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Book Review: The Family Tree Guide To DNA Testing And Genetic Genealogy

The Family Tree Guide To DNA Testing And Genetic Genealogy, by Blaine T. Bettinger The world of genetic genealogy is one that is changing rapidly and has over the past few years and it is hard to imagine that this … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Adoptee’s Guide To DNA Testing

The Adoptee’s Guide To DNA Testing: How To Use Genetic Genealogy To Discover Your Long-Lost Family, by Tamar Weinberg This is a book that is written about an up and coming field in which I happen to be personally involved, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Bridgertons: Happily Ever After

The Bridgertons: Happily Ever After, by Julia Quinn At least as it stands now, this book completes my self-assigned project to read and critique the entire Bridgerton series by Julia Quinn. While overall the series was highly disappointing for me, … Continue reading

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Book Review: It’s In His Kiss

It’s In His Kiss, by Julia Quinn Having come near the end of my self-imposed project to read the Bridgerton novels, I look forward to not having to read more Julia Quinn novels at some near date. That is not … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sheet Pan Chicken

Sheet Pan Chicken, by Cathy Erway This book was very worthwhile but not in the way that the author intends or that I necessarily would have preferred. When I am reading a cookbook like this one, my preference is to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Chicken Bible

The Chicken Bible, by America’s Test Kitchen This is a fantastic book. If you like to cook (and eat) chicken, and you appreciate having a lot of recipes and options for dishes that show evidence of and provide plenty of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Paul McCartney: Many Years From Now

Paul McCartney: Many Years From Now, by Barry Miles This book is about as close to an autobiography that one could expect of Paul McCartney’s life, and though it only covers the period up to the breakup of the Beatles, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Paul McCartney: The Life

Paul McCartney: The Life, by Philip Norman By and large (and this book is large, at more than 800 pages), this is an enjoyable book to read if you are fond of the Beatles and especially Paul McCartney. This book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Paul McCartney: A Life

Paul McCartney: A Life, by Peter Ames Carlin Paul McCartney is an interesting figure and this book does a good job at looking at his life in such a way that the reader who has an interest in the history … Continue reading

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Book Review: Statistics Done Wrong

Statistics Done Wrong: A Woefully Complete Guide, by Alex Reinhart The problem with this book, such as it is, is that it by no means a woefully complete guide. To be sure, the state of statistics abuse in contemporary society … Continue reading

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