Friday, February 08, 2008

Natural Remedies in Spanish, Two Large Print, Two Fiction, Three Audio


El Gran Libro de los Remedios Naturales by Luis Tomas Melgar.

Large Print

Sizzle and Burn by Jayne Ann Krentz.

Purrfect Murder by Rita Mae Brown


Nightshadows by William F. Nolan. Anthology of horror short stories.

Rogue Officer by Garry Douglas Kilworth. British Infantry Lieutenenat "Fancy Jack" Crossman is posted to India right after the Mutiny. I read a before Crossman book once before, Winter Soldiers, and it was pretty good.

AudioBook on CD

High Crimes: the fate of Everest in an age of greed by Michael Kodas. Kodas joined an Everest expedition in 2004 and found thieves, whores, con men, blackmailers and drug dealers at the base camps. Koda was threatened by his own teammate, thieves stole their gear, and a partner was beaten unconscious.

Seduction of the Crimson Rose by Lauren Willig. Mary Alsworthy accepts a spying job from Lord Vaughn to finance the upcoming social season. she must infiltrate the Black Tulip's circle before their planned invasion of England is undertaken.

Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff. Willie returns home to Templeton, NY after a disasterous affair. When a dead lake monster surfaces the town's silence is disturbed and Willie learns her unknown father may be a local man. Willie starts digging around and founds out more about her family and town than expected.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Three DVDs and Two AudioBooks


Snow Buddies starring a bunch of puppies and voice-overs. "Daring dogs have to band together with their new friends and muster up the courage to face the fur-raising challenges ahead. But will they have what it takes to win the race and find their way back home?" Shelved downstairs in the children's section.

The Brave One starring Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Naveen Andrews. New York radio host is assaulted and fiancee murdered. Radio host gets a pistol and goes out for revenge. I think.

Across the Universe starring Julie Taylor, Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess. Liverpudlian goes to U.S. in 1960s. Meets gal who joins anti-war movement. Story told through the performances of Beatles songs.


Stranger in Paradise by Robert B. Parker. Ex-con Crow shows up in Paradise, MA asking Jesse Stone to leave him alone while he looks for a runaway teen girl. Four hours, 48 minutes long.

7th Heaven by James Patterson. "The women's murder club's most terrifying case ever."

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

New Music with a Finn


I'll Be Lightning by Liam Finn. Finn is touring with the old man's band. In Milwaukee Liam did a solo opening act with his computer and played about five songs. I'm hoping to see his uncle Wednesday evening in Milwaukee.

In Rainbows by Radiohead. Is this the album the band was selling exclusively online?

Grammy Nominees 2008 with Justin Timberlake, Amy Winehouse, U2, others.

White Chalk by PJ Harvey. Polly Jean's latest release.

The Reminder by Feist. Canadian girl sells song to Apple and makes it huge.

MJB by Mary J. Blige. Tattooed singer sings songs. I'm not sure if I've heard heard her sing unless is was in the background of a soundtrack.


Dirt Farmer by Levon Helm. Helm looks like he must have smoked two packs a day for the past 40 years. The disc is supposed to be very good.

Dwight Sings Buck by Dwight Yoakam. Bakersfield resident Dwight sings the Bakersfield Sound songs of Bakersfield resident Buck Owens.

Monday, February 04, 2008

New Music, Hannah Montana, and My So Called Life


Hannah Montana: one in a million. Four episodes from the television series. With the "totally rockin' Jonas Brothers".

My So Called Life: the complete series starring Claire Danes. Five discs with all 19 episodes of this chick show.


Good Thing Going by Rhonda Vincent. Bluegrass musician Vincent's album has been on several Best of 2007 lists. Her website is kinda neat. There are lots of photos of the Bluegrass Cruise.

Rocket Man: number ones by Elton John. Twelve number one hits plus five other favorites.

Blood on the Tracks by Bob Dylan. Because I thought we should have a copy.