Friday, August 23, 2013

Chad Lewis and Haunted Real Estate


Author and researcher Chad Lewis will speak at the library on September 26th at 7 PM on Haunted Places in Wisconsin.


SmartEssentials for Selling Your Home: how to get the highest price in the shortest time by Deborah Rhoney.  "Concise, cuts to the chase, eliminates filler...learn everything that's essential for selling smart."

Most Gruesome Hauntings of the Midwest by Chad Lewis.  P. 86 says, "A werewolf looking creature prowls the area surrounding the bridge."

Wisconsin Road Guide to Gangster Hot Spots by Chad Lewis.  Wasn't one of AL Capone's former properties up for sale a few years ago and did not sell?Page 90 says, " L.C. Rowan, the assistant cashier, instead of lying down with the rest of the hostages, bravely darted off down the basement stairs and stomped hard on the alarm button."

Wisconsin Road Guide to Mysterious Creatures by Chad Lewis.  No chupacabras but there is Phantom Chickens of Chicken Alley.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Sweet Krueger


Sweet Thunder by Ivan Doig.  1920 Butte, MT and Morrie Morgan starts work as a editorial cartoonist for the pro-union newspaper.

Tamarack County by William Kent Krueger.  You know who likes Krueger novels?  Most everyone.  A mystery set in Northern Minnesnowta in Christmas.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Death Dairyland Death Deer on Our Shoulder


The Private Life of Deer by PBS Nature.  With over 30 million deer in the United States, "how well do we know our neighbors from the natural world?  Not very well as it turns out."

The A-Team: Season Four starring Black Van With Red Stripe.


Dead Man: Volume 5: Death Match, Black Death, Killing Floor by Christa Faust, Aric Davis, David Tully.  Three novellas in the continuing series featuring brought-back-to-life wanderer who fights evil.  Fun stuff.

Audiobooks on CD

Creating Dairyland by Edward Janus.  How caring for cows saved our soil, created our landscape, brought prosperity to our stte, and still shapes our way of life in Wisconsin.


Angels On Our Shoulders: World War II B-29 Superfortress by Edward F. Heiberger.  The Commemoratiev Air Force was in Madison recently.  We went to see some planes but had to stand in line about one hour to do a walkthrough of a B-24.  The B-29 came in to land as we were waiting.  Max Hastings's book Retribution: the Battle for Japan, 1944-1945 said the B-29s had all sorts of trouble because the plane was rushed into service.