Blackout was another BookBub find that I don’t know I ever would have read had I not previously read John J. Nance’s first novel, The Last Hostage, that introduced his … Continue Reading Best Books of 2019 – Chapter 4
…And read I did. Anthony Horowitz actually wrote this Bond novel, Trigger Mortis, before writing Forever and a Day. It is set right after the conclusion of the Ian Fleming … Continue Reading Best Books of 2019 – Chapter 3
This book, In the Enemy’s House by Howard Blum, was a Christmas gift from my wife last year. It was a book I knew nothing about but after quickly reading the … Continue Reading Best Books of 2019 – Chapter 2
Happy New Year! Continuing with the tradition I started several years ago, I thought I would begin the New Year by posting around New Year’s Day my favorite books that … Continue Reading Best Books of 2019 – Chapter 1
I, like my daughter who possibly learned it from me, have always liked to make lists. Earlier in my marriage, I would make a list every weekend of the things … Continue Reading My Book Lists
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!