Bookworm list, Oct. 16, 2016

Published 10:35 am Friday, October 14, 2016

Books just done:

“The Essential RuPaul” by John Davis (quirky book about RuPaul and other drag queens, illustrator is from Brooklyn, out 9/13)

“Small Great Things” by Jodi Picoult (excellent novel in which the main character is African American; New England author, out 10/11)

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“TickTock Banneker’s Clock” by Shana Keller, illustrated by David C. Gardner (pretty good children’s biographical picture book, PA author, NM illustrator, out 9/1)

“Without Mercy” by Jefferson Bass (excellent mystery-thriller; authors are from TN and GA; out 10/4)

What’s coming up:

“Truevine” by Beth Macy (true story of a kidnapping in the Jim Crow South in the late 1800s, VA author, out 10/18)

“Loving, Supporting, and Caring for the Cancer Patient” by Stan Goldberg (health, CA author, out 10/16)

“Ugly” by Robert Hoge (A memoir about a man born with a facial deformity;  out 9/6)

“When Strangers Meet” by Kio Stark (business TED talk about networking; NY author; out 9/13)

“Ghostland” by Colin Dickey (excellent American history through its hauntings, CA author, out 10/4)