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Book Review: The Titan’s Curse (Percy Jackson & The Olympians #3)

The Titan’s Curse (Percy Jackson & The Olympians #3), by Rick Riordan When ordering this book and a couple of others from the library, I was unaware that this book was out of sequence from the first book of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lightning Thief (Percy & The Olympians #1)

The Lightning Thief (Percy & The Olympians #1), by Rick Riordan, illutrated by John Rocco It’s hard to see why this book got enough hype in order to have a failed movie series based on it.  This is not a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Origins Of Tolkien’s Middle-earth For Dummies

The Origins Of Tolkien’s Middle-earth For Dummies, by Greg Harvey As someone who has read a few books in this particular series [1], and other series like it, I often ponder whether such a book like this is necessary.  I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Till We Have Faces

Till We Have Faces:  A Novel Of Cupid And Psyche, by C.S. Lewis This is a complicated piece of late fiction by C.S. Lewis and reading it, it is not surprising that such a nuanced work would be his least … Continue reading

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Book Review: Works And Days, Theogony, And The Shield Of Heracles (Poetry)

Works And Days, Theogony, And The Shield Of Heracles (Poetry), translated by Richmond Lattimore From time to time I like to engage in various syntopical reading projects [1], where I will read multiple books on the same subject to see … Continue reading

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Book Review: Works And Days, Theogony, And The Shield Of Hercules (Prose)

Works And Days, Theogony, And The Shield Of Hercules (Prose), by Hesiod, translated by Hugh G. Evelyn-White As part of my personal project to read what is available of Greek classics in translation, at least to better understand the classical … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: Religion In The Ancient Mediterranean World: Part 1

Great Courses:  Religion In The Ancient Mediterranean World:  Part 1, taught by Professor Glenn S. Holland It is a bit too early in the course of this sprawling and epic four-part course to determine what I think about the series … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Unreformed Martin Luther

The Unreformed Martin Luther:  A Series (And Not So Serious) Look At The Man Behind The Myths, by Andreas Malessa [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] For … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hunger Games Companion

The Hunger Games Companion:  The Unauthorized Guide To The Series, by Lois H. Gresh Although all of the movies and books of this series have come out and we may not see any future books from this series [1], this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dangerous Men And Adventurous Women

Dangerous Men And Adventurous Women:  Romance Writers On The Appeal Of Romance, edited by Jayne Ann Krentz This book is the example of authors seeking to legitimize their work and in the process making it more deeply but also more … Continue reading

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