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Finding Daddy Warbucks
Finding Daddy Warbucks
Price: $4.39

5.0 out of 5 stars A Great Summer Read, July 4, 2014
Finding Daddy Warbucks is an amusing light romance that deals with serious issues. Hayley and her siblings seemed a bit too precocious at first, but the momentum of the story carried me along. A great summer read.


Breaking Free
Breaking Free
by Denis C Hickey
Edition: Paperback
Price: $11.98
27 used & new from $5.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Great read, June 25, 2014
This review is from: Breaking Free (Paperback)
Breaking Free is a great read. Denis Hickey decided to quit his job and travel around the world. This first volume takes him to Zimbabwe, Uganda, Kenya, and Egypt. He then travels on to Jordan and Israel, and then Siberia by way of Germany. Hickey pays close attention to the people and mores of the countries that he travels through. By no means a guidebook, he provides useful insights to any traveler in these regions. I’m sure not sure when his travels were; it was before the Arab Spring and terrorist attacks in Kenya, but it still rings true. I’m looking forward to the second volume, Breaking Free – The Traveler.


Kenneth Cole Reaction Any Other Day Colombian Top Zip Bag Ipad Tablet Case, Black, One Size
Kenneth Cole Reaction Any Other Day Colombian Top Zip Bag Ipad Tablet Case, Black, One Size
Price: $109.99
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5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful, June 25, 2014
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This a beautiful case. I've just gotten it, so I can't say how it will wear. It appears to be well made, as one would expect.


Ford Y-Block Engines: How to Rebuild and Modify (Workbench How to)
Ford Y-Block Engines: How to Rebuild and Modify (Workbench How to)
by Charles R. Morris
Edition: Paperback
Price: $17.97
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good guide, June 23, 2014
Ford Y-Block Engines is a well-illustrated guide to rebuilding this classic engine. Many color photos take you step-by-step through the process, from pulling the engine to testing the rebuilt engine. This is not a project for beginners, but this book gives the experienced mechanic all the information he needs.


The Secret World of Oil
The Secret World of Oil
by Ken Silverstein
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $18.35
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good Book, June 17, 2014
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The Secret World of Oil exposes the machinations of various oil traders and shady deal makers. If you’ve wondered how sanctions are busted or how all that money winds up in Swiss banks, you’ll find this interesting. And why do people like Tony Blair and Bill Clinton get paid so much for banal speeches?


The Winter Horses
The Winter Horses
by Philip Kerr
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $13.19
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4.0 out of 5 stars Horses, Nazis and Ukraine's tragedy, June 15, 2014
This review is from: The Winter Horses (Hardcover)
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Kerr has written another fine World War II novel, but Bernie Gunther isn’t here. This is not a mystery, but a novel of Ukraine under occupation. Max and Kalinka are trying to save rare animals on a preserve, as well as themselves. Tragedy seems to be a constant theme of modern Ukrainian history.


Planning For Long-Term Care For Dummies (For Dummies (Business & Personal Finance))
Planning For Long-Term Care For Dummies (For Dummies (Business & Personal Finance))
by Carol Levine
Edition: Paperback
Price: $16.07
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good overview, June 15, 2014
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Planning for Long-term Care for Dummies is a good introduction to the subject. Most people avoid planning for any possible physical decline as long as possible, but that is the worst mistake that you can make. This book provides a good overview to nursing homes and assisted living facilities, Medicare and Medicare, long-term care insurance and other issues. None of these are explored in depth, but you are pointed in the right direction for further information. It is useful having all the options presented in one book. Don’t wait until old age has caught up with you to start planning.


Cool Tools: A Catalog of Possibilities
Cool Tools: A Catalog of Possibilities
by Kevin Kelly
Edition: Paperback
Price: $31.39
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Whole Earth Catalog is Back!, May 28, 2014
The Whole Earth Catalog is back. Kelly worked on Whole Earth projects in the eighties and nineties, notably the Signals catalog. Cool Tools is based on his blog of the same name. Some of the tools from the WEC have survived into the 21st century, but most everything is new. (There are a few new reviews by Stewart Brand and J. Baldwin.)
Cool Tools is huge physically, and contains 1500 tools. Just like the old Whole Earth Catalogs. What kind of tools?. Hand tools, books, software, electronics, apps, and everything else. What’s new? The whole book is in color – no more yellowing newsprint. Each item has a QR code. (Most of these lead to Amazon, and Cool Tools does receive a referral fee from Amazon.)
So, if you ever found something useful in a Whole Earth Catalog, you want this. If you ever browse through your old WECs, wondering what a 21st century version would be like, you want this.
If you’re young, and wonder what the old hippy is blathering about, check out the Cool Tools blog. Synergy is an WEC meme, and the digital and print versions work well together.
As always, suggestions and reviews for new tools are solicited on the blog.


Tide Plus A Touch of Downy Liquid Laundry Detergent, April Fresh, 92 Fl Oz
Tide Plus A Touch of Downy Liquid Laundry Detergent, April Fresh, 92 Fl Oz
Price: $11.97

5.0 out of 5 stars Good detergent, May 11, 2014
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This new version of Tide - Tide Plus Downy, April Fresh - gets my clothes clean and lives them smelling nice.


Good to Her
Good to Her
by Enid Harlow
Edition: Paperback
Price: $16.65
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5.0 out of 5 stars Nicely written, May 11, 2014
This review is from: Good to Her (Paperback)
Good to Her is another well-written novel of New York City by Harlow. This is an realistic romance filled with historical detail.


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