Read as part of CBR11 bingo: First in the Hap and Leonard series. Joe R. Lansdale is one of those writers I’ve always been meaning to get to but never had the time for. His bibliography, while prolific, is not as readily available at the used bookstores I enjoy perusing, nor are many of them at my local library (I had to buy this copy from The Mysterious Bookshop). And when I did try one of his popular ones, The Bottoms, I found it to be too much of a Harper Lee knockoff to finish. But, as said above, when I […]
Episode 1-14: Do The Right Thing Wherein I review: 46. Jackrabbit Smile (Hap and Leonard #13) by Joe R. Lansdale 47. A Second Chance (St. Mary’s Chronciles #3) by Jodi Taylor 48. The 17th Suspect (Women’s Murder Club #17) by James Patterson I ruminate on the good guys and how racism works when it’s about racism. The time travel, she getting worse, but I’m holding on for the writing and characters. And how Patterson and Pietro are clearly just done with the Women’s Murder Club and have written their equivalent of Stephen King’s Lamp Monster.
Episode 1-11: Time After Damned Time Wherein I Review: 35. Mr. Shivers by Robert Jackson Bennett 36. The Stainless Steel Rat for President (Stainless Steel Rat #8) by Harry Harrison 37. Blood and Lemonade by Joe R. Lansdale 38. Just One Damned Thing After Another (St. Mary’s Chronicles #1) by Jodi Taylor Hap and Leonard do a very special clip show, still following the exploits of the inexplicable rat, I ponder what it’d be like if Johnny Appleseed or Paul Bunyan went serial killer, and I finally find time travel that I like. All you have to do is make it […]