Category: Book Review

book and author reviews

Postcards of Nursing: A Worldwide Tribute

By: Michael Zwerdling zna@nursepostcard.com Publication Date: 2004 (issued in 2003) Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia Hardbound (cloth) 9″ by 12″, 640 full color illustrations, 384 pages, $65 Available in stores or from the author at P.O. Box 917, Burtonsville,…

The Tattoo Encyclopedia: A Guide To Choosing Your Tattoo

By: Terisa Green tgreen@bigrocket.com  Illustrator: Greg James ISBN: 0743223292 Available From: http://www.simonsays.com, http://www.amazon.com, http://www.barnesandnoble.com Price: $14.00 Tattoos are raging in popularity today, with no signs that demand for them will be abating any time soon. In 1996, tattooing emerged as the sixth fastest…

Book review: Department Thirty by David Kent

Department Thirty By: David Kent Pocket Star Books Mass Market Original Publication date: July 1, 2003 Price: $6.99 ISBN: 0-7434-6998-4 Meet Ryan Elder, a typical college student looking forward to spending Thanksgiving at home with his mother and father in…

Book review: Judgement by Wade Hunter

JUDGEMENT Author: Wade Hunter ISBN: 1-59286-393-0, 362 pages, 6” x 9” Available From: http://www.publishamerica.com, http://www.amazon.com, http://www.bn.com, Barnes and Noble (Brick and mortar), and any other bookstore willing to order digital print books. Price: $24.99 Five years ago, Sam Yeager’s family…

Book Review: Prelude To Tragedy – Vietnam: 1960-65

Edited by: Harvey Neese & John O’Donnell – (Foreword by Ambassador Richard Holbrooke) Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD: ISBN 1 55750 491 1 Flawed Policies Led To Disaster in Vietnam The tragedy is “It needn’t have happened!” say people who…

Was Sirhan Sirhan a Programmed Assassin?

Was Sirhan Sirhan a Programmed Assassin? (James Musgrave, Author of Sins of Darkness) Programmed assassins attacked America on 9/11/01. Sins of Darkness shows how programmed terrorists were being created in the United States. Long before the training camps of Osama bin Laden, there…

Jack Jacobs and the Doomsday Time Machine

Jack Jacobs and the Doomsday Time Machine (…and the Fun and Games of Self-Publishing) By: Albert S. Abraham I started writing this book in the early part of January 2002 and finished it about 10 weeks later. I wanted to…

OP MAGAZINE: A New Book Magazine

By: Dee Stewart, Editor – P. Scott Brown, Publisher OP, a magazine about book culture, collecting and commerce, launched at an interesting time in bookselling history. The word we hear most often about the out-of-print book market these days is…

Review: Sic Ravings

A review of SIC Magazine, the world’s only magazine devoted to mockery of books, bookselling and the culture of books: a miscellany of bookish jokes, bad puns, fingerpointing, stories & satire. Spring 2003 and Winter 2002 now available. Cost is…