Monthly Archives: May 2015

Memory Man, David Baldacci

This book is the first in a new series about Amos Decker, a tall and bulky hulk of a man. Amos was a college football star, but in his first game in the pros, he was tackled by an opposing … Continue reading

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Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now, Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Read by the author, in a calm and mellow voice of reason, this highly detailed and lucid explanation of the nature of radical Islam should be required reading in the schools. She briefly outlines the history of Islam while admitting … Continue reading

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Early Warning (Last Hundred Years: A Family Saga, #2), Jane Smiley

This is the second book in a planned trilogy; the first was “Some Luck”. In this book, the reader is transported to the 1950’s and carried slowly forward, using a multiplicity of characters, into the 1980’s. I listened to an … Continue reading

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To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee

I recommend listening to the audio of this book because coupled with the descriptive prose of the author and the perfectly portrayed reading of Sissy Spacek, I absolutely witnessed every event in the book; I lived it, I watched it, … Continue reading

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Hausfrau, Jill Alexander Essbaum

I only gave this three stars because of the unnecessarily crude and filthy language and sexual descriptions. I listened to the audio and some parts were so graphic, I had to fast forward and skip them. The line between porn … Continue reading

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The Precious One, Marisa de los Santos

I was drawn to this story because like Taisy, I have a twin brother. I was not disappointed. Among other things, I really enjoyed reading about the close relationship they shared. The book was written well and read superbly by … Continue reading

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Manchild In The Promised Land, Claude Brown

I wish I could give this book a rating of 10 stars. The language in the book is crude, but it serves only to make the story more authentic. Although this book was published five decades ago, it is just … Continue reading

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