Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Al Capone Does My Homework:

Al Capone Does My Homework By: Gennifer Choldenko
Fiction: children’s, historical 212 pages
Book Count: 36

This is book three in the series. Click here for book two's info.  In this book the dad gets a promtion, thier house sets on fire and Al Capone "helps" with homework. 

Monday, September 23, 2013

The Gnome and Mrs. Meyers:

The Gnome and Mrs. Meyers By: Susan Klein
Fiction: E-book

This is a light read about a middle aged widow who wins the job of being the first human in an gnome exchange program.  A gnome comes to live with her and they have related adventures.  It is a fun story, but clearly is self published and includes sketches at the end of each chapter.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

The Ghost and Mrs. Hobbs:

The Ghost and Mrs. Hobbs By: Cynthia DeFelice
Fiction: Mystery, Children's, Audio Book

This is the second book in a series about a young girl, Allie, that can see ghosts.  You do not need to read the first book in the series to enjoy this book.  In this book Allie,  is haunted by a younger good looking man, who seams to have something to do with the old, scary lunch lady at her school.  It also is connected with fires.

3.75 hrs 3 CDs

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Dave Barry I'll Mature When I'm Dead:

Dave Barry I'll Mature When I'm Dead : Dave Barry's Amazing Tales of Adulthood By: Dave Barry
Non-fiction: Essays, Humor, Biography, Audio Book

These essays are almost all new stories about being any adult.  It includes info o dating, being a parent, technology, and his versions of a couple of famous TV shows and books.

4 hrs. 16 mins. 4CDs

Monday, September 09, 2013

The Shadows:

The Shadows: The Books of Elsewhere By: Jacqueline West
Fiction: Children's, Fantasy, Audio Book

When Olive moved into an old Victorian mansion, she knew something was odd.  There were all sorts of old, odd things left over from the last owner, a little old lady that died in the house. There were paintings that just didn't look right, and were glued onto the walls.  And then she found the magic glasses and the talking cats.  She learns that she can explore the paintings, going into them with her glasses, and she learns that there is something sinister behind the house and the paintings, but she has a hard time finding out who and what. 

5 hrs. 30 mins. 5 CDs

Sunday, September 08, 2013


Sovereign The Book of Mortals- Book #3 By: Ted Dekker and Tosca Lee
Fiction: Sci fi/Fantasy, religion, 327 pages
Book Count: 35

The review of the second book in the series can be found here. This book is the ending of the series. 

The book picks up years after book two.  There are only a few Mortals left and they are being hunted by both the Dark Bloods and the Immortals.  Then one of them make a virus that will kill both the Dark Bloods and the Immortals, the only down side is that it could turn them back to what they were before they ever encountered Johnathan. The scientist will not listen to anyone that points out that that will destroy them too, and is going to release the virus no matter what.  Rom runs to Feyn to try to save her and Jordin runs to the desert to find Roland and save the Immortals.

Saturday, September 07, 2013

Thank You Notes:

Thank You Notes by: Jimmy Fallon with the writers of Late Night
Non-fiction: Humor 164 pages
Book Count: 34

This book is a series of "letters" written to various things, places, and people in the style of the thank you notes on the show.