Archive for the ‘5 Stars’ Category

Thoughts on: Siberian Prison by E.V. Enzmann

About: “Siberian Prison” by E.v. Enzmann is a non fiction account of the author’s experience in the Austrian Army and as a Russian prisoner of war.  The eyewitness account was translated, edited but mostly left intact from the original. 374 pages Publisher: White Knight Studio ISBN: 1453773924 The Enzmann family was kind enough to allow […]

Thoughts on: Mossad: The Greatest Missions of the Israeli Secret Service by Michael Bar-Zohar and Nissim Mishal

About: Mossad: The Greatest Missions of the Israeli Secret Service by Michael Bar-Zohar and Nissim Mishal is a non-fictionbook by Israeli journalists Michael Bar-Zohar and Nissim Mishal. The book recounts some of the great successes and failures of the secret Israeli agency. 400 pages Publisher: Ecco Language: English ISBN-10: 0062123408 My rating for The Mossad – 5 Buy […]

Thoughts on: Uncle Misha’s Partisans by Yuri Suhl

About: “Uncle Misha’s Partisans” by Yuri Suhl is a fictional book following the adventures of a Ukrainian boy during World War II. The book is meant for young adults (YA) and should be read as such. 211 pages Publisher: Shapolsky Publishers ISBN: 0933503237 My rating for Uncle Misha’s Partisan’s – 5 Thoughts: The book, “Uncle […]

Book Review: Turn Right at Machu Picchu by Mark Adams

About: “Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time” by Mark Adams is a non-fiction book in which the author follows the footsteps of Hiram Bingham III. 352 pages Publisher: Dutton Adult ISBN: 0525952241 My rating for Turn Right at Machu Picchu – 5 Buy & Save on “Turn […]

Book Review: First Man by James R. Hansen

About: “First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong” by James R. Hansen is a biography of the famous astronaut. This book is especially remarkable due to Mr. Armstrong’s 35 years of trying to live his life away from fame. 784 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster ISBN: 074325631X My rating for First Man – 5 […]

Book Review: At the Devil’s Table by William C. Rempel

About: “At the Devil’s Table: The Untold Story of the Insider Who Brought Down the Cali Cartel” by William C. Rempel is a non-fiction narrative of the Cali drug cartel in the 1990’s. The book is written in an investigative journalism style. 368 pages Publisher: Random Hous ISBN: 1400068371 My rating for At the Devil’s […]

Book Review: Fire Monks by Colleen Morton Busch

About: “Fire Monks: Zen Mind Meets Wildfire at the Gates of Tassajara “ by Colleen Morton Busch is the non-fiction account of the 2008 California fire which almost destroyed the Tassajara Zen Mountain Center. The story is told from the perspective of those who stayed behind to protect Tassajara. 272 pages Publisher: The Penguin Press […]

Book Review: The Confessor by Daniel Silva

About: “The Confessor” by Daniel Silva (web­site) is the third installment in the fictional adventures of the reluctant Israeli agentGabriel Allon. 480 pages Publisher: Signet ISBN: 0451211480 My rat­ing for The Confessor — 5 Buy & Save on “The Confessor” through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate account on: Ama­zon |Book Depos­i­tory US | Book Depos­i­tory UK Thoughts: As […]

Book Review: The Profession by Steven Pressfield

About: “The Profession” by Steven Pressfield (website |Facebook) is a fictional book about the project future of America. The story is told from the perspective of a solider on the ground. 336 pages Publisher: Crown ISBN: 0385528736 My rating for The Profession – 5 Buy & Save on “The Profession” through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate account […]

Book Review: A Death in Vienna by Daniel Silva

About: “A Death in Vienna” by Daniel Silva (website) is the fourth book in the fictional Gabriel Allon series. The book touches on revenge and justice themes. 416 pages Publisher: Putnam Adult ISBN: 9780399151439 My rating for A Death in Vienna – 5 Buy & Save on “A Death in Vienna” through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate […]

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