2001

1-1-01-Monday
Boy Meets Girl
-J. Harris-courtship counsel

1-5-01-Friday
Dune:House Harkonnen
-B. Herbert, K. J. Anderson-scifi

1-11-01-Thursday
https://bookstooge.wordpress.com/2001/01/11/hard-times/

 

1-19-01-Friday
White Plague
-F. Herbert-fiction
-C– profanity, church mocking

1-20-01-Sunday
Til We have Faces
-C. S. Lewis-fiction
-A+-well written but point was hidden

1-26-01-Friday
Satori
-D. Schmidt-scifi
-C-profanity, poor attempt to explain eastern thot

1-27-01-Saturday
Avalon:The Return of Arthur
-S. Lawhead-modern fantasy
-B-some profanity, too explicit Morgian Le Fey

2-3-01-Saturday
Portrait of Italy
Mrs Lirriper’s Lodgings

-C. Dickens-fiction
-A-very descriptive

2-7-01-Wednesday
Wanderer
-D. Schmidt-scifi
-B-1 paragraph w\ profanity

2-10-01-Saturday
Restoration of All Things
-V. Abram-Kingdom Apologetics
-A+

2-16-01-Friday
Once a Hero
-M. A. Stackpole-fantasy
-A-very good

2-19-01-Monday
Talion:Revenant
-M. A. Stackpole-fantasy
-A-very good

2-26-01-Monday
https://bookstooge.wordpress.com/2001/02/26/our-mutual-friend/
Mark of a Man
-E. Elliot-nonfiction
-A

3-2-01-Friday
Magician:Apprentice
-R. Feist-fantasy
-B+

3-5-01-Monday
Magician:Master
-R. Feist-fantasy
-B+

3-7-01-Wednesday
SilverThorn
-R. Feist-fantasy
-85

3-14-01-Wednesday
Darkness at Sethanon
-R. Feist-fantasy
-80

3-22-01-Thursday
Andromeda Strain
-M. Crichton-fiction
-70-boring & too technical

3-23-01-Friday
Spinneret
-T. Zahn-scifi
-85-typical cool alien ideas, slow action

3-29-01-Saturday
Adventures of the Stainless Steel Rat
-H. Harrison-scifi
-80-funny but no morals or scruples

4-8-01-Sunday
The Eye of the Hunter
-D. L. McKiernan-fantasy
-80-interesting story but tried to interject shallow negative religious explanations
The Iliad
-Homer-fiction-classic
-85-too stylized and stilted for me.

4-14-01-Saturday
The Dark Glory War
-M. A. Stackpole-Fantasy
-92-original, gripping, sad ending

4-17-01-Tuesday
The Odyssey
-Homer-fiction-classic
-87-too repetitious

4-18-01-Wednesday
Quest For Love
-E. Elliot-marriage counsel
-95-excellent advice as always

4-30-01-Monday
The Postman
-D. Brin-scifi
-83-very humanistic viewpoint

5-8-01-Tuesday
SW:I, Jedi
-M. A. Stackpole-scifi
-85-good, fills in SW[Star Wars] universe
Voyage of the Jerle Shannara:Ilse Witch
-T. Brooks-fantasy
-86-on par w\ the other Shannara books

5-17-01-Thursday
Running with the Demon
-T. Brooks-modern fantasy
-82-extreme dualistic worldview

5-22-01-Tuesday
Watcher in the Shadows
-G. Househould-fiction
-86-dry, but well written w\ an inborn sense of honor

5-26-01-Saturday
Reaper Man
-T. Pratchet-fantasy
-82-humorous, light

5-28-01-Monday
Timeline
-M. Crichton-fiction
-84-well thot out, profanity

5-30-01-Wednesday
Otherland:City of Golden Shadow
-T. Williams-scifi
-85-multiple characters, profanity

5-31-01-Thursday
Batman:No Man’s Land
-G. Rucka-comic novelization
-84-interesting

6-9-01-Saturday
Villette
-https://bookstooge.wordpress.com/2001/06/01/villette/

6-11-01-Monday
I, Robot
-I. Asimov-scifi
-86-cool, but typical Asimov humanism

6-19-01-Tuesday
Winter’s Heart
-R. Jordan-fantasy
-88-typical, male\female arguments get old real fast tho

6-23-01-Saturday
The Naked Sun
-I. Asimov-scifi
-83-soso story, typical Asimovian logic

7-1-01-Sunday
The Child from the Sea
-E. Gouge-fiction-historical
-79-touchy feely, extreme speculation

7-3-01-Tuesday
The Man who was Thursday:A Nightmare
-G. K. Chesterton-allegorical fiction
-90-highly amusing & thot provoking

7-7-01-Saturday
The Scent of Water
-E. Gouge-fiction
-85-emotional look at life, interesting

7-15-01-Sunday
The Robots of Dawn
-I. Asimov-scifi
-79-too much unneeded sexuality

7-21-01-Saturday
Otherland:The River of Blue Fire
-T. Williams-scifi
-86-more interesting than volume 1

7-28-01-Saturday
Into the Out Of
-A. D. Foster-scifi/horror
-80-animism, blase

7-29-01-Sunday
The Trigger
-A. C. Clarke, M. Kube-Mcdowel-scifi
-60-more of a diatribe against Christians and guns than a scifi novel, pathetic

7-31-01-Tuesday
Witch World
-A. Norton-fantasy
-80-so slow!

8-4-01-Saturday
Green Dolphin Street
-E. Gouge-fiction
-86-real good look @ how people interact w\ eachother

8-7-01-Tuesday
Web of the Witch World
-A. Norton-fantasy
-79-juvenile, boring, didn’t even finish

8-11-01-Saturday
The Napolean of Notting Hill
-G. K. Chesterton-humorous fiction
-89-hilarious

8-12-01-Sunday
The Day the Tripods Came
-J. Christopher-scifi
-91-perfect prequel to the original Tripod Trilogy

8-18-01-Saturday
The Darkness and the Dawn
-T. B. Costain-historical fiction
-86-well written, very interesting
The Cat Who Walks through Walls
-R. A. Heinlein-scifi
-boring-extreme immorality

8-22-01-Wednesday
…Who Needs Enemies?
-A. D. Foster-short stories
-82-light, amusing, amateurish

8-24-01-Friday[assumed date]
Assignment into Eternity
-R. A. Heinlein-scifi
-85-good ol’ scifi

8-25-01-Saturday
Job:A Comedy of Justice
-R. A. Heinlein-scifi
-50-boring, blasphemous, shallow,
trivializing any & all thing spiritual

8-28-01-Tuesday
Double Star
-R. A. Heinlein-scifi
-86-excellent. his juvie fiction is so good!

9-1-01-Saturday
Puppet Masters
-R. A. Heinlein-scifi
-84-interesting, humans are top dog

9-3-01-Monday
Crystal Singer
-A. McCaffrey-scifi
-83-interesting ideas, but nothing really great

9-8-01-Saturday
Killashandra
-A. McCaffrey-scifi
-80-blase, milquetoast

9-15-01-Saturday
The Black Rose
-T. B. Costain-historical fiction
-88-if more history was written like this…

9-17-01-Monday
Time for the Stars
-R. A. Heinlein-scifi
-good ol’ scifi

9-20-01-Thursday
Thieves World:Thieves World
-L. A. Asprinn-editor-fantasy
-78-immoral, short stories

9-22-01-Saturday
The Rolling Stones
-R. A. Heinlein-scifi
-82-blase, too much ‘technical figuring’

9-24-01-Monday
Menace from Earth
-R. A. Heinlein-scifi
-84-short stories, some interesting

10-9-01-Tuesday
SW:NJO:Edge of Victory:Conquest
SW:NJO:Edge of Victory:Rebirth

-G. Keyes-scifi
-88-more action than previous NJO books

10-13-01-Saturday
The Complete Robot
-I. Asimov-scifi
-88-funny, silly, serious, touching, thot provoking-short stories

10-20-01-Saturday
The Green Years
-A. J. Cronin-historical fiction
-85-meloncholic

10-27-01-Saturday
Otherland:Mountain of Black Glass
-T. Williams-scifi
-86-good as second, no better tho

10-31-01-Wednesday
Galactic Odyssey
-Keith Laumer-scifi
-85-space age tale of swashbuckling, self-effacing hero, romance

11-3-01-Saturday
Camber of Culdi
-K. Kurtz-fantasy
-83-ok, bit too descriptive of scenery and objects for my taste. slow

11-15-01-Thursday
Saint Camber
-K. Kurtz-fantasy
-84-more used to style, still slow

11-16-01-Friday
Keys of the Kingdom
-A. J. Cronin-fiction
-85-a catholic priest in China
Orphans in the Sky
-R. A. Heinlein-scifi
-80-a twisted satire on belief & faith

11-23-01-Friday
The Book of Night with Moon
-D. Duane-fantasy
-81- magic cats, capricious gods

12-8-01-Saturday
Otherland:Sea of Silver Light
-T. Williams-scifi
-86-finale, couple of ok twists

12-16-01-Sunday
The Judas Tree
-A. J. Cronin-fiction
-78-a story of a weak, self-centered man who destroys those who love him. too much immorality and self to be a pleasure to read. LOUSY! I expected better of Cronin

12-24-01-Monday
The Complete Bolo
-K. Laumer-scifi
-84-short stories, funny, light, yet serious

12-28-01-Friday
Talion:Revenant
-M. A. Stackpole-fantasy
-89-well written, gripping

12-31-01-Monday
The Death of Sleep
-A. McCaffrey, J. Foster-scifi
-79-immorality, washout storyline, and no good, really lousy ending

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