Book Thoughts

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

Today
August
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reviewed: Review of The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Well this novel certainly lived up to the hype. What a beautiful, and heart-breaking story of two adult sisters living throu...
The Nightingale - Kristin Hannah
August 2017
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August 2017
18
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reviewed: Review of The Pearl by John Steinbeck
This was a novella from Steinbeck that was honestly very depressing. Without giving any of the story away, the book looks at ...
The Pearl - John Steinbeck
August 2017
17
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reviewed: Review of A Murder of Quality by John le Carre
My second George Smiley novel in as many days. This books was not a spy-thriller, but was more of a simple murder mystery. ...
A Murder of Quality - John le Carré
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August 2017
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August 2017
15
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reviewed: Review of Call for the Dead by John le Carre
I had been meaning to read John le Carre for quite some time, and decided that my week on vacation was the perfect place to s...
Call for the Dead - John le Carré
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reviewed: Review of The End of All Things by John Scalzi
This was the sixth book in the Old Man's War series and as always, I enjoyed the read. This book continues the story from th...
The End of All Things - John Scalzi
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August 2017
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August 2017
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Busy weekend. Just wedding planning and reading basically. The Sunne in Splendour is so good. I have to read all this woma...
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reviewed: Review of Theodore Roosevelt's History of the United States by Daniel Ruddy
I loved this book! What a neat idea to take pieces from Teddy's Roosevelt's writings (and he wrote more than most mortals) an...
Theodore Roosevelt's History of the United States - Daniel Ruddy
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Please welcome a new blog post series called Follow Friday with book bloggers. Reading and blogging isn't a solo activity tha...
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