Lots of nonfiction this month for some reason. Here are the brief summaries of the books I read this month.
A Voice for the Dead - James E Starrs & Katherine Ramsland - Starrs, a forensic investigator, examined the deaths of Dr. Carl Weiss, Jesse James, and others.
The Little Guide to Your Well-Read Life - Steve Leveen - Suggestions as to improving the number & quality of books read.
Being Perfect - Anna Quindlen - Thoughts about over-trying for perfection in life.
Dead Run - P.J. Tracy - Two police forces and the Monkeewrench team join forces to search for a cop and the two Monkeewrench women who disappeared on the way to Wisconsin.
Oh My Stars - Lorna Landvik - In the 1930s, a young woman bent on suicide joins up with a small group of musicians & everyone's lives change.
Call of the Mall - Paco Underhill - Business portrait of a mall.
The Spice Box - Lou Jane Temple - In 1864 New York, Irish immigrant Bridget Heaney's new job as a cook is disrupted when she finds the murdered body of her boss' son.
13 Seconds: A Look Back at the Kent State Shootings - Philip Caputo - Revisits Kent State 30 years after the shootings.
A Good Yarn - Debbie Macomber - Once more, three women become friends of Lydia's at the yarn shop on Blossom Street.
Take Big Bites - Linda Ellerbee - The journalist's story of her life, adventures and food.
Dead Beat - Jim Butcher - The 7th Harry Dresden novel in which the Chicago wizard tries to prevent necromancers gaining power and killing thousands.
Honeymoon with My Brother - Frank Wisner - When Wisner's fiancee backs out, he travels the world for a year with his brother, Kurt.
Who's Afraid of a Large Black Man - Charles Barkley - Interviews about racism with people such as Tiger Woods, Bill Clinton and Morgan Freeman.