NEXT (Michael Crichton)

NEXT Michael Crichton HarperCollins, 2006 ISBN: 978-0-06-087298-4 I’ve been reading plenty of books in the 18 months or so since I last posted a “book blog” entry. I’ve been a lazy blogger. I admit it. After waiting for my number to come up for this book on loan from the library, I began reading “NEXT” […]

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Nickel and Dimed (Barbara Ehrenreich)

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America Barbara Ehrenreich Owl Books (May 1, 2002) ISBN: 0805063897 Not quite a week ago, I caught an episode of Morgan Spurlock’s new “30 Days” television series on FX. In this particular episode, Spurlock and his fianc?e attempted to live on minimum wage for a month. I […]

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The Burning Times (Jeanne Kalogridis)

The Burning Times : A Novel of Medieval France Jeanne Kalogridis Simon & Schuster, 2002 ISBN: 0684869241 A few weeks back, I checked this book out of the library for a re-read, having initially read “The Burning Times” nearly a year ago. I hadn’t expected to get hooked when I first picked up “The Burning […]

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Pay It Forward (Catherine Ryan Hyde)

Pay It Forward Catherine Ryan Hyde Pocket Books ISBN: 0743412028 If I hadn’t had anything else on my plate, I would have read Catherine Ryan Hyde’s Pay It Forward straight through. Even so, I pushed some things off and shuffled the schedule around in order to make time for reading. I had seen the movie […]

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