I don’t recall how I became aware of this book or what prompted me to add it to my Amazon Wish list but when I found that its price had … Continue Reading Last of the Concorde
While I was on my car book binge in 2017, there were a couple of books that I read that provided an interesting dichotomy—“A Tale of Two Cities” so to … Continue Reading A Tale of Two Car Books
I am a long time fan of Clive Cussler and his swash-buckling Dirk Pitt novels having read every single one of the 23 books Cussler has published over the past … Continue Reading Best Books of 2018 – Chapter 5
Since I had read more non-fiction than fiction at this point in my reading year, I decided to treat myself on our vacation with a fiction thriller. I chose the … Continue Reading Best Books of 2018 – Chapter 4
It was on my own Atlantic crossing to Amsterdam in April 2018 that I chose to read this book by Dan Hampton, The Flight: Charles Lindbergh’s Daring and Immortal 1927 … Continue Reading Best Books of 2018 – Chapter 3
I have always been enamored with the US space program, having grown up during the era of the space race and since becoming an adult, having read many books about … Continue Reading Best Books of 2018 – Chapter 2
Happy New Year! I thought I would begin the New Year with a tradition I started several years ago by posting around New Year’s Day my favorite books from the … Continue Reading Best Books of 2018 – Chapter 1
One of the books that I read last year that did not make my “best of 2017 list” was Strong Medicine by Arthur Hailey. This was actually the second time that … Continue Reading Strong Medicine?
Continued from Car Books – First Gear, Second Gear, Third Gear, Fourth Gear, Fifth Gear And I did just that with my very next car book. After finishing Once Upon … Continue Reading Car Books – Overdrive
Continued from Car Books – First Gear, Second Gear, Third Gear, Fourth Gear Last year I inundated you with books about cars that I had read. In all my years … Continue Reading Car Books – Fifth Gear
I have always been enamored of the Golden Gate Bridge but it wasn’t until 1998 while on a business/vacation trip with my family that I got to see it … Continue Reading Building Books – Another Great Bridge!
I got the idea for this post from reading 50 Great American Places: Essential Historic Sites Across the U.S by Brent D. Glass. I heard about this book in a … Continue Reading What are Your 50 Greatest American Places?
Another great $1.99 BookBub find was Collision Course: The Classic Story of the Collision of the Andrea Doria and the Stockholm by Alvin Moscow. What sold me on this book … Continue Reading Best Books of 2017 – Chapter 5
And explore I did! No sooner had I read my first in the series of Agent Pendergast books that I bought another book. The first book, Relic, by Douglas Preston … Continue Reading Best Books of 2017 – Chapter 4
Following immediately on the footsteps of my previous BookBub bargain, I chanced upon another one. I was only vaguely familiar with the story of the building of the aqueduct to … Continue Reading Best Books of 2017 – Chapter 3
I’ve always been interested in reading books about our US space program and to date I think I have read almost every book written by an astronaut or about the … Continue Reading Best Books of 2017 – Chapter 2