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).
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." $0.99
A "marvelous, thought-provoking, daring novel" about a father's deluded love for his daughter $0.99
Reviews of Major Releases
Links to reviews of major releases by NBCC book reviewers
Danny Yee BRs
Smart reviews on eclectic subjects — fiction, computers, science, history
Delightful manufacturer of literary listicles!
Great Group Book Review Blog from New Zealand
"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
Anthology for readers’ “craving for emotionally and intellectually satisfying erotica.” $7.99
Veteran reviewer offers insights & solutions for the world of book reviewing. Robert Recommends! $3.99
"This achingly personal, contemporary version of the Inferno is both truer to its prototype and more daring." $4.99