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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August 2018
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reviewed: Review of Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
Vonnegut is certainly quirky, but I always enjoy his novels. This book sarcastically looks at life and death, weapons of mas...
Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut
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reviewed: Review of The Life and Times of Michael K by J.M. Coetzee
The is my second novel by Coetzee and I am still not that impressed. This one is depressing - it starts that way and ends th...
Life and Times of Michael K - J.M. Coetzee
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reviewed: Review of The Face of a Stranger by Anne Perry
I liked it, but I didn't love it. This is the first in a series that I will certainly continue, and I imagine that the later ...
The Face of a Stranger - Anne Perry
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August 2018
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August 2018
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August 2018
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reviewed: Review of Sapiens by Yuval Harari
I found this to be one of the more fascinating and thought-provoking books I have read in years. While most of the explanati...
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind - Yuval Noah Harari
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reviewed: Review of The Fourth Hand by John Irving
This was my fourth Irving novel and while I did enjoy his writing as always, this particular story didn't move me like the pr...
The Fourth Hand - John Irving
finished reading:
August 2018
07
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reviewed: Review of Tarkin by James Luceno
My first Star Wars Cannon novel that was not simply a movie novelization. I enjoyed learning more of the background of Gover...
Star Wars: Tarkin - James Luceno
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August 2018
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July 2018
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July 2018
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reviewed: Review of The Man From St. Petersburg by Ken Follett
Not what I expected, but I very much enjoyed this read by Ken Follett. I went into the novel thinking it would be a typical ...
The Man From St. Petersburg - Ken Follett
July 2018
27
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July 2018
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