Friday, October 11, 2013

Large Print Maserati

Large Print

New Large Print, 11 October 2013

Car Window

Maswerati emblem on the safety glass.

James Bond Plus the Usual Nonsense


Gutbliss: a 10-day plan to ban bloat, flush toxins, and dump your digestive baggage by Robynne Chutkan, M.D.  What an awful title.  What subtitle, "dump your digestive baggage."

Best American Comics: 2013 edited by Jeff Smith.  Smith writes and draws the Bone series which is extremely popular with elementary school kids.


Mr. Lynch's Holiday by Catherine O'Flynn.  Irish widower visits his son in Spain.

Solo by William Boyd.  In 1969 James Bond is tasked with settling a civil war in a West African country.

Styxx by Sherilyn Kenyon.  836 page fantasy novel.

The Double by George Pelecanos.  Spero Lucas, a lawyer's investigator in D.C., is asked by a woman to recover a painting.  Lucas has to confront a deadly hoodlum to get the painting.

Rasputin's Shadow by Raymond Khoury.  Thriller.

Usual Stuff

Storm Front by John Sandford.

Doing Hard Time by Stuart Woods.

Starry Night by Debbie Macomber.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Complex Thicket Deadline

Audio Books on CD

Dexter's Final Cut by Jeff Lindsay.  12 CDs at 14.5 hours.  Miami murder.

Deeply Odd by Dean Koontz.  8 CDs at 9.6833 hours.  Odd Thomas has to prevent a triple murder.

Dead Before Dying by Deon Meyer.  9 CDs at 10.75 hours.  Deon Meyer writes some great stuff.

Dead at Daybreak by Deon Meyer.  10 CDs at 11.75 hours.  Deon Meyer writes so much great stuff I bought two of his older books.

Never Go Back by Lee Child. 11 CDs at 13.5 hours.  Jack Reacher finds trouble and kills people.

The Maid's Version by Daniel Woodrell.  4 CDs at 5 hours.  This is short.  Only 5 hours?  BUt Woodrell wrote it so it must be five hours of greatness.

Thicket by Joe R. Lansdale.  9 CDs at 10.5 hours.  The latest and greatest by Lansdale.  Turn-of-the-century East TX and young Jack Parker needs to rescue his kidnapped sister from bandits.

Complex 90 by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins.  6 CDs at 7 hours.  Mike Hammer travels with a politician to Moscow and Hammer is arrested, escapes and gets into a gunfight.  Hammer sent back to the U.S. and the real trouble begins.

Deadline by Sandra Brown.  11 CDs at 12.5 hours.  Journalist does something.

I Hear the Sirens in the Street by Adrian McKinty.  8 CDs at 9.5 hours.  Northern Ireland crime.

First Grade Class Visits

First Graders

Lake Mills Elementary's first grade classes visited the library, Bank of Lake Mills, Sentry Foods, and the Post Office for career day.

1st Grade career Day visits, 10 October 2013

1st Grade career Day visits, 10 October 2013

1st Grade career Day visits, 10 October 2013

1st Grade career Day visits, 10 October 2013

1st Grade Classroom Visits for Career Day

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Concussions Wasted Espresso Rites


Concussions and Our Kids: America's leading expert on how to protect young athletes and keep sports safe by Robert Cantu, M.D. and Mark Hyman.  cantu works at Boston University's Center for the Treatment of Traumatic Encephalopathy which was featured in Frontline's League of Denial program.


W is for Wasted by Sue Grafton.  14 CDs at 17 hours.  Kinsey Milhone is asked to identify a John Doe body.

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent.  10 CDs at 12 hours.  Iceland.  The publisher did a video.

New Espresso Machine

I bought this for $2 at an estate sale this past weekend.  I'll try it out later this afternoon.  

New Espresso Maker