The whole Library Family went to the used book store over the weekend and made a small purchase (using the Library Dad Reading Fund). Library Daughter bought a copy of Little Red Riding Hood (ISBN 0-75259-266-1*). It came in a clear plastic pouch and came with an audio cassette.
Library Dad added to his To Be Read Pile with a copy of The Bastard King (ISBN 0-451-45967-9) by Dan Chernenko. It turns out "Dan Chernenko" is actually Harry Turtledove. According to his website:
He used the pseudonym Dan Chernenko for the three book "The Scepter of Mercy" trilogy, published by Ace from 2003-2005 because he felt the books were*According to my research, that ISBN is linked to a Twelve Days of Christmas book. According to the receipt, it's a book called The Elves and the Shoemaker. Guess we'll have to read it to find out.
different from what he generally wrote and wanted to see the reaction they
would get without his name.