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Book Review: The Iceman Cometh

The Iceman Cometh, by Eugene O’Neill I have mixed feelings about this play.  On the one hand, it tells a very compelling story of the way in which alcoholism (and other addictions) helps people preserve the illusions that keep them … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Moon For The Misbegotten

A Moon For The Misbegotten, by Eugene O’Neill Although this is not the author’s best-known play, and although it has a lot of very cringeworthy elements (more about this anon), there is a lot about this play to appreciate.  Without … Continue reading

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Mysteries Were Meant To Be Solved

One of the occupational hazards of reading mystery novels is that one fancies oneself a bit of a detective.  If one likes puzzles and problems and mysteries, and I sure do [1], then one tends to see the loose threads … Continue reading

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Book Review: Overcoming Addiction

Overcoming Addiction:  A Biblical Path Towards Freedom, by Elizabeth A. Shartle [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Aneko Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is a book that definitely lives up to its name.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hockey Saint

The Hockey Saint, by Howard Shapiro [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Net Gallery/Animal Media Group.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone born just outside of Pittsburgh, I have an interest in hockey even … Continue reading

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La Hotel Espero: Chapter Fifteen

Day Five:  Ashley It had not been a good night for her.  Not at all.  She knew she was alive, or at least so she thought, because she had terrible visions.  It was a Saturday night, and she was at … Continue reading

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Book Review: Can I Keep Drinking?

Can I Keep Drinking?:  How You Can Decide When Enough Is Enough, by Cyndi Turner [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Author’s Den.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Although for rather personal reasons I choose … Continue reading

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Book Review: Addicts At The Cross

Addicts At The Cross Big Book:  A Christian 9 Step Program, by Larry Skrant [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Aneko Press. All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Early in his political career in Illinois, Abraham … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Alcoholism And Addiction Cure

The Alcoholism And Addiction Cure:  A Holistic Approach To Total Recovery, by Chris Prentiss In many ways, this book is a snake in the grass.  That is not to say that it is without value, but rather to say that … Continue reading

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Book Review: After The Cheering Stops

After The Cheering Stops:  An NFL Wife’s Story Of Concussions, Loss, And The Faith That Saw Her Through, by Cyndy Feasel with Mike Yorkey [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions … Continue reading

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