Book Thoughts

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

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March 2017
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liked:
A charming short novel, a little pathetic, a lot poignant, and utterly European. A translation from its native French, it tel...
March 2017
22
read and rated
reviewed: Review of Research Methods by Sherri Jackson
Wow was this a tough read. I would give it a 5 star rating for the content and the exhaustive coverage of the topic, and I w...
Research Methods: A Modular Approach - Sherri L. Jackson
finished reading:
March 2017
21
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reviewed: Review of Lincoln As I Knew Him by Harold Holzer
A neat little book that is a collection of reflections by people who had met Abraham Lincoln. Many of these came from unpubl...
Lincoln as I Knew Him: Gossip, Tributes, and Revelations from His Best Friends and Worst Enemies - Harold Holzer
finished reading:
March 2017
19
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reviewed: Review of Eva Luna by Isabel Allende
I have always been a huge fan of Isabel Allende Her writing style is beautiful and her characters are memorable. This novel c...
Eva Luna: A Novel - Isabel Allende
finished reading:
March 2017
18
read and rated
reviewed: Review of Louisa by Louisa Thomas
It has been quite some time since I added a history book to my favorites list, but this book has earned a spot! A fantastic ...
Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams - Louisa Thomas
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February was all about love, book love. But let's face it, in book lover's world the book affection lasts 24/7 all year long....
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February was all about love, book love. But let's face it, in book lover's world the book affection lasts 24/7 all year long....
liked:
My thirty-eighth podcast is up on the New Books Network website! In it, I interview Garrison Nelson about his new biography o...
finished reading:
March 2017
16
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When most people think of the Second World War, the images that come to mind are those of airplanes dueling in the skies over...
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The Golden Spider and The Silver Skull are both fairly paint-by-numbers steampunk: it's vaguely Victorian-ish, with the ton &...
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The War of the Worlds is a classic alien invasion novel written by H. G. Wells. I think it would be difficult for a present-...