Thursday, May 27, 2004

The U.S.A. is running out of water and farms will dry up, Cadillac Desert

I have just finished reading a book that makes me want to run around shouting like Henny Penny that, "The Sky is Falling!!! The Sky is Falling!!!". She was wrong, but I’d be right. Only I’d be shouting that, "The water supply is finite, the water supply is finite." The book is called Cadillac... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, May 23, 2004

Four reviews in a rush, Cats, Mammoths, Sand And Fog and Things Unseen

The Cat Who Moved Mountains by Lillian Jackson Braun is narrated by a favorite of many listeners, George Guidall. It is 5 cassettes long, about 7 and one half hours of listening pleasure. This is a famous series about two Siamese cats, Koko the mystery solver and Yum Yum. They belong to 'Qwill', a... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, May 8, 2004

6 Audio Book Reviews and Running

Falling Behind and Trying to Catch Up: Short Reviews I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, excerpts from the book, collected here and read by Maya Angelou, explaining how she came to be who she is, from childhood to adulthood. I like to hear her reading her own words. Two cassettes and three hours long.... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, May 6, 2004

Three Wildly Similar Great Books, for teens and Abuelitas like me.

The best audio book of this group is feed, written by young Mr. M. T. Anderson and read very well by David Aaron Baker. This book has three audio cassette tapes and runs for five hours. It contains wonderfully real and scary ‘feeds’ read by John Beach, Josh Lebowitz, Tara Sands and Anne Twomey. I... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, May 5, 2004

Jane Austen and a book about emails

THE AUTHOR, JANE AUSTEN writes LADY SUSAN Jane Austen wrote her book, LADY SUSAN, over one hundred years ago ( two hundred years ago?), I believe, and though I didn't look it up for this review, as my reviews are not that 'in depth', I think that I'm correct. Well, within a hundred years of the... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, May 4, 2004

Mary Higgins Clark writes semi-scary stuff, but not too bad for my ol heart

TWO BOOKS BY MARY HIGGINS CLARK I have read, or rather, listened to many books by this author. The two that I listened to this week were Silent Night and Before I Say Good-bye. The first book was written in 1995 and consists of four audio tapes and is only three and one half hours long. It is read... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, May 1, 2004

THE BLIND ASSASSIN BY Margaret Atwood, grandma's love letter

THE BLIND ASSASSIN BY Margaret Atwood, was written in 2000 and consists of 11 cassette tapes and takes about 18 hours to listen to. It is a novel within a novel and it tells of secret lives within real lives. Let me say that the last few words of the novel read like my About Me Page here on Blogit.... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, April 25, 2004

Irish Writers Touch the Souls of Folks....Maeve Binchy does.....

TARA ROAD by Maeve Binchy This book consists of 15 audio cassettes and is twenty-one and one half hours long. It is read by Jenny Sterlin who uses her voice very well to create separate characters. I liked her reading. Maeve Binchy is internationally known for her many books about life in Ireland. I... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, April 23, 2004

Clive Barker and Jean Auel, two sexy books, ahem........

Clive Barker's Coldheart Canyon embarrassed me. Wild and wooly, pretty much covers the situation. The author has an absolute ball telling stories about Hollywood's 'old guard' stars and making up some about it's present, albeit 'fantasy' stars in his novel. This book is read by Frank Muller, just... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, April 22, 2004

Authors Max Brand and William Bernhardt, two books

CATCHING UP, 2 IN 1, BRAND AND BERNHARDT Max Brand wrote a book named Sixteen in Nome in 1930. The language is a tiny bit old fashioned and the reader addresses this well in his voice, the book is well read, though the reader's name is not included on the dust jacket of my library version, nor is... Sign in to see full entry.

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