Awesome: Marine Corps Professional Reading List

Yes. It exists. “Each Marine is required to read the Commandant’s choice “First to Fight” by LtGen (Ret) V. Krulak. Each Marine shall also read a minimum of one book per grade per year.” (ALMAR 027/11 effective 8 July 2011) With Ender’s Game on it. Or they did when my informant was required to read [Read More...]

Kindle Fire vs. iPad UPDATED

My husband, Tom, has been given both. (I know. Lucky fella!) I asked him this morning which was better for reading. He said that he uses them interchangeably for nighttime reading. (Which is really the only time he reads for himself and not for work.) He said that his recommendation, for the price, would be [Read More...]

Zombies and Star Trek: Reviewing Night of the Living Trekkies

Night of the Living Trekkies by Kevin David Anderson My rating: 4 of 5 stars I remember seeing this book when it came out and then it slipped my mind. Stephen’s review put it squarely back in the middle of my radar. To be fair, Stephen’s reviews are always good reading, but this one was [Read More...]


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