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Book Review: My Lady’s Choosing

My Lady’s Choosing:  An Interactive Romance Novel, by Kitty Curran & Larissa Zageris What do you get when you cross a somewhat sleazy but generally entertaining regency novel with intriguing characters and a compelling and complex plot with the Choose … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gunfire At Gettysburg

Gunfine At Gettysburg (Chose Your Own Adventure #151), by Doug Wilhelm Once upon a time I was very fond of reading choose your own adventure novels [1], although I do not remember ever reading this one.  I requested this book … Continue reading

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Book Review: First Impressions (Austen Series #1)

First Impressions (Austen Series #1), by Debra White Smith [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Press/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I’m a big fan of Pride & Prejudice, and it is … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Chance At Forever

A Chance At Forever (Teaville Moral Society #3), by Melissa Jaegers [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany Books/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I suppose I’m not the kindest judge of romance novels … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rings Of Saturn

The Rings Of Saturn, by W.G. Sebald Having come to the eighth and final book that my library had from this author, there is a feeling of some melancholy in reading this book.  On the one hand, there are no … Continue reading

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Book Review: Vertigo

Vertigo, by W.G. Sebald There are some quirks about W.G. Sebald as a writer that are well worth taking in mind when one reads a novel like this.  For one, Sebald definitely likes to dwell in the seedier parts of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Austerlitz

Austerlitz, by W.G. Sebald After you have read as many books by the author as I have [1], you have an idea about what to expect in a book like this.  You can guess that it will involve the relationship … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Emigrants

The Emigrants, by W.G. Sebald Having read a fair amount of the author’s work before, I must say I was struck by the elements that made this such a compelling novel.  Some readers may be a bit puzzled that it … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cat And Mouse

Cat And Mouse, by Günter Grass I have some mixed thoughts on this book, but at the same time it is a book that I found to be very striking and touching in many ways.  The author won a Nobel … Continue reading

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Book Review: On The Natural History Of Destruction

On The Natural History Of Destruction, by W.G. Sebald Having never read any of Sebald’s prose writing before, I did not know what to expect when reading this book on the writing about the destruction of Germany from an insider … Continue reading

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