New Books 1/14/19

Science and technology take the front row on this week’s shelf of books.  Four of our selections are listed on the Smithsonian’s Ten Best Science Books of 2018 list, four more will help you improve your technology skills, and another will develop your inner scientist in the garden.   Blogging for Dummies by Amy Lupold Blair… Continue Reading New Books 1/14/19

New Books 1/7/19

With our smartphones we have almost instant access to a plethora of facts covering almost any topic.  However, there is a lot to be said for a serial publication first published in 1868.  Top news stories of the year, U. S. facts and history, consumer information, sports and science are just a few of the… Continue Reading New Books 1/7/19

New Books 12/31/18

An author’s work can be furthered long after they are gone, such as two examples on this week’s shelf.  Tom Clancy passed away in October of 2013, but Jack Ryan, who first appeared in Clancy’s best-seller The Hunt for Red October, is still protecting the United States in Marc Cameron’s Tom Clancy Oath of Office.  In another… Continue Reading New Books 12/31/18

New Books 12/17/18

Current topics are on this shelf from the causes behind the opioid crisis to current research on medical marijuana, along with the 2018 Booker Prize winner by Anna Burns and a spin-off of George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones series.   Abandoned by W. Michael Gear A sci-fi action adventure, set on Donovan, a… Continue Reading New Books 12/17/18