Herb M. (mattord) - Reviews

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Beowulf's Children aka The Dragons of Heorot (Heorot, Bk 2)
Beowulf's Children aka The Dragons of Heorot (Heorot, Bk 2)
Author: Steven Barnes, Jerry Pournelle, Larry Niven
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 53
Review Date: 6/2/2005


Great hard-SF title. Good read.


Brain Droppings
Brain Droppings
Author: George Carlin
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 110
Review Date: 10/24/2005
Helpful Score: 1


Expected sarcastic wit.


The Christmas Sweater
The Christmas Sweater
Author: Glenn Beck
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 224
Review Date: 10/16/2009


Touching story with positive values.


Claws That Catch (Looking Glass, Bk 4)
Claws That Catch (Looking Glass, Bk 4)
Author: Travis S. Taylor, John Ringo
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 15
Review Date: 9/30/2009


Yet another fantastic extension of this series. I want another one!


Corporate Information Systems Management:  The Challenges of Managing in an Information Age  (Paperback version)
Review Date: 4/20/2005


Used as a textbook, this is one edition out of date from current.


Eternity (Eon, Bk 2)
Eternity (Eon, Bk 2)
Author: Greg Bear
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 18
Review Date: 4/17/2005
Helpful Score: 2


Great 'hard' SF novel. I enjoyed this book immensely and do not want to part with it, but need the room.


Glory Road
Glory Road
Author: Robert A. Heinlein
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 5
Review Date: 4/20/2005


This book is by Robert A. Heinlein.


Guide to Computer Forensics and Investigation
Review Date: 12/23/2005


This is the first edition of this book. The second edition is much improved. But, this book does provide a solid foundation of the procedures and technical skills needed in the field of computer forensics.


Guns of the Timberlands
Guns of the Timberlands
Author: Louis L'Amour
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 31
Review Date: 9/26/2005
Helpful Score: 1


A nice, quick read in the expeced tradition of L'Amour. Nothing new here, but I still liked it.


Hark! (87th Precinct, Bk 54)
Hark! (87th Precinct, Bk 54)
Author: Ed McBain
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 21
Review Date: 2/6/2007


This is your basic policy procedural. If you like the first half of Law and Order tv shows, this is a book you will love.


Lab Manual for Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals
Review Date: 12/18/2005


Workable lab manual for the accompanying book.


Living Out Christ's Love: Selected Writings of Toyohiko Kagawa (Upper Room Spiritual Classics. Series 2)
Review Date: 4/17/2005


One of the 'books of wisdom' that has to go to make room for new things to read.


March Upcountry (Empire of Man, Bk 1)
March Upcountry (Empire of Man, Bk 1)
Author: John Ringo, David Weber
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 101
Review Date: 2/22/2006


Opening title in a series of 4 (as of early 2006).


Midshipman's Hope (Seafort Saga, Bk 1)
Midshipman's Hope (Seafort Saga, Bk 1)
Author: David Feintuch
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 52
Review Date: 11/30/2005


stirring space opera.


The New York Public Library Desk Reference (Paperback)
Review Date: 12/23/2005


lots '0 facts


Orphan's Alliance (Jason Wander, Bk 4)
Orphan's Alliance (Jason Wander, Bk 4)
Author: Robert Buettner
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 35
Review Date: 3/11/2012


This series is top-notch military SF. Well-written, entertaining. The best recommendation I can give is that it is worth the time it takes to read.


A Pattern for Life: Selected Writings (Upper Room Spiritual Classics)
Review Date: 4/17/2005


Classical thought.


Pretender
Pretender
Author: C. J. Cherryh
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 13
Review Date: 9/30/2009


Cherryh is simply the best at this extended character development approach to SF.


Principles of Information Security
Principles of Information Security
Author: Michael Whitman, Herbert Mattord
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 11/11/2005


I wrote this book. This is the first edition and the 2nd is now being used in colleges around the world.


Regenesis
Regenesis
Author: C. J. Cherryh
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 10
Review Date: 10/16/2009


Fantastic continuation of the Cyteen story and the life and times of Ari II.


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