Thursday, May 16, 2019

Learn Something With NonFiction


The Mueller Report: report on thw investigation into the Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election by Robert S. Mueller, III. It took a while to get this in and processed.

Professor At Large: the Cornell years by John Cleese. Collection of speeches, classes, sermons, and essays from the past 20 years. Page 76 says, "he was an extraordinary... idea... and the bulk... of it is anguish."

How Technology Works: the facts visually explained by DK Press. Many illustrations with basic facts.

Marvels Avengers Endgame: the official movie special edited by Jonathan Wilkins. Stuff about a movie I have not seen.

The Keto Diet Cookbook by Leanne Vogel. I hear people are into this.

Legal Guide for Starting a Small Business, 16th edition by Fred S. Steingold and David M. Steingold. We needed the newer edition.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

A New Gischler Novel


Warrior Prime by Victor Gischler. New book in Gischler's fantasy series about people who get magic tattoos. Magic tattoos? Yeah, it sounds silly but Gischler always delivers. Stabbing swords included.


The Summons by Heather Graham. Number 27 in the Krewe series. Dang, Graham, take a break. Go to Ireland for a while and hang out for a while.

Prairie Fever by Michael Parker. Parker lives in North Carolina and Austin, TX. Love story in 1900 Oklahoma.

Resistance Women by Jennifer Chiaverini. Wisconsin woman marries a German and moves to Berlin in the '30s. Knitting and quilting content unknown.

The Satapur Moonstone by Sujata Massey. The only female lawyer in 1922 Bombay heads to a remote princely state to negotiate legal stuff. Sounds cool.

The Night Window by Dean Koontz. A Jane Hawk novel. I'm not sure what that means. I've not read any Koontz books in quite a while. The silliness and schmaltz started to annoy me.


Women With Money: the judgment-free guide to creating the joyful, less stressed, purposeful (an, yes, rich) life you deserve by Jean Chatzky.  Page 156 says, "Not so much."

Weird Parenting Wins by Hillary Frank. Page 19 says, "In sheer desperation, we ended up teaching ourselves  how to do Tuvan throat singing over the course of that hour-long drive!"

Mayo Clinic Guide to Raising a Healthy Child by Angela C. Mattke, PhD.  Page 319 says, "Colds are mostly a nuisance but not much more."

Audiobook on CD

The Big Kahuna by Janet Evanovich and Peter Evanovich.  7 hours on 6 CDs. Crime stuff.