Fatherland by Robert Harris

Title: FatherlandAuthor: Robert HarrisPublisher: Random House, 1992Originally published in the UK by Hutchinson. Fatherland is one of those books that has regularly crossed my path over the years, usually mentioned in an article about some other book I’d read.  I finally gave it a go and checked it […]

Talent is Overrated by Geoff Colvin

Title: Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else (audio version)Author: Geoff ColvinRead by: David DrummondPublisher: Tantor Media, 2008 I have a two hour commute each day and usually listen to free podcasts about books or running, but I recently discovered that I can download […]

Horns by Joe Hill

Title: HornsAuthor: Joe HillGenre: Horror/SuspensePublisher: William Morrow, 2010ISBN:978-0-06-114795-1Pages: 370 I read Joe Hill’s first novel, Heart-Shaped Box, and liked it enough to enter the giveaway for Horns on Goodreads.com.  Five days before the book’s release I received an advance reader copy in the mail.  There was no communication […]

Publishing a Blog with Blogger

Title: Publishing a Blog with Blogger, 2nd Edition Author: Elizabeth Castro Publisher: Peachpit Press, 2010 ISBN-10: 0321637526 Pages: 170 + index Series: Visual QuickProject Guide I came across Publishing a Blog with Blogger on the new book display at my public library.  Since I just started this blog […]

New Scottoline in March!

I’m so excited!  I just found out Lisa Scottoline’s new novel, Think Twice, is scheduled to hit the shelves on March 16, 2010.  If you haven’t yet read Scottoline, don’t wait any longer.  She writes mystery/thrillers that feature strong, realistic women who come off the page like someone […]

Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell

Title: Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10Author: Marcus LuttrellPublisher: Back Bay Books (2007)Little, Brown and Company; Reprint edition (2009), 464 pages Mixed feelings about this book.  I actually read it back in February of 2009.  I’d been looking […]