Book Thoughts

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

Today
June
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June 2019
11
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reviewed: Review of Time for God by Jacques Phillipe
This was a nice short book that looks at the central features of Catholic prayer. It was nice book to read a little at a time...
Time for God - Jacques Philippe
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May 2019
12
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reviewed: Review of Journey to Munich by Jacqueline Winspear
This was another enjoyable book in the Maisie Dobbs series. Common criticisms of the series point to how Maisie's character ...
Journey to Munich - Jacqueline Winspear
finished reading:
May 2019
03
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reviewed: Review of The Moviegoer by Walker Percy
This was a 2.5 star book for me. It dragged and I did not like any of the characters in the story. There really was not muc...
The Moviegoer - Walker Percy
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reviewed: Review of The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel
This was an interesting book about a man who was able to live and survive in the woods for more than two decades in Maine. He...
The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit - Michael Finkel
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May 2019
2
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April 2019
26
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reviewed: Review of Mightier Than the Sword by Jeffrey Archer
I could copy the review I wrote for the previous book in the series and use it for this one. Another entertaining page turne...
Mightier Than the Sword (The Clifton Chronicles) - Jeffrey Archer
finished reading:
April 2019
23
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reviewed: Review of Be Careful What You Wish For by Jeffrey Archer
Another entertaining read in the Clifton chronicles by Archer. I still think the original book in this series was the best as...
Be Careful What You Wish For - Jeffrey Archer
April 2019
22
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April 2019
16
liked:
My latest podcast is up on the New Books Network website! In it, I interview Margaret Leslie Davis about her history of one o...
liked:
Amidst the heartbreaking coverage of the fire at Notre Dame cathedral, I almost missed the announcement of the 2019 Pulitzer ...
liked:
by Terry Pratchett This was a re-read for me, although a lot of years passed in between. The figure of Death is undeniably ...
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