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Teaser Tuesday – Rise & Fall of Third Reich

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too […]

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Isn’t Reading History Great?

On June 16th, I began reading William Shirer’s The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich.  As I indicated in my now reading post, I’m reading this book with my brother.  We’re having a pretty good discussion about it on a group site we created on Posterous.  It’s been lively and interesting.  We’ve even gotten […]

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Teaser Tuesday – The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too […]

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Now Reading – The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

After a brief break from reading for a day, I’m now ready to tackle my next book, William Shirer’s The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich.  The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich is a book listed in my 2011 Goals for this year.  I will be reading and discussing this book with […]

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My Thoughts On Master & Commander

Earlier today, during my lunch break, I managed to complete my reading of Patrick O’Brian’s Master and Commander.  Hands down, Master and Commander has to be one of the better fictional books I’ve read in quite some time (outside of my classics reading).  🙂 The story was wonderful, the character development fantastic, and the action […]

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Teaser Tuesday – Master and Commander

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too […]

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Reading Groups

For as long as I can remember since I left school, I’ve pretty much read books solo.  One of the primary reasons for reading books without the benefit of a discussion partner is the fact that not too many people seem to be overly interested in reading whatever I’m reading at that particular moment in […]

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Now Reading – Master and Commander

My initial plan, after completing President Bush’s Decision Points, was to dive right into William Shirer’s The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich; however, last weekend, something unexpected occurred.  My brother mentioned he was very interested in reading The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich with me.  I couldn’t help but delay a […]

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My Thoughts On Decision Points

Last night before turning in for the evening, I completed my reading of President Bush’s Decision Points.  As I mentioned in my first impressions post, I was very much impressed with the President’s candor with all the issues he discussed in his book.  However, I can say with complete honesty, this candor wasn’t exactly what […]

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My Foray Into E-Reading

Early last week, I finally decided to pick up an e-reader.  After many months deliberating whether I wanted to enter into the world of e-reading, and debating which e-reader to get, I ended up purchasing an Amazon Kindle.  I spoke some about my deliberation with e-reading here. I decided upon the Kindle after I saw […]

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