Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Innovators:

The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson 2014 / 560 pages Rating 9.25 / nonfiction – science Very interesting book on how the computer, as we know it, came to be … Continue reading

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Best books of 2014

  12/31/14- This year I read 142 books,  102 fiction and 40 nonfiction. (I hope I counted that right.) These are the best of the year.  I’m not counting classics or books I read for the second time in the “best of” list, … Continue reading

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Broken Harbor

Broken Harbor by Tana French 2012 / 456 pages read by Stephen Hogan 19h 56m Rating:  A+ /  crime (4th in the Dublin Murder Squad series) In this 4th book of the Dublin Murder Squad the featured detective is  Mick … Continue reading

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The Absent One

The Absent One by Jussi Adler-Olsen (Danish / translated) 2008 (2012 US) / 402 pages Read by Stephen Pacey 14h 13m Rating: B / crime (2nd in Department Q series) The serial picks up again with lead detective Carl Mørek who heads up Department … Continue reading

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I Hear the Sirens in the Street

I Hear the Sirens in the Street by Adrian McKinty 2013 / 320 pages Read by Gerard Doyle 9h 40m Rating:  A  / crime (historical) I wasn’t going to read this although it was for a group (4_Mystery_Addicts) and available … Continue reading

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The Dog Stars

The Dog Stars by Peter Heller 2014 / 336 pages read by Mark Deakins 10h 41m Rating:  8/ sci-fi  (literary) … life as we on earth know it ended nine years ago and the first sentence reads “In the beginning … Continue reading

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An Evil Eye

An Evil Eye by Jason Goodwin 2011  /301 pages Read by Stephen Hoye 9h 34m Rating:  B- /historical crime (Yashim the Eunuch Series, Book 4) I’ve been reading along in the Yashim series ever since The Janissary Tree (2007) and have to say … Continue reading

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