Books Tumbleweed Ranch - On an open locker shelf, in the upstairs room with the chessboard, inside the shack. Cerulean Robotics - On the floor among the office desks, inside the building. NCR Correctional Facility - In the administration building, on the desk to the darkened room opposite Eddie's room Lucky Jim Mine - Inside the shack, on a metal shelf below the Varmint Rifle, right of the two empty fridges. --- 1/2 Voice of Reason, 1/2 Devil's Advocate, 1/2 Terrible at math.
The Jerky Vendor book (Barter) was in Primm, inside the hotel with the roller coaster. As for where... it was in one of the small rooms, though I can't remember which one exactly. I want to say it was on one of the top floors at the end of a semi-dark hallway, but it could have been the floor with the convict leader, too.
Forgot one... Chinese Special Ops (sneak) was inside one of the houses in Good Springs. I think it was the one just past Pete's house, but again, I'm not 100% sure. It's been a little while since I nabbed it. But I'm pretty sure it was just past Pete's house, I seem to recall seeing that old trailer just before going through the door.
Two in sloane. A nice little way to start the game, Dean Electronics in the miners sleeping quarters directly left as you enter the door and on one of the shelves. And then another that I forgot, I think it was, pugilism illustrated on the opposite well on a shelf by the lockers.