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The Longest Winter: The Battle of The Bulge

The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of World War II’s Most Decorated Platoon by Alex Kershaw My rating: 5 of 5 stars A detailed, engaging, moving narration. Kershaw balances the depiction of the courage … Continue reading

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Review: Cats on the Job: 50 Fabulous Felines Who Purr, Mouse, and Even Sing for Their Supper

Cats on the Job: 50 Fabulous Felines Who Purr, Mouse, and Even Sing for Their Supper by Lisa Rogak My rating: 4 of 5 stars A lovely collection of stories of cats in gainful occupations amidst their human companions! True … Continue reading

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Review: Writing Flash Fiction: How to Write Very Short Stories and Get Them Published

Writing Flash Fiction: How to Write Very Short Stories and Get Them Published by Carly Berg My rating: 5 of 5 stars An excellent reference for writers of all styles, not just flash fiction. A book to be read once, … Continue reading

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Review: Fighting the Devil in Dixie: How Civil Rights Activists Took on the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama

Fighting the Devil in Dixie: How Civil Rights Activists Took on the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama by Wayne Greenhaw My rating: 4 of 5 stars Gripping, overwhelming in detail, and narrated as only a seasoned journalist can, Fighting the … Continue reading

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Review: GENIUS INTELLIGENCE: Secret Techniques and Technologies to Increase IQ

GENIUS INTELLIGENCE: Secret Techniques and Technologies to Increase IQ by James Morcan My rating: 3 of 5 stars “Imagination is more important than intelligence,” said Albert Einstein, and this book is definitely very imaginative. Yet, there is no guarantee that … Continue reading

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Review: Gateway of India

Gateway of India by Ken Doyle My rating: 5 of 5 stars A delightful collection of short stories, reflecting culture and simple lives around Mumbai (Bombay) in India, that the author Ken Doyle is presumably intimately familiar with. While short, … Continue reading

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Review: All the Light We Cannot See

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr My rating: 4 of 5 stars A beautiful story of highly sympathetic characters, painted with vivid imagery, albeit written with contrived and flowery metaphors, orphan events and plot threads, and strangely … Continue reading

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