Archive for the ‘4 Stars’ Category

Book Review: Magnificent Desolation by Buzz Aldrin

About: Magnificent Desolation: The Long Journey Home from the Moon by Buzz Aldrin is an autobiography by the famous astronaut. I read this book about a year ago, but it seems fitting to publish the post today, the 43rd anniversary of the moon landing. My rating for Magnificent Desolation – 4 Buy this book in paper […]

Book Review: Only One Life by Sara Blædel

Article first published as Book Review: Only One Life by Sara Blædel on Blogcritics. About: Only One Life by Sara Blædel is a fictional mystery book set in Denmark. This is the second book translated into English in the series featuring Detective Louise Rick. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away one copy of this book— use the […]

Book Review: The Seven Wonders by Steven Saylor

Article first published as Book Review: The Seven Wonders by Steven Saylor on Blogcritics. About: The Seven Wonders: A Novel of the Ancient World by Steven Saylor is a collection of short stories starring the youthful, wise cracking Gordianus.  Currently there is a popular series of mysteries written by Mr. Saylor and starring an older Gordianus. The pub­lisher is […]

Book Review: Darkness All Around by Doug Magee

Article first published as Book Review: Darkness All Around by Doug Magee on Blogcritics. About: Darkness All Around by Doug Magee is a mystery novel taking place in a small town. Besides the mystery which the story centers around, the book also captures the neurosis feel of small town politics. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away one copy of this […]

Book Review: Flesh by Khanh Ha

Article first published as Book Review: Flesh by Khanh Ha on Blogcritics. About: Flesh by Khanh Ha is a novel taking place in Vietnam and China. It is a coming of age story in a dark time of a young man’s life. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away one copy of this book— use the Raf­fle­copter form at the end of […]

Book Review: The Messenger by Daniel Silva

Article first published as Book Review: The Messenger by Daniel Silva on Blogcritics. About: The Messenger by Daniel Silva is the sixth novel in the Gabriel Allon series. Allon is an Israeli agent who is more interested in restoring works of art than the world of espionage. 352 pages Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons (July 25, […]

Book Review: God’s Middle Finger by Richard Grant

Article first published as Book Review: God’s Middle Finger by Richard Grant on Blogcritics. About: God’s Middle Finger: Into the Lawless heart of the Sierra Madre by Richard Grant is a non-fiction book about the author’s “tour” of Mexico’s Sierra Madre region. Mr. Grant is a British journalist who came to the other side of […]

Book Review: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

Article first published as Book Review: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett on Blogcritics. About: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett is a fictional book taking place, mostly, in Brazil’s Amazonregion. I have been in that region and ever since loved reading about it, reliving my adventures and banging my head against the wall wishing […]

Thoughts on: The Stonecutter by Camilla Läckberg

Article first published as Book Review: The Stonecutter: A Novel by Camilla Läckberg on Blogcritics. About: The Stonecutter by Camilla Läckberg is the third novel in the Fjallbacka mystery series. The series features policeman Patrik Hedstrom who works in a small town in Sweden. 480 pages Publisher: Pegasus; Reprint edition (May 1, 2012) Language: English […]

Thoughts on: The Risk Agent by Ridley Pearson

Article first published as Book Review: The Risk Agent by Ridley Pearson on Blogcritics. About: The Risk Agent by Ridley Pearson is a fictional mystery/thriller taking place in China. The book is the first of a new series. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away one copy of this book— use the Raf­fle­copter form at the end of the post to enter. 432 […]

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