Creatures of the Abyss by Murray Leinster

Creatures of the Abyss by Murray Leinster My rating: 3 of 5 stars I listened to the LibriVox free audio version, narrated by the wonderful Mark Douglas Nelson. Radar expert and electronic engineer Terry Holt has been recruited by a scientific expedition in the Phillipines to make underwater listening devices. They won’t tell him what [Read More...]

What I’m Reading: America – The Last Best Hope (vol. 1) by William Bennett

America: The Last Best Hope, Volume 1: From the Age of Discovery to a World at War by William J. Bennett My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is just what I wanted. An American history that is even-handed and thorough, yet doesn’t bog me down so I can never get the overall gist (such [Read More...]

The Restless Flame by Louis de Wohl

The Restless Flame by Louis De Wohl My rating: 4 of 5 stars Having dropped The Brothers Karamazov and realizing I will have to resort to Cliff Notes before my book club meets in August (there’s a first time for everything), I am moving on to the next BIG BOOK they chose. The Confessions by [Read More...]