Saturday, October 30, 2010

UPDATE, and a new book-related network

Hi folks, I know that I haven't been blogging lately, but there is a very good reason for that.  It's not that I haven't been reading much, but the types of books I have been reading has changed considerably.  You see, vet school has started, and I have been left with precious little time/energy to read for pleasure.  I've been feeling guilty for not posting reviews for a while, so I figured I would take a study break to review some of my more recent reads.  Without further adiue...

Title:  Textbook of Veterinary Physiological Chemistry
Author:  Larry R. Engelking
Genre:  Romance

A new-age take on a classic tale of eternal love and compassion.  Acetate is the upper class girl trying to make it on her own in the big city.  Carboxybiotin is the bad boy from the wrong side of the tracks who is trying to hide from his past.  Will they ever be able to reconcile their differences and make sweet, sweet malonate?  Not if Acetate's well-to-do father, Propionate, has anything to to with it.  He knows those young fatty acids only have one thing on their mind:  condensation.

Title:  Guide to the Dissection of the Dog
Author:  Evans de Lahuta
Genre:  Cop Drama

In a world where the hip bone's connected to the leg bone, and the leg bone's connected to the knee bone, Officer Neuron patrols the streets of the Central Nervous System superhighway.  One day, he comes upon a notorious synapse dealing in dopamine and gamma aminobutyric acid.  It's up to our protagonist to bring him down, and get back to his muscle at home in time for contraction.