RCL Undercover

 
  •  

    My Top Ten of 2014 - Barb T-P.

    How Sweet the Sound
    Still got a little space on your 2015 reading list?  Here are Barb T-P. of RCL - Mounds View's Top Ten reads of 2014! How Sweet the Sound - Amy K. Sorrells
    A beautifully written, poignant novel, weaving together intertwining lives, set in Tennessee. The Reunion - Dan Walsh
    A novel of second chances, hope and loss.  Set in two time periods as the main character comes to grip with his service time in Vietnam. Gone South... Read More »

    Tags: Recommended, Top 10 of 2014

  •  

    My Top Ten of 2014 - Amy B.

    Citizen
    The Top Ten magic and madness continue!  Here's Amy B. of RCL - Maplewood's list of her Top Tens for 2014: Citizen: An American Lyric Rankine, Claudia
    Timely, apt, reflections on race, perception, and identity in the United States. This book of essays is on everyone's top ten list for a reason. An Untamed State Gay, Roxane
    A woman returns to the country of her childhood with her husband and child. At the gate of her parents’ new home, she is targeted as a kidnapping victim. This work is as devastatingly brutal as it is... Read More »

    Tags: Recommended, Top 10 of 2014

  •  

    My Top Ten of 2014 - Jessie J.

    Saga
    Keeping the Top Tens going (and your request lists growing), we present Jessie J. of RCL - Roseville's Top Ten of 2014: Once again, dear reader, its that time of year. I have worked tirelessly this year to bring you only the suitable, nay, the worthy to your attention. From the 105 possible books I read this year - I give you the top 10! And so without further ado! 1. Saga Volumes 1-4. Brian K. Vaughan. Fiona Staples.
    You've heard all the hype. And yes, it really is just that good. I mean I read Gaiman’s Sandman and... Read More »

    Tags: Recommended, Top 10 of 2014

  •  

    My Top Ten of 2014 - Ann W.

    How to Build a Girl
    Today's Top Ten list, submitted for your reading enjoyment, comes from Ann W. of RCL - Mounds View! The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains by Neil Gaiman with illustrations by Eddie Campbell - Creepy. In some ways, it feels like you're just stopping in on this tale and you only get a piece of the entire whole, but the story lures you in nonetheless. The illustrations are haunting; images have stuck with me. You won't forget this book easily. How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran - This is a fun read about finding yourself, making mistakes, and coming of age... Read More »

    Tags: Recommended, Top 10 of 2014

  •  

    My Top Ten of 2014 - Carol F.

    Outcast Dead
    Our Top Tens continue!  Today's list is from Carol F. of RCL - Roseville.  Here's Carol's fresh hot picks for 2014--all published in 2014, no less! The Catch by Taylor Steven -  Munroe is pressured onto a ship leaving Djibouti when pirates take over the ship. The pirates will soon find out they picked the wrong ship. Outcast Dead by Elly Griffith - Ruth Galloway is helping a TV crew with a special on Mother Hook who was hanged in 1867 for the murder of 5 children. DCI Harry Nelso is trying to figure out if 3 children in the present day were... Read More »

    Tags: Recommended, Top 10 of 2014