Book Thoughts

A place for me to give my thoughts on books, history, and their influence on my life.

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by C. J. Sansom Book 7 of the Matthew Shardlake Tudor Mystery series. Set in the rebellions of 1549 during the reign of E...
December 2018
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reviewed: Review of Rome Sweet Home by Scott Hahn
This is a very difficult book to rate. I appreciated the authors' deep faith and ability to share their religious experiences...
Rome Sweet Home: Our Journey to Catholicism - Scott Hahn, Kimberly Hahn, Peter Kreeft
December 2018
08
text: Booklikes Community
Quick question - is the Booklikes community dying? I just reviewed Michelle Obama's new memoir that has been out for about a...
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reviewed: Review of Becoming by Michelle Obama
What a delightful memoir by our former First Lady. She writes in a way that makes you feel like she is sitting in your living...
Becoming - Michelle Obama
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December 2018
07
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reviewed: Review of Hospital Sketches by Louisa May Alcott
This short read describes the experiences of Louisa May Alcott as a nurse in the Civil War. While I found some parts interest...
Hospital Sketches - Louisa May Alcott
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December 2018
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December 2018
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reviewed: Review of A Dangerous Place by Jacqueline Winspear
This was the book I had been dreading - my wife reached this point in the series long before me and put this book down in dis...
A Dangerous Place: A Maisie Dobbs Novel - Jacqueline Winspear
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December 2018
02
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reviewed: Review of Outliers by Malcom Gladwell
I had heard a lot about this book and really enjoyed reading it. I felt like there were anecdotes and insights on every page...
Outliers: The Story of Success - Malcolm Gladwell
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November 2018
30
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reviewed: Review of The Wine Lover's Daughter by Anne Fadiman
I love reading anything and everything by Anne Fadiman. For me, she is one of those authors whose writing just makes sense to...
The Wine Lover's Daughter - Anne Fadiman
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