Archive for the ‘Latest Posts’ Category

Book Review & Giveaway: The Honored Dead by Joseph Braude

About: “The Honored Dead: A Story of Friendship, Murder, and the Search for Truth in the Arab World” by Joseph Braude (website | Twitter | Facebook) is a nonfiction book about the author’s experience being embedded with a Moroccan security squad. The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy of “The Honored Dead” to be […]

Book Review Blog Carnival

The Picket Line reviews Among the Dead Cities by A.C. Grayling “Grayling meticulously describes how the policy of destroying cities developed and what goals it was meant to serve” Man of la Book reviews Citizen Soldiers by Stephen Ambrose “a fas­ci­nat­ing book about the Euro­pean the­ater in World War II, as told by the men […]

Fun Facts Friday: Gone with the Wind

This week marked the 75th anniversary of Margret Mitchell’s “Gone with the Wind”. Here are some fun facts about the novel. First edition cover Picture from bookpoi.com 1) Even though Margaret Mitchell is considered one of the most successful novelists of the 20th Century, she only published one book. 2) Because of Mitchell’s social connections […]

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 […]

Book Review: Citizen Soldiers by Stephen Ambrose

About: “Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany — June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945” by Stephen Ambrose is a non-fiction historical account of the drive from Normandy to Germany. The book is a treasure trove of soldiers’ portraits, personal accounts and interviews. 528 pages Publisher: […]

Book Review: The Jefferson Key by Steve Berry

About: “The Jefferson Key” by Steve Berry (website) is the seventh book in the fictional series featuring Cotton Malone. The story takes place in the United States, which I understand is a departure from previous books in the series. 480 pages Publisher: Ballantine Books ISBN: 0345505514 My rating for The Jefferson Key – 4 Buy […]

Original eBook: The Balkan Escape by Steve Berry

About: “The Balkan Escape: A Cassiopeia Vitt Adventure” by Steve Berry (website) is an eBook original novel by this prolific writer. Mr. Berry is best known for the Cotton Malone book series. 31 pages Publisher: Ballantine Books ASIN: B003MQMZ2K My rating for The Balkan Escape – 4 Buy “The Balkan Escape” through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate […]

Fun Facts Friday: Dashiell Hammett

Today we mark the birthday of Dashiell Hammett (1894 – 1961), born Samuel Dashiell Hammett. A prolific writer who popularized the hardboiled detective fiction, Mr. Hammett wrote such classics as “The Maltese Falcon” and “The Thin Man”. 1) Hammett left school at age 13. 2) He worked for Pinkerton’s detective agency for eight years. 3) […]

Guest Post & Giveaway: It’s the Summer of Gomez!

It’s the Summer of Gomez! Get free books and win a Kindle or iPod.   As reviewers have been calling “No Hope for Gomez!” the perfect summer read – light, fast, fun – I decided to give this summer’s Gomez readers some exclusive content and the chance to win prizes.   About No Hope for […]

Book Review: Ordinary Thunderstorms by William Boyd

About: “Ordinary Thunderstorms” by William Boyd (website) is a fictional book with many themes. The book takes place in London and follows a man whose life turned upside down. The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy of “Ordinary Thunderstorms” to be given out– enter at the end of the post. 416 pages Publisher: Harper ISBN: […]

Page 190 of 195« First...102030188189190191192...Last »
Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial
Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial
RSS
Facebook
Facebook
Pinterest
Pinterest