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Short Library Book Reviews: Part Six

The Street Photographer’s Manual, by David Gibson This book could have been better called the street photographer’s manifesto in light of the author’s perspective. This book is an example of why politics ruins everything. It is not necessarily a surprise … Continue reading

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Short Library Reviews: Part Five

Women Of The Blue & Gray: True Civil War Stories Of Mothers, Medics, Soldiers, And Spies, by Marianne Monson It is perhaps a bit unfair to point to the fact that the author is not a historian but really a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Collaborative Worldbuilding For Writers And Gamers

Collaborative Worldbuilding For Writers And Gamers, by Trent Hergenrader This book is interesting on the one hand simply because of its contents, namely because it deals with a subject that is personally fascinating to me as well as something I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rotten Movies We Love

Rotten Movies We Love: Cult Classics, Underrated Gems, And And Films So Bad They’re Good, by the editors of Rotten Tomatoes We must get something straight at the beginning. I am not included, for the most part, in the “we” … Continue reading

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Short Library Book Reviews: Part Four

How To Take Great Vacation Photographs, by John Hedgecoe This book is precisely the sort of book one would expect it to be. Most of the book consists of the author showing off his photography technique and giving some advice … Continue reading

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Short Library Book Reviews: Part Three

Medieval Lego, by Greyson Beights This is the kind of book that someone might judge as being suitable only for ridicule and amusement but that would be an injustice. This book deserves some serious respect on at least two grounds. … Continue reading

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Short Library Book Reviews: Part Two

Tea Bliss: Infuse Your Life With Health, Wisdom, And Contentment, by Theresa Cheung It is easy enough to understand why this book was written. There is no shortage of books I have read and reviewed that, like this one, show … Continue reading

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Short Library Book Reviews: Part One

I have a fair amount of library books that I have read and need to review and return and feel a bit uninspired to write at length about them, so here goes: The Short Story Of Film, by Ian Haydn … Continue reading

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Book Review: One Miracle After Another

One Miracle After Another: The Pavel Goia Story, by Greg Budd In reading this book, which is about a Seventh-Day Adventist pastor I have heard online before, I was reminded, as I often am, of other books that I have … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Wright Brothers

The Wright Brothers, by David McCullough If anything is known about the Wright Brothers it is the fact that they were the first people to engage in powered flight, in Kitty Hawk, in the Hatteras region of North Carolina. And, … Continue reading

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