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reviewed Tito Ortiz - This Is Gonna Hurt: The .... May 28, 2010
posted in WHAT CAN I SAY?
Tito Ortiz - This Is Gonna Hurt: The Life of a Mixed Martial Arts Champion
   TITO ORTIZ    THIS IS GONNA HURT       I have had this book since it first came out and to be honest I don't know why I have not reviewed it yet. I was looking …
reviewed A Game of Thrones. June 22, 2010
A Game of Thrones
When I first picked up George Martin's A Game of Thrones, it felt as if I was betraying my fantasy author idol Robert Jordan. It began when I agreed to read the first book of from The Song of Ice …
reviewed Mary Barton. October 09, 2010
Mary Barton
Manchester, England was where the Industrial Revolution was born, and while the philosophies of capitalism may have been born on the steep streets of Edinburgh to the north, its practical application …
reviewed Wallace Thurman - THE BLACKER THE BERRY. October 27, 2010
posted in Ubergizmo
Wallace Thurman - THE BLACKER THE BERRY
"The blacker the berry   The sweeter the juice ...   -- Negro folk Saying"      is the first of two epigraphs placed at the beginning of the 1929 novel …
reviewed The One-eyed God: Odin and the (Indo-.... October 29, 2010
The One-eyed God: Odin and the (Indo-) Germanic Männerbünde (Journal of Indo-European Studies Monograph No. 36)
   In this work, Kris Kershaw explores the relationship between Odin and Berserk, not only within Scandinavia but in a wide ranging study looking at analogues in Greece, Rome, the Celtic lands, …
reviewed Sacred Treasure, the Cairo Genizah: T.... November 09, 2010
Sacred Treasure, the Cairo Genizah: The Amazing
Three discoveries of documents during the past 120 years, two in the 1940s, revolutionized the understanding of Jewish and Christian history. Scholars may differ on which of the three is most important …
reviewed Believe. November 26, 2010
Believe
   A charming set of short stories by established and new Turquoise Morning Press authors sure to set the tone for the upcoming holiday. Authors Amy LeBlanc, Cat Shaffer, Tonya Kappes, Margaret …
reviewed True Grit. December 04, 2010
True Grit
I read True Grit, Charles Portis's short novel that provided the basis for the John Wayne/Glenn Campbell movie in 1969, in preparation for the soon to be released Coen Brothers remake.   …
reviewed Icelandic Folktales and Legends. December 05, 2010
Icelandic Folktales and Legends
     This is a collection largely of material collected by Jon Arnason in the 19th century. The book focuses on four a few basic areas of folk stories generally believed to be true. These …
reviewed Roommates. December 11, 2010
Roommates
   Here's a true story that'll make you laugh, cry, and rejoice that you're alive. Today, when dysfunctional families threaten to be the norm, this family functions solidly together …
reviewed What Investors Really Want. December 21, 2010
What Investors Really Want
What Investors Really Want   Discover What Drives Investor Behavior and Make Smarter Financial Decisions   By: Dr. Meir Statman      McGraw Hill Publishers 2011   …
reviewed Last Words & Final Thoughts of Cathol.... December 30, 2010
Last Words & Final Thoughts of Catholic Saints and Sinners
Nothing comes closer to the purest truth than the last utterances of the dying or the thoughts of those who newly know they go soon from the earth into death. Who do they think of? Who do they advise? …
reviewed Mary Ann in Autumn: A Tales of the Ci.... January 08, 2011
Mary Ann in Autumn: A Tales of the City Novel
       Although it was the 1970s when Armistead Maupin first introduced readers to the residents of 28 Barbary Lane, it grew from that newspaper serial to six bestselling …
reviewed Cabbage, Strudel and Trams, a novel b.... January 08, 2011
Cabbage, Strudel and Trams, a novel by Ivana Hruba
Hurts so much that all you can do is laugh, it seems. The Soviet Union, or Soviet Onion, as Ivana Hrubá writes, encompasses the occupation of many European countries, marked by human rights abuses and …
reviewed Perilous Fight: America's Intrepid Wa.... January 08, 2011
Perilous Fight is a new volume chronicling the lead-up and the fighting of the War of 1812 at sea.      Budiansky begins with the Barbary wars going over the fights and some of the …
reviewed The Adventures of Isaiah James Beach Boy. January 09, 2011
Reviewed by: Kris Quinn Christopherson       Synopsis:  The author’s first children’s book, The Adventures of Isaiah James Beach Boy, cohesively blends learning, …
reviewed Nicholas, That's Ridiculous: A Story .... January 09, 2011
Reviewed by Wayne S. Walker        Carpenter, Christa.  Nicholas, That’s Ridiculous: A Story About Being a Boy (copyrighted in 2008 and published in 2009 by Caballo …
reviewed True Grit: 1969 vs 2010. January 12, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
True Grit: 1969 vs 2010
*The following is meant as a discussion between the two films.  Sadly, it didn't fit in the Discussion section so it was placed here.      True Grit 1969 vs True Grit 2010   …
reviewed Woodswoman: Book Three of the Woodswo.... January 14, 2011
Woodswoman: Book Four of the Woodswoman's Adventures by Anne LaBastille
As much as I enjoyed the first two books in this series of four Woodswoman memoirs by Anne LaBastille, giving both high marks, there is a distinct dip in quality of copy in this third book. Woodswoman …
reviewed Coloring Outside Autism's Lines. January 17, 2011
Coloring Outside Autism’s Lines:     50+ Activities, Adventures, and    Celebrations for Families with Children With Autism   By: Susan Walton   9-781402-241208 &n …
reviewed Words by the Handful – Four Stories t.... January 17, 2011
Words by the Handful – Four Stories to Help You and Your Baby Communicate
Words by the Handful – Four Stories to Help You and Your Baby Communicate   By:   Mimi Brian Vance   Illustrated by:  Rosemarie Gillen   Published by: …
reviewed Magic Eyes of Little Crab. January 17, 2011
Magic Eyes of Little Crab   By: Dr. Mike Lockett; illustrated by Sun Lotto           Published by: Heritage Schoolhouse Press (USA)   …
reviewed New England's Stormalong: A Tall Tale. January 17, 2011
New England’s Stormalong: A Tall Tale   By: Louis Arthur Norton   Published by: Tate Publishing and Enterprises, 2009   ISBN-13: 978-1-60696-005-9   Price: …
reviewed Somebody Cares! By: Renee Heiss. January 17, 2011
Somebody Cares!   By:  Renee Heiss   Published by:  WestBow Press   Date:  2010   ISBN:  978-1-4497-0758-3   Price:  $16.95   …
reviewed One of Us. January 17, 2011
One of Us   By: Peggy Moss and Penny Weber   Published by:  Tilbury House Publishers, 2010   ISBN: 978-0-88448-322-9   Price: $16.95   Ages 5-12   …
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