DVDs are being made. I must say, I'm not looking forward to it. But he was the only kid asking for anything with text...