Monthly Archives: May 2014

A Brown Bear becomes A Flame

The Unlikely Disciple, A Sinner’s Semester at America’s Holiest University by Kevin Roose; 2009; $24.99; 324 pages; Grand Central Publishing, New York, NY; 978-0-446-17842-6;378.55671 R781u; Purchased from Multnomah County Library, Title Wave Used Bookstore, $1.50; 5/22/14-5/23/14 A Brown University student transfers to Jerry Falwells Liberty University for a semester to write a tell all about the […]

I think it would be a good movie

The Chase by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg; 2014; $28.00; 303 pages; Bantam Books, New York, NY; 978-0-345-54308-0; Mystery; checked out from Multnomah County Library, North Portland; 5/21/14-5/22-14 In The Heist  Evanovich and Goldberg introduced us to con artist/thief Nick Fox and FBI agent Kate O’Hare.  Nick is staying out of jail by helping the FBI collar other […]

Wish I could afford the VIP package

Face the Music: A Life Exposed by Paul Stanley; 2014; $28.99; 462 pages; HarperOne, New York, NY; 978-0-06-211404-4; 782.42166 S 788f; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Midland; 5/19/14-5/21/14 Paul Stanley was born without two things.  One the name Paul Stanley and the other his right ear.  He was born Stanley Eisen and without a right ear he […]

Imagine if you will a world where Olivia Newton-John sings “Let’s Get Metaphysical”

Buddha’s Little Finger by Victor Pelevin; 1996; $16.00; 335 pages; Penguin Books, New York, NY; 978-0-14-100232-3; Fiction; Checked out from Multnomah County Library, Central; 5/16/14-5/19/14 What is the story?  I have no f**kin’ idea what the story is or what the story is about, if it’s about anything.  It is so freakin’ weird that I felt […]

A non fiction sequel

Thank You For Your Service by David Finkel; 2013; $26.00; 256 pages; Sarah Crichton Books, New York, NY; 978-0-374-18066-9; 362.86 F499t; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Hollywood; 5/13/14-5/16/14 David Finkel continues to follow the soldiers and families that he first wrote about in The Good Soldiers.  He focuses on a squared away soldier who part way […]

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