161. Review-Is Anyone Out There?
December 12, 2010
Is Anyone Out There?, Nick Gevers and Marty Halpern (ed.), 2010, ISBN 9780756406196
This is a bunch of new science fiction stories exploring that age-old question: Is mankind alone in the universe?
A husband and wife laying outside on a clear night talk about aliens. Among the husb...
162. Review-Astronomy for Beginners
December 10, 2010
Astronomy for Beginners, Jeff Becan, 2007, ISBN 9781934389256
This book attempts to explain Earth, the solar system, our galaxy and our universe, in clear and easy-to-understand language.
For thousands of years, humans had made quite detailed observations about the heavens. It wasn...
163. Review-Red Serpent: The Prophet's Secrets
December 07, 2010
Red Serpent: The Prophet's Secrets, Delson Armstrong, 2010, ISBN 9780982952337
This is part 2 of a projected 14-book far future science fiction epic. It is all about humanity fighting to return to Earth from which they were exiled by a race of humanoid vampires.
In part 1, mankind, l...
164. Review-The Job Hunter's Survival Guide
December 05, 2010
The Job-Hunter’s Survival Guide, Richard N. Bolles, 2009, ISBN 9781580080262
Here is a basic job-hunting guide for the growing number of people who are unemployed, and don’t have the time, or desire, to read a lot of details.
Among the first things you should do is to do a Google s...
165. Review-The Skinny On Success: Why Not You?
November 29, 2010
The Skinny on Success: Why Not You?, Jim Randel, 2010, ISBN 9780981893594
This book, part of a series, attempts to distill a number of self-help books into a clear and easy to read format. It is intended for busy people who don’t have time to read all those self-help books.
166. Review-The Palm Oil Miracle
November 18, 2010
The Palm Oil Miracle, Dr. Bruce Fife, 2007, ISBN 9780941599658
This book is all about palm oil, a seemingly "miracle" vegetable oil that has been used for thousands of years, and is currently being used around the world. But it is generally unknown here in America.
The reason for A...
167. Where Cool Waters Flow: Four Seasons With a Master Maine Guide
November 11, 2010
Where Cool Waters Flow: Four Seasons With a Master Maine Guide, Randy Spencer, 2009, ISBN 9781934031285
This book looks at a year in the life of a Maine Guide, a person who is certified as knowing the lakes and forests around Grand Lake Stream, Maine. For most people, it’s an isolated bit ...
168. Review-Three Lives
October 17, 2010
Three Lives, Joe Washington, 2009, ISBN 9780615279930
Most people have to be content with just one life. This is the tale of a man who led three very different lives.
Nicholas Gambit is an African-American who has nearly graduated from the local university. He is desperate to escap...
169. Review-Red Serpent: The Falsifier
September 27, 2010
Red Serpent: The Falsifier, Delson Armstrong, 2010, ISBN 9780982952306
First of a series, this far-future tale is about humanity really needing a savior.
In the 34th century, humanity has lost the war against vampires from the planet Migra, and have been exiled to Regnum, a giant s...
170. Review-The Rich Switch
September 23, 2010
The Rich Switch: The Simple 3-Step System to Turn On Instant Wealth Using the Law of Attraction, David Hooper, 2009, ISBN 9781608420025
This very short book asserts that the Law of Attraction (who has not heard of it?) can be activated in your life using just three simple steps.