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).
A "marvelous, thought-provoking, daring novel" about a father's deluded love for his daughter $0.99
What if Don Quixote were an Ohio janitor who loved comic books? "A fun read of a journey of discovery, adventure, and relationships." $1.99
Lyrical, narrative, and dramatical works, with subjects imagined, invented, and derived from Native American culture. "... ambitious, epic in its style, containing many great lines and ideas, but also strangely baffling." $1
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." $3.99
The reader is advised that this book has almost nothing to do with Christmas ... Pay what you Want!
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
Veteran reviewer offers insights & solutions for the world of book reviewing. Robert Recommends! $3.99