Archive for the ‘5 Stars’ Category

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 […]

Thoughts on: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

About: “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” by Betty Smith is a historical fiction book set in … Brooklyn. The book was published in 1943 and became an instant best seller despite criticism on its content. 528 pages Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics ISBN: 0061120073 My rating for A Tree Grows in Brooklyn – 5 Buy […]

Book Review: Primacy by J.E. Fishman

About: “Primacy” by J.E. Fishman is a fictional book which covers a lot of ground, both geographically and storywise. The book is partially about animal testing and contains some difficult passages, however it’s worth the effort. 384 pages Publisher: Verbitrage ISBN: 0983380902 The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy of “Primacy” to be given […]

Thoughts on: Just My Type: by Simon Garfield

About: “Just My Type: A Book About Fonts” by Simon Garfield is a nonfiction book about fonts. After reading this book I will never look at signs the same way again. 356 pages Pub­lisher: Gotham ISBN: 1592406521 The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy of “Just My Type” to be given out– enter at […]

Thoughts on: Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman

About: “Odd and the Frost Giants” by Neil Gaiman is an award winning fictional book inspired by Norse Mythology. I picked it up because frankly, I seem to enjoy everything Neil Gaiman writes. 128 pages Publisher: HarperCollins; First Editiion First Printing edition ISBN: 0061671738 My rating for Odd and the Frost Giants – 5 Buy […]

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 […]

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