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Book Review: Lucky Boy

Lucky Boy:  A Novel, by Shanthi Sekaran This is possibly the worst novel I have read in some time.  There are bad books that are bad because they are incoherent and lack attention to structure, and there are bad books … Continue reading

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Why U No Finish: The Far River

The Far River, by Barbara Wood [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Ingram Publisher Services.] I was unable to finish this book due to technical problems relating to hard drive failure and the fact that the book … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Shakespeare Conspiracy

The Shakespeare Consipracy, by Sandra Hochman [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Ingram Publisher Services.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] When one is a bardophile to the extent that I am [1], one reads a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lexicon

Lexicon, by Max Barry This is a fascinating book whose depth and dark turns have only been hinted at in previous novels by the author, and it is precisely the sort of book that one would want to see in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Heart Of A Dog

Heart Of A Dog, by Mikhail Bulgakov I am of mixed feelings about this book, about as mixed as the mutt at the heart of this strange and compelling story.  On the one hand, the author as usual has written … Continue reading

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Book Review: Land Of Wolves: The Return Of Lincoln’s Bodyguard

Land Of Wolves:  The Return Of Lincoln’s Bodyguard, by T.J. Turner [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Ingram Publisher Services.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] [Caption courtesy of Anthony Fantano’s review of Desiigner’s “New English” … Continue reading

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Q & A With John Prather, Author Of The Nephilim Virus

Q: What led you to be interested in the Nephilim as a model for the afflicted people in your novel? I’ve always thought the Nephilim were fascinating creatures. The two verses in Genesis six about them leave so much information … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Nephilim Virus

The Nephilim Virus, by John T. Prather [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by the Adams Group.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In a nearly 400 page book, the first-time novelist, at least as far as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Machine Man

Machine Man, by Max Barry Having read a couple of the author’s books a couple of times already [1], I was somewhat prepared for the approach the author would take here.  If you have read any of the author’s works, … Continue reading

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Book Review: All The Light We Cannot See

All The Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr A coworker of mine who works at a bookstore loaned this book to me and then kept on bugging me about when I was going to read it after having made … Continue reading

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