Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Columbus Affair

The Columbus Affair by Steve Berry 2012 / 165 pages read by Scott Brick rating –  A- If you enjoy thrillers with a bit of  historical bent ala Dan Brown (and I did enjoy the first book but never believed … Continue reading

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The Morgesons

The Morgesons by Elizabeth Stodard 1862 / 310 pages (K) rating:  4 / classic US Don’t bother unless you are really interested for some reason other than a good story, well written.  The plot is okay but after that any … Continue reading

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The Game of Silence

The Game of Silence by Louise Erdrich 2006 / 288 pages read by Anna Fields rating –  8 I searched for a book to read for Indigenous Literature Week celebrated at the ANZ LitLovers blog –   I wanted to read another … Continue reading

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Long Way Down

Long Way Down by Michael Sears 2015/ (341 pages) read by David Chandler 10h 35m rating:  A / crime I’m a sucker for economics/financial books like Michael Lewis’ non-fiction Flash Boys or in fiction,  Michael Sears.  Long Way Down is the third … Continue reading

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One Second After

One Second After by William Forstchen Jr. 2009 / 345 pages (K.) read by Joe Bennett Rating 6 / contemp.  dystopian sci-fi My son recommended this one to me (actually,  he gifted me with this and another book!  Yay!   … Continue reading

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Booker Challenge – personal

So what the heck have I been doing posting review after review after review?   Well,  I was on holiday to North Dakota visiting the grandkids for 2 1/2 months so posting was difficult.   So I read and read … Continue reading

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The Green Road

The Green Road by Anne Enright 2014 / 312 pages (K) read by: Alana Kerr, Lloyd James, Gerard Doyle: 9h 45m rating:  8  Back in 1980,  in Ardeevin, Co. Clare 19-year old Dan Madigan told his family he was going to be a priest. … Continue reading

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