Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Amateur, Ed Klein

Unlike Trickle Down Tyranny, by Michael Savage, which was an undisguised attack on President Obama and his usurpation of power (which unfortunately has since been borne out, not only by his own actions, but also by the recent decisions of … Continue reading

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Trickle Down Tyranny, Michael Savage

From the beginning, the book attempts to lure the reader into accepting Obama’s shortcomings and abuses of power. The facts presented do need to be checked out, since some of the accusations and suppositions are quite alarming. Another issue which … Continue reading

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The Russian Concubine, Kate Furnivall

In 1917, a family caught in the midst of the Russian Revolution, is literally ripped apart when Russian revolutionary soldiers assault the train taking the exiles out of the country. Valentina Ivanova tries to barter for the lives of her … Continue reading

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The Red House, Mark Haddon

Angela and Richard are not close. Their mom has recently died, and Richard, who is very successful, invites his sister and her family to join his, at a country house for a week. The book is an enormous undertaking since … Continue reading

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Poopy Claws, Gene Ambaum and Sophie Goldstein

Too cute is my description! This is an original story, not about a boy and his dog, but for a change, about a boy and his cat and the age old problem of training a pet. The cover is perfect … Continue reading

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A Hundred Flowers, Gail Tsukiyama

The opening pages of this book are enough to hold you in its powerful grip since the atmosphere of Mao’s china emanates from them, making it impossible for you not to turn to the next page and read on. The … Continue reading

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Me Who Dove Into The Heart Of The World, Sabina Berman

If  you like original, unusual, interesting books, this has to be on the top of your list. Narrated by Karen Nieto, an autistic savant, this book takes you into the world of someone who makes the most of her “different … Continue reading

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