Thursday, April 09, 2009

Eighty-Nine Hours of AudioBooks on CD


Safer by Sean Doolittle. 8 CDs at 9 hours. Family moves to Midwest town. Guy tries to fit in but ends up ticking off the Neighborhood Watch president and getting accused of a nasty crime.
This is supposed to be a incredibly good. But, I have not read the book yet because I ended up ordering the dang, to-be-released paperback instead of the hardcover. Stupid internet.

Night and Day by Robert Parker. 5 CDs at 5 hours. Jesse Stone has to track down a home invader who forces women to strip and pose for the camera. "Stone has to track this sicko down before the crimes become more serious."

A Darker Place by Jack Higgins. 8 CDs at 9 hours. Russian writer fakes defecting to the British but is still loyal to Putin and intends to infiltrate British intelligence.

Lost Witness by Robert Ellis. 11 CDs at 14 hours. LAPD cop Lena Gamble is in trouble from her officers and is given a unsolvable case with pieces of an unidentified corpse found in a dumpster.

The Associate by John Grisham. 9 CDs at 11 hours.

The Renegades by T. Jefferson Parker. 9 CDs at 11 hours. LAPD Sheriff's Deputy Charlie Hood knows that the American West still holds outlaws. When a fellow deputy is killed while on patrol with Hood, Hood sets out to find the bad guys.

Black Ops by W.E.B. Griffin. 16 CDs at 19 hours. Shooting. Fighting. Intrigue.

Daring to Dream by Nora Roberts. 9 CDs at 11 hours. She uses ghost writers doesn't she?

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

NonFiction by Size


4.75" x 6.5". Home Brewer's Answer Book: solutions to every problem, answers to every question by Ashton Lewis. "Will the lack of Krausen removal have a major effect on the flavor of my beer?"

6" x 8". Condo Owner's Answer Book: practical answers to more than 125 question sabout condominium ownership by Beth A. Grimm. My parents just bought a condo in town.

6" x 8". Diabetes Answer Book: practical answers to more than 300 top questions by David K. McCulloch. "What is a Charcot foot?"

7" x 9". LLC or Corporation: how to choose the right form for your business by Anthony Mancuso.

8" x 10". Great Hair: elegant styles for every occasion by Davis Biton. Skanky tattoo on page 135.

8.25" x 10 7/8". Knit One, Embellish Too: hats mittens and scarves with a twist by Costte Cornelius-Bates.

8.25" x 10 7/8". Quick and Clever Felting: over 30 stylish products using felt applique, needle felting, wet felt and other easy techniques by Ellen Kharade.

8.5" x 10". Bags That Rock: knitting on the road with Kelley Deal by Kelley Deal. Bass player makes bags with a '70s vibe.

8.75" x 10.25". Lacy Little Knits: clingy, soft and a little risque by Iris Schreier.

8.75" x 10 7/8". Classic Elite Knits: 100 gorgeous designs for every occasion by Classic Elite Yarns. Many cardigans.

10 1/8" x 12 1/8". DC Comics Encyclopedia: the definitive guide to the characters of the DC universe: updated and expanded.

Monday, April 06, 2009

Mystery Science Theater 3000 DVD


Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume XIV. Four classic motion pictures critiqued by two robots and a guy lost in space. The titles are: Mad Monster, Final Justice, Soul Taker, and Manhunt in Space. Since this is a four disc set the check-out time is two weeks instead of the regular one week. Just imagine, 14 delicious days of devilish dialogue describing deplorable dramatists.

Here is a sampling of the show of what the show is like:

Bankruptcy Guide, Quilting Novel, Comic Book


In the Dark by Brian Freeman. Duluth cop Jonathan Stride's met his wife, Cindy, in high school. His would-be sister-in-law was murdered when Cindy and Jon were teens. Years later one of the dead sister's friends has returned to write a book on the murder. A new murder and the suicide of a witness to the sister's murder make Jon investigate.

Turn Coat by Jim Butcher. "A novel of the Dresden Files." Harry Dresden is asked by a member of the White Council (the governing body of "magical" people) to help him when he is accused of treason.

The Lost Quilter by Jennifer Chiaverini. Another Elm Creek Quilts novel by the lady from Madison. Something about a runaway slave who did a quilt and her son who was raised in Elm Creek Farm.

Fatally Flaky by Diane Mott Davidson. Goldy Schulz is catering multiple wedding receptions when the best friend of her godfather is murdered. Goldy goes undercover at the local spa where she suspects a link to the murder.

Borderline by Nevada Barr. Anna Pigeon suffers PTSD from the adventures in the last novel. She is canoeing in Big Bend National Park and finds a half-drowned pregnant woman who someone is trying to kill.

Gotham Central, Book One: In the Line of Duty by Ed Brubaker and Greg Rucka. "As a cop in Gotham City, you not only have to face some of the most colorful and violent criminals in the world, but you also have to deal with the city's vigilante: The Batman! Living in the shadow of the bat can be tough - especially when the Dark Knight is used to playing by his own rules."


How to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy by Stephen Elias and Robin Leonard. New for 2009.