Monthly Archives: July 2019

Current Reading: Getting Started On…

…various things. Sometimes, I get started on a book, then start another, then another, and don’t finish any of them within a week or two, sometimes longer. That’s the case this week, I’ve got three books going. Here they are: … Continue reading

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Heinlein: Farmer In the Sky

Farmer In the Sky by Robert A. Heinlein.  Scribner’s & Sons, 1950, hardcover and paperback. Juvenile novel # 4 This, the fourth of Heinlein’s YA (juvenile) novels, is about a teenaged boy and his family who emigrates to Jupiter’s moon Ganymede, which … Continue reading

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Current Reading: The Black Jersey by Jorge Zepeda Patterson

The Black Jersey by Jorge Zepeda Patterson, Random House 2019 hardcover / ebook, mystery, 314 pages. Every July, for years now, we watch the Tour de France on TV. In addition to seeing the beautiful French countryside, mountains and villages, there … Continue reading

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Forgotten? Heinlein: Red Planet

Red Planet by Robert A. Heinlein.  Scribner’s 1949, hardcover and paperback. Juvenile novel # 3 Colonists on Mars: ever a popular science fiction storyline. This time it’s a good guys vs. bad guys with the Martians caught in the middle. It … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Age of Legend by Michael J. Sullivan

Age of Legend by Michael J. Sullivan, Riyira Enterprises, Grim Oak Press 2019 hardcover, Legends of the First Empire (Book 4) 480 pages, fantasy. This is the just recently published fourth book in the series. Though I had a couple … Continue reading

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Forgotten? The Heinlein Juveniles: Space Cadet

Space Cadet by Robert A. Heinlein, juvenile sf #1.  Scribner’s 1948, hardcover and paperback. This is the second of the Heinlein juveniles, a long and successful series of a dozen science fiction novels published by Scribner’s. These were originally envisioned as a … Continue reading

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Current Reading: The Art of Rafael DeSoto edited by David Saunders

The Art of Rafael DeSoto edited by David Saunders, The Illustrated Press, July 2019 oversized (9×12) hardcover. Just published! This beautiful 224 page look at the work of pulp artist extraordinaire Rafael DeSoto is a must have for anyone with … Continue reading

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Forgotten? Heinlein: Rocket Ship Galileo

Rocket Ship Galileo by Robert A. Heinlein, juvenile sf #1.  Scribner’s 1947, hardcover and paperback. Another in my series of reading the Heinlein juvenile SF novels. Last time it was Citizen of the Galaxy, this time it’s the first of his juveniles, … Continue reading

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