Category Archives: Novels

I will share what I currently am reading and possibly even give my thoughts about the author.

Book Review – “Ready Player One” – Spoiler Alert

Ready Player One – Ernest Cline First off, let me start by saying WOW! This book, which is a quick 374 page read, is a fantastic journey down memory lane. For me the pages simply flew by more than any … Continue reading

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Life of Pi – Yann Martel – Book Review – Spoiler

  Last night I finished up Life of Pi, written by Yann Martel in 2001. I have discussed this book with my wife and mother-in-law and believe it is an allegory. Allegory – a representation of an abstract or spiritual … Continue reading

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Swiss Family Robinson – Johann David Weiss – 1812 – Spoiler

I just finished reading the Swiss Family Robinson book on my Kindle last week and I wanted to talk about it briefly. First off, I appreciated the book if not down-right liked it. I am not sure it holds up … Continue reading

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Middlesex – Jeffrey Eugenides ~ Spoiler

I just recently finished and wanted to spend a little time and a few words talking about the book Middlesex. This book is written by Pulitzer Prize-winning Jeffrey Eugenides. I will start off by saying that this is not the standard … Continue reading

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Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe – 1719 – Spolier Alert

I wrapped up Robinson Crusoe last night. Written by Daniel Defoe in 1719 this is one of the many classics that I downloaded from Amazon for my Kindle for free. I love free. The story is about a man who’s … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne – Review ~ Spolier ~

One of the things I love most about my Kindle is that there are so many free books to download, many of which are classics. Recently, you may remember, I downloaded a ton of them to broaden my reading palate. … Continue reading

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Book Review – Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson – the long way-’round

As it turns out, I was not tasked with much reading throughout school. Not just highschool but elementary and middle as well. To be sure I was given my assignments of books to read but most of what people mention … Continue reading

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Book Reading in Progress – Dead Dwarves Don’t Dance by Canyon, Derek J. – Spoiler

For the last twenty plus years I have been reading a genre of books that are really a true merging of science fiction and fantasy. These books are derived from the Shadowrun roleplaying game that came out in the late … Continue reading

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Kate Shugak Series – A Cold Day for Murder – Review

I just finished reading my first ebook on my new Kindle that I received for Christmas. The book is entitled A Cold Day for Murder and is by Dana Stabenow. This is a series that I started reading a number … Continue reading

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Turn Right at Machu Picchu by Mark Adams – Book Review – Spoiler Alert!

Let me start off by saying that this was a very interesting read and for me personally a surprisingly good one. I say surprisingly because this is not typical of what I have read for decades or what keeps my … Continue reading

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