Tag: ebook reader

So many books, so little time

Being such a slow reader, I often lament that there are sooooo many books to read, but, sooooo little life to read them.  The older I get, the more that applies. Well, I was surfing today and found a Gizmodo article that tells me Google has figured out […]

August 2010 Thrillers

There are 38 new Thrillers for your summer (even though school is starting, or, in some cases, has already started…..hmmm, whatever happened to “summers”?) reading pleasure. I’m re-reading “HP and the Deathly Hallows” getting ready for the movie in November.  Interesting how little I remember from the first […]

"Crime Scene Cleanup" by Mike Pihlman

Genre: Horror Larry works as a crime scene cleaner. One day, Larry is working a particularly disturbing crime scene.  Entrails all over the house. Everywhere Larry went he found, and had to clean up, intestines. Miles of fresh hot intestine….what the heck is going on?  How can this be? […]

"Burglar by Wire" by Mike Pihlman

Genre: Horror Jean was tired of burglers breaking into her house when she was at work. Iron bars on the windows, a sophisticated burglar alarm, dogs (both big and small), cameras…nothing worked. Jean was an astro physicist with a love for tinkering.  She decided the time was right […]

July 2010 Thrillers

There are 44 new Thrillers for July!  Happy reading and have a safe 4th of July (for my U.S. reader)  🙂 100 Must Reads, Edited by David Morrell & Hank Wagner Midnight Angels, by Lorenzo Carcaterra Blood Law, by Jeannie Holmes They’re Watching, by Gregg Hurwitz The Long […]

"You're Killing Me" by Mike Pihlman

Genre: Horror Boss was always right.  Problem is he let his employees know how “stupid” they are everyday with a simple saying “You’re killing me”. David was working on a particularly difficult task.  Needing some help, he asked Boss. “You’re killing me David, you need to be able […]

Book Review: "Prime" by Nate Kenyon

Genre:  Science Fiction / Cyberpunk Rating:  5 WaterTowers My first Nook e-book. Since this was a novela by Nate Kenyon (who by the way spurred my interest in horror (with a little help from Bram Stoker) with “The Bone Factory”….see the review under Nate to the right), I […]

Barnes & Noble Nook for Fathers Day

  If you have been reading this blog for awhile, you know that my stand on e-book readers has softened from “firmly…staunchly…against”, to “I understand that the stories (and authors) are not going away”, to…. Well gee…..I now have the Nook !! Was I enthusiastically looking forward to […]

"Twitter Killer" by Mike Pihlman

Background:  Twitter is a social networking tool that allows a person to tweet information about themselves or their business in 140 characters or less. It is not known why, but, there has been a recent spate of killings in the area.  Mostly middle management types with known dysfunctional personality issues. […]

Thrillers June 2010

There are 47 new Thrillers this month!  Wow! Here is the list….happy reading. Click on a book title to read the feature story Sizzling Sixteen by Janet Evanovich Broken by Karin Slaughter Day One by Bill Cameron Damaged by Pamela Callow Ice Cold by Tess Gerritsen Running Dark […]

"Drive By Wire" by Mike Pihlman

Information: Recent events have brought to light the ever increasing use of computers in automobiles.  It turns out that stepping on the brake is now a virtual movement where your physical foot pressure is interpreted by a computer.   Pretty soon computers will drive your car. Boss does […]