Aug 28

How to Write a Book Review

I love writing book reviews. If reading a book is like going on a vacation, writing a book review is like showing the photos and souvenirs and telling my friends about the trip. Book reviews can turn the solitary pleasure of reading into something shared with a community of like-minded readers. It also helps other …

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Oct 22

Book Review: What Einstein Told His Cook

What Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained by Robert L. Wolke I think I must have read this book years and years ago and forgot to write a review, which tricked me into thinking I hadn’t read it. It’s a book about kitchen science. It’s good reading for anyone who loves chemistry and cooking, …

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Oct 18

Parasitic Souls – Chapter Five

 Parasitic Souls Chapter Five Can’t wait for the next chapter? Why not buy the book now? Paperback,  Smashwords, Amazon/Kindle   Fiona got a ride back to the Applebee’s parking lot where she’d left her car the night before. It felt like a week earlier. She was getting hungry, so she asked around until she found a Whole …

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Oct 16

Book Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling

The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith This is a good ol’ fashioned murder mystery with a private eye and a beautiful rich victim who jumped to her death. Or did she? As usual, I listened to this book instead of reading it, so I have to guess on the spelling of the names. Cormorant Strike …

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Oct 11

Parasitic Souls – Chapter Four

Parasitic Souls Chapter Four Can’t wait for the next chapter? Why not buy the book now? Paperback,  Smashwords, Amazon/Kindle   Clementine Valley was a small town about fourteen miles away that was even more pathetic and backwater than Clementine. It had a strip mall, a run down theater, a few boarded up ghost-town type buildings (which were a …

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Oct 09

Book Review: Gone With the Wind

Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell I’d never read this book, nor seen the movie, but anyone who doesn’t know at least something of Gone With the Wind was probably not raised in America. This book, for better or for worse, defines the Civil War for many people. It’s epic in scope, encompassing both …

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