Tag Archives: Reviews

My Thoughts On Endo’s When I Whistle

FTC Disclaimer:  I received a review copy of this book for my fair and honest review and in no way was compensated for it. As I mentioned in my previous post, I was approached, for the first time, to participate in an advance review.  Ordinarily, I wouldn’t consider a review request but after taking some […]

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My Thoughts On Endo’s Volcano

FTC Disclaimer:  I received a review copy of this book for my fair and honest review and in no way was compensated for it. Late in March, I was approached, for the first time, to participate in an advance review.  Ordinarily, I wouldn’t consider a review request but after taking some time to read about […]

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My Thoughts On Kat Richardson’s Greywalker

Last week, I completed my reading of Kat Richardson’s Greywalker.  Greywalker was chosen by my sister as her selection for the reading group my brother, sister, and I have formed.  I ended up checking out a paperback version of the book from our local library, and here’s a quick summary of what the book is about: […]

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My Thoughts on Sun-Tzu’s The Art of War

I realize, I’ve been a bit behind with my blogging, and I’m hoping in the coming weeks, that I’ll be a bit more active with making posts.  About a week ago, I completed my reading of Sun-Tzu’s The Art of War.  As I mentioned in my starting post about it here, I read the Penguin classics […]

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My Thoughts On David Eddings’s The Belgariad Volume I

Last week, I completed my reading of David Eddings’s The Belgariad Volume I.  As I’ve mentioned previously, this book contained the first three books of the series, Pawn of Prophecy, Queen of Sorcery, and Magician’s Gambit.  I’ve already discussed my thoughts on Pawn of Prophecy, and you can read those thoughts in my post here.  In this post, I’ll be taking […]

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What’s The Fascination With Salinger’s The Catcher In The Rye?

The other day I completed reading J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher In The Rye after it being on my to be read shelf for a significant period of time.  As I mentioned in my post here, my brother had also been asking me to read it for quite some time now, and had even offered to lend […]

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My Thoughts On George Orwell’s Animal Farm

Last weekend, I completed my reading of George Orwell’s Animal Farm.  In Animal Farm we have a story of how animals take over their farm, Manor Farm, from their tyrannical owner Mr. Jones.  After they successfully drive Mr. Jones from the farm, the story tells of how the animals, led by the pigs Snowball and Napoleon, form their new […]

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My Thoughts On Michael Crichton’s Prey

A week ago, I completed my reading of Michael Crichton’s Prey.  As I mentioned previously, Prey was my brother’s choice for our reading group that includes my sister.  Prey is a book that’s awfully heavy on scientific details, and I think that’s the case for a couple of reasons, which I’ll get to in a moment. […]

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Bleak House Fridays – Week One

As I mentioned in my starting post here, I’m participating in a read-along for Charles Dickens’s Bleak House which is being hosted by Wallace at Unputdownables.  As I may have mentioned before, I very much have this love-hate relationship going with Dickens at present.  I read Great Expectations in college, and I really enjoyed that book.  In […]

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My Thoughts On Cornwell’s Sharpe’s Tiger

On Thursday evening, I completed my reading of Bernard Cornwell’s Sharpe’s Tiger.  My sister chose Sharpe’s Tiger for our informal discussion book club.  I wasn’t sure exactly what to think of this book when I first began reading it.  The first chapter or so started out so slowly, I wasn’t sure if I was going to enjoy […]

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