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A fictional story of evil cats set in England which has the reader imagine that people are threatened by long ago beliefs that cats were capable of evil. I am not scared.  Find this book in our catalog!
Title
Cat out of Hell
Author
Lynne Truss
Genre
Fiction
ISBN
9781612194424
Rating
3
Recommend
Yes. It is an entertaining read for cat lovers.
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Part mystery part travelogue. A good book to read once you finish and realize how the parts fit together. I was slightly annoyed by the 2nd person narrator which is not too common.  Find this book in our catalog!
Title
The Driver's Clothes Lie Empty
Author
Vendela Vida
Genre
Fiction
ISBN
9780062110916
Rating
3
Recommend
yes. but reading it takes patience and after you are finished it makes more sense.
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Another fine book by Stephen King. This book features the same main characters, Bill Hodges, Holly Gibney and Jerome Robinson, that were in Mr. Mercedes which was released last year by King. This time they are after Morris Bellamy who murdered an author named John Rothstein and stole his unpublished notebooks relating to a character that Bellamy loved and felt the author ruined. He hides the notebooks then returns years later(after being in prison for another crime) to find them missing. Discovered by a teenager named Pete, Hodges and the others try to track down Bellamy before he gets to Pete. This book was a fun read, as it details the motivations behind Bellamy, and the internal struggle Pete deals with in wanting to sell the notebooks to help his struggling family. The interaction between Bill, Holly, and Jerome are funny and poignant as they try to track down the killer. There was a lot of self-observation in the book, as you see how the characters of Morris and Pete try to justify the actions they take. With Morris it seems like pure greed, but with Pete he wants to do the right thing but is not sure what it is. For a Stephen King book there is barely a hint of the supernatural except for two parts which I won't give away. It's always fun to see what he comes up with throughout the year.  Find this book in our catalog!
Title
Finders Keepers
Author
Stephen King
Genre
Suspense
ISBN
1501100076
Rating
5
Recommend
Books by Stephen King always make me want to read to the last page in a very short time, particularly this one.