Book Thoughts

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

Today
June
27
June 2017
13
read and rated
reviewed: Review of Conducting Research Literature Reviews
This was another book required for my class where I have to write a Literature Review. This is a one star book for excitement...
Conducting Research Literature Reviews: From the Internet to Paper (Volume 4) - Arlene G. Fink
finished reading:
May 2017
19
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reviewed: Review of White Noise by Don DeLillo
I have a really hard time with these types of books. It had no real plot. It just sort of meandered along with all of the c...
White Noise - Don DeLillo
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reviewed: Review of North and South by John Jakes
I had heard great things about John Jakes but for whatever reason, I had not read one of his books before. Epic historical f...
North and South - John Jakes
May 2017
18
finished reading:
May 2017
12
finished reading:
May 2017
06
liked:
This is an absolutely amazing work. Some of the first books I remember reading were about the battles and campaigns in the Pa...
liked:
“It is cold at six-forty in the morning on a March day in Paris, and seems even colder when a man is about to be executed by ...
liked:
The Lions of Al-Rassan is the second book I’ve read by Guy Gavriel Kay, the first being Tigana. I really enjoy his writing s...
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reviewed: Review of Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution by James McPherson
I enjoyed this short book of academic essay by the most famous Civil War historian James McPherson. The essays look at speci...
Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution - James M. McPherson, Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincol
finished reading:
April 2017
25
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reviewed: Review of Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee
A great many reviewers that I respect rated this book 4 or 5 stars and I hate to be the contrarian, but in this case, I reall...
Disgrace - J.M. Coetzee
finished reading:
April 2017
21
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reviewed: Review of Star Wars: Darth Vader Volume 1
This graphic novel tells the story of Darth Vader following the destruction of the first Death Star. I thought the story was ...
Star Wars: Darth Vader Vol. 1 - Salvador Larocca, Kieron Gillen
finished reading: