Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Sounds Are Recorded and Sold

Music Is Recorded, Encoded, Packaged, and Sold.

Invasion of Privacy by Cardi B. New York rapper raps raps about life.

When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? by Billie Eilish. American teenage singer sings songs and becomes instantly internet famous.

Originals by Prince. Minnesota singer sings songs he wrote for other musicians.


Smart Studios Story by Wendy Schneider. Documentary of the recording studio in Madison that recorded Nirvana, Garbage, and other famous acts.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Steve Hockensmith's Returns


The Double-A Western Detective Agency by Steve Hockensmith. Old Red and Big Red Amlingmeyer have established a detective agency. It's 1894 and the Amlingmeyers are dedicated to the Sherlock Holmes method of detecting. But there first case is a range war and the customers want guns not clues.


The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman. A very introverted woman finds out her long absent father has died and then learns she has an extended family of siblings, nieces and nephews. Woman is discombobulated.

Someone to Honor by Mary Balogh. Romance novel and the cover is almost all green except for a woman model in a gown. The gown is kinda green tinged. Balogh has written approximately 4,372 novels.

Killing With Confetti by Peter Lovesey. Son of a high raning cop and daughter of a mob boss get married in Bath. The wedding guest list kinda clashes and some dude has to run security and make sure no one dies.


The Battle of Gettysburg: a soldier's first-hand account by Colonel Frank A. Haskell. This is supposed to be one of the most famous accounts of the battle and is written by a Wisconsin soldier who died a year later. The library's last copy fell apart.

Adrenaline Junkie: a memoir by Les Edgerton. Life a convict, armed robber, famed hairdresser, and accomplished writer.