Bandit: a Daughter’s Memoir

  In a lot of memoirs, it feels safe to assume that the author really knows what they’re writing about. But here’s an exception: Molly Brodak’s new memoir is about her dad, a man she barely knew growing up. Her father is a gambling addict. And when Molly was in middle school, he robbed 11…

In the News: Kiese Laymon

         Added today to our Kindles: How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America Kiese Laymon and Long Division Kiese Laymon Kiese Laymon is a black southern writer, born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. Laymon attended Millsaps College and Jackson State University before graduating from Oberlin College. He earned an MFA from…

In the News: Shawn Colvin, Musician

      New to the Lake Oz Kindles: Diamond in the Rough: A Memoir Shawn Colvin On a serene Friday evening recently, Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle were in Lower Manhattan, ripping through “Wake Up Little Susie” in a club jammed with their contemporaries. With cropped hair, white boots and a black mini touched with fringe,…

Three Mysteries by Margaret Duffy

    In response to a patron request, today we added to our Kindles three books by Margaret Duffy,  books that are difficult to find new in print format.  They are the first three titles in the Ingrid Langley and Patrick Gillard series, and they were originally published in 1980s.  Here’s a bit more about the series, from…

Coming July 19! Joseph Finder!

Pre-ordered for the Lake Oz Kindle Corps! Release day delivery: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Guilty Minds Joseph Finder Kindle Edition

New to our Kindles Today

  Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars Holt, Nathalia Find a Way Nyad, Diana Beautiful Fools: The Last Affair of Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald Spargo, R. Clifton The Sky Over Lima Gómez Bárcena, Juan

Brene Brown

   Books by Brene Brown?  We have four of them on our Kindles today!   The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are Brown, Brene     Rising Strong Brown, Brene     I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t): Making the…

Lee Child

      Lee Child Born:  October 29 Occupation:  Novelist Nationality:  British Genres:  Crime fiction, mystery, thriller Subjects:  Jack Reacher Lee Child was born in 1954 in Coventry, England, but spent his formative years in the nearby city of Birmingham. By coincidence he won a scholarship to the same high school that JRR Tolkien had attended….

Louise Penny

     All of Louise Penny’s Gamache series can be found on our Kindles!  The newest,  A Great Reckoning, will show up on the Kindles on August 30! Louise Penny is the #1 The New York Times and Globe and Mail bestselling author of ten previous Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels. She has been awarded…

David Baldacci

  Yes, we have a few titles by David Baldacci on our Kindles!  Here are the titles we own, as of Summer 2016: The Hit  King and Maxwell (King & Maxwell Series Book 6)     Bullseye: An Original Will Robie / Camel Club Short Story..        The Escape (John Puller Series Book 3) Since David Baldacci’s debut in 1996 with the…

Which Books are on Lake Oz’ Kindles?

Welcome to the world of pre-loaded Kindles for loan! Two things: First, not all of our Kindles have all of the books we have purchased, as Amazon has limited how many Kindles can carry one purchased copy of a book.  AND there is a limit to the number of books one Kindle can hold!  However,…