Thursday, March 20, 2008

Will Smith as Matthew McConaughey, Guy with Eye Make-Up, Three Large Print


I am Legend starring Will Smith. Will Smith takes his shirt off and shoots zombies. Or vampires. Bill Crider re-read the novel and had a few things to say about it. But, why should I listen to some some weird Texas stranger spout off about things? I've had a weird Texan to deal with all my life. From now I will employ independent thought and not act as Crider's slavish monkey.


Of All Sad Words by Bill Crider. Maybe you missed this the first time I mentioned it. That Crider is a genius!

Compulsion by Jonathan Kellerman. Alex Delaware and Milo Sturgis hunt down another killer. Kellerman's eye make-up is not nearly as obvious as it once was.

Hollywood Crows by Joseph Wambaugh. Wambaugh is back to novels after a slew of true crime titles. Another humorous yet serious look at police work in Los Angeles.

Buckingham Palace Gardens by Anne Perry. The Prince of Wales invites several financiers and their wives to dinner to discuss an African railway. The party comes to a rough end when the men's evening entertainment - a whore - is found dead on the Queen's monogrammed sheets. Thomas Pitt of the Special Services enlists his maid Gracie to help solve the crime.

Our Story Begins by Tobias Wolff. Short stories by Wolff.

Large Print

Betrayal by John Lescroat. Attorney Dismas Hardy takes on the appeal of a National Guard reservist who killed a private contractor he knew in Iraq.

Ice Trap by Kitty Sewell. Mystery set in the forests of Northern Canada.

Three Shirt Deal by Stephen J. Cannell. Cannell has become a good novelist. An Internal Affairs detective asks Shane Scully to assist in investigating a recanted confession taken by a vicious cop Scully has a bad history with.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008



No Country For Old Men
starring Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin. Sociopathic hit man does a star studded tour across the Rio Grande region of Texas.

Five Days starring [people]. A mother vanishes into thin air. Her children, abandoned in her car, also end up missing. As police search for clues over three gut-wrenching months, the woman's husband and family learn that nobody's quite what they seem. In the end, five days prove critical in solving the case.

Hunting Party starring Richard Gere and Terrence Howard. A war criminal is on the loose in Yugoslavia. The U.N. claims they cannot find him but vacationing journalist takes only a couple hours to find him. "What begins as an impulsive reporting adventure immediately turns dangerous..."

Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford starring Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck. Nineteen year old Bob Ford's desire for fame leads to a plan to kill Jesse James. Here are the facts: Jesse James was a scumbag, thief, robber, and murderer.

Fabulously Fit Moms: Sleek and Sexy Workouts and Upper Body Blast with Jennifer Nicole Lee.

Three Fiction, One Sopranos, One Audio


Stalked by Brian Freeman. Cop Jonathan Stride in Duluth looks for "seductive young woman..following a twisted trail, Stride uncovers a sordid web of violence and voyeurism...his lover, Serena Dial is chasing a blackmailer who knows all the city's dirty secrets...a predator with a vicious path is hunting them - with a terrifying plan for revenge...Freeman will keep you glued to your seat and turning the pages [of this] frighteningly compelling saga."

Charley's Web by Joy Fielding. Charley Webb writes a controversial newspaper column in Florida. When she gets an offer to write the biography of a female child killer she takes the offer and starts getting death threats.

Killer Heat by Linda Fairstein. The cover has an illustration of a river with an urban skyline across the water. Six streams of yellow CAUTION tape are spread across the view.


Sopranos: the complete book by Brett Martin. Episodes, character bios, actor commentaries, sets and locations and a whole bunch of photos.


Souvenir by Therese Fowler. Meg and Carson were always figured to marry. Meg married some other dude for money and seventeen years later Carson returns to town as Meg is already with domestic troubles.