Marquis and Reprisal Elizabeth Moon number two in her Vatta's War series; a lot of fun, but a little heavy on the coincidences.
Engaging the Enemy Elizabeth Moon third of what feels like four in the series; again a lot of fun, and the best so far, IMHO.
The Lies of Locke Lamora Scott Lynch um, the introduction was great, but my interest just died in chapter one. Another book arrived and Locke was fast forgotten.
Warriors Max Hastings portraits of warriors from history, some you'd expect and many you've never heard of - definitely recommended.
The City Beneath Us NY Transit Museum with Vivian Heller if you are a fan of B&W photos and peeking into the hidden stuff underground, this is a neat read. The historical narrative is decidedly popcorn history, but it is well done and informative.
Underneath New York Harry Granick wow. A book from the age when SCIENCE would fix everything. And a great homage to the heights of 1947 technology.
Femalia Joani Blank ed. one does not really read this book per se; frank but not clinical, kind of erotic, and often loving photos of women's pink parts. Jessie Helms' head would explode if he saw this book.
Death Sentences Don Watson this book got a glowing review on NPR, but fails to live up to the press. Watson could have made his argument about the present disease in the Eglish language in the space of a magazine article. My bookmark is still stuck at page 56 of 167. Read the first chapter the next time you're at the library; that much is worth the effort.
Star Trek Chronology - The History of the Future Michael & Denise Okuda
Star Trek Next Generation Technical Manual Rick Sternbach & Michael Okuda