Literary Blog & Book Reviews by a Texas Ebook Geek
Nonparent’s Thoughts on Babies and how to raise them
Enroll your kid in a Chinese language class ASAP. By the time she’s in college, Mandarin will be the language of business.
Don’t buy your kid a camcorder or cellphone before her 10th birthday.
Don’t videotape your childbirth. Aren’t some things sacred?
Kids love blocks. And zoos. And Happy Meals.
Don’t bother creating a college saving fund (although saving for its own sake isn’t a bad idea). The university system is going down the tubes, and in 20 years, just-in-time learning and low cost distance education will take its place.
Transfer digital media to newer media formats every 5 years. Video memories matter!
Swim lessons for toddlers are well worth the cost!
the stigma of using psychotropic drugs is rapidly disappearing. Get used to it. She will be one drugged babe (and so will other members of her generation).
Government worker and his friends discover a way save his agency millions ... but instead of receiving praise, finds themselves in hot water. "Modern-day tale with working-class folks: part fable, part satire, and part comedy." $2.99
S. Africa stories "interwoven with themes of alienation, rebellion, awakening, and courage." $3.50
"Lisa Mason might just be the female Phillip K. Dick. Like Dick, Mason's stories are far more than just sci-fi tales, they are brimming with insight into human consciousness and the social condition." $3.99
What if you found yourself naked on a new strange planet -- just after being murdered?! $2.99
It's hard to kill when you're a telepath... unless your feelings are frozen by grief. (Interplanetary adventure) $5.99