Monthly Archives: October 2010

forgotten book: Jeopardy is My Job

by Stephen Marlowe, © May 1962, Gold Medal 1962 paperback, mystery featuring Chester Drum the 48th in my review series of “forgotten” books I picked this up at the L.A. paperback show, Lessercon, a few years back and finally got around to taking … Continue reading

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Slow Progress

I’m making some headway with book packing, but as you can see, there’s a long way to go. Already 60 boxes packed, not counting the CDs. Those 1.3 cu.ft. boxes are heavy. So, here’s some pictures to show how things … Continue reading

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Meme: Book Title Communication

I saw this on Walker of Worlds blog, and thought I’d give it a try. Complete the following sentences with book titles that you have read this year. Put the author of the book in parenthesis. Here’s mine: I am: … Continue reading

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New Arrivals September 27 – October 3

Again, a two book week, one old, one new, both recommendations from blogs I read, the Secret Service Smith book from Randy Johnson’s blog. Here they are, with – as always – the covers first and the descriptions below. The second … Continue reading

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12 Worlds of Alan E. Nourse

by Alan E. Norse, (no editor named), stories © 1954-1963, WLC Books, 2010 trade paper, science fiction short story collection The 47th in my series of forgotten books This collection of a dozen science fiction short stories came into my hands because … Continue reading

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