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Book Review: Deep Zone (Football Genius #5)

Deep Zone (Football Genius #5), by Tim Green One way that you can tell this is a fictional story is that the author has the Falcons winning the Super Bowl.  When I chose this book to read from the library, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Everything That Rises Must Converge

Everything That Rises Must Converge, by Flannery O’Connor In reading these stories I am reminded that O’Connor was a vastly better author of short stories tan I have given her credit for.  Sometimes at least in my own mind I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Fall Of Gondolin

The Fall Of Gondolin, by J.R.R. Tolkien It is striking that such an important subject in the lore of the Silmarillion was only explored once.  For all of Tolkien’s voluminous writing, he only ended up inside the city of Gondolin … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Mirror Maker: Stories And Essays

The Mirror Maker:  Stories And Essays, by Primo Levi, translated by Raymond Rosenthal Primo Levi spent a substantial portion of his life, before and after his retirement from his professional work as a chemist, in writing for both political and … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Tranquil Star

A Tranquil Star:  Unpublished Stories, by Primo Levi, translated by Ann Goldstein and Alessandra Bastagli When a noted author dies, one of the common responses of the publishing community to this is to combine the author’s unpublished stories or poems … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Stood By A Lake: Volume 1

I Stood By A Lake:  Volume 1, written by Jolimichel Robinson, illustrated by Ron Cunningham [Note:  This book was sent to me free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.  A copy of the book … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Osage Orange Tree

The Osage Orange Tree:  A Story By William Stafford, illustrated by Dennis Cunningham This is a story that might be true, and is a bittersweet story about the poet’s youth in Kansas.  What is most remarkable about this story is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Enter Jeeves

Enter Jeeves:  15 Early Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse In general, it can be said that I am a fan of the writing of P.G. Wodehouse and his various entertaining series [1].  Admittedly, this book is not the best or most … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Fiction Writer’s Handbook: Ten Minute Edits

The Fiction Writer’s Handbook:  Ten Minute Edits, by Dennis Hays [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Author’s Den.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] With the proliferation of self-published writing, especially fiction, there is a worthwhile … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Short Time To Stay Here

A Short Time To Stay Here:  A Novel, by Terry Roberts [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Turner Publishing Company through Edelweiss.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] If you have an interest in Appalachian North … Continue reading

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