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Thoughts on: Dracula by Bram Stoker

About: Dracula by Bram Stoker is a classic horror book written in 1897. The book was part of a genre called invasion literaturein which monsters tries to take over the United Kingdom. 408 pages Publisher: Barnes & Noble; 1ST edition ISBN: 1435129733  My rating for Dracula – 5 Buy & Save on Dracula through the […]

Thoughts on: The Attack by Yasmina Khadra

About: The Attack by Yasmina Khadra is a fictional book set in Israel and the West Bank. Yasmina Khadra is the nom de plume of Mohammed Moulessehoul, a former Algerian military officer. 272 pages Publisher: Anchor ISBN: 0307275701 My rating for The Attack – 5 Buy & Save on The Attack through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate […]

Thoughts on: In Session by M.J. Rose

About: In Session by M.J. Rose is a short book which contains three short stories. This is a unique book because Ms. Rose uses three fictional characters of other authors who visit her creation – a sex therapist. ASIN: B005OLJ3VC My rating for In Session – 5 Buy & Save on In Session through the […]

Thoughts on: Auschwitz by Dr. Miklós Nyiszli

About: Auschwitz: A Doctor’s Eyewitness Account by Dr. Miklós Nyiszli is a non-fiction memoir of a Jewish Hungarian medical doctor who performed “research” on other Jews with the evil Dr. Josef Mengele aka “Angel of Death”. This is not an easy book to read, but an important one. 240 pages Publisher: Arcade Publishing ISBN: 161145011X […]

Thoughts on: Elizabeth and Hazel by David Margolick

About: Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock by David Margolick is a non fiction book about two ladies who were made famous by the press. The book looks history square in the eye and doesn’t flinch. 320 pages Publisher: Yale University Press ISBN: 0300141939 My rating for Elizabet and Hazel -5 Buy & […]

Thoughts on: Winter in Wartime by Jan Terlouw

About: Winter in Wartime by Jan Terlouw is a fictional book set in World War II. The book is a Dutch classic originally called Oorlogswinter. 220 pages Publisher: Lemniscaat USA ISBN: 1935954024 My rating for Winter in Wartime – 5 Buy & Save on Winter in Wartime through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate account on: Ama­zon | Book […]

Thoughts on: Pandora’s Grave by Stephen England

About: “Pandora’s Grave” by Stephen England is a fictional book set mostly in the US and Middle East. The novel is the first of a series and I, for one, am looking forward to see what’s next. Mr. England was kind enough to give three (3) eCopies for a giveaway. This is an international contest. […]

Thoughts on: A Short History of a Tall Jew by Dennis Danziger

About: “A Short History of a Tall Jew” by Dennis Danziger is a not-so-short fictional book following a man searching for his second wife. A very funny book with a heart. My rating for A Short History of a Tall Jew – 5 Buy & Save on “A Short History of a Tall Jew” through […]

Thoughts on: Lionheart by Sharon Kay Penman

About: “Lionheart” by Sharon Kay Penman is a historical fiction book about Richard I and the Third crusade. This is a well researched book which is fascinating and exciting. My rating for Lionheart – 5 Buy & Save on “Lionheart” through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate account on: Ama­zon | Kin­dle | Book Depos­i­tory US | Book […]

Thoughts on: The Civil War: A Visual History

About: “Civil War: A Visual History” is a coffee table book put out by Parragon Books (website | Twitter) to commemorate the 150thanniversary.  While the book is billed as a coffee table book, it is of the smaller variety and is portable. 224 pages Publisher: Parragon Books ISBN: 1445440377 The pub­lisher has made avail­able one […]

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