Category Archives: Reading

Reading: Turtles All The Way Down. By John Green

  Title: Turtles All The Way Down Author: John Green Type: Fiction Finished: September 14, 2018 Rating: ★★★★             Aza Holmes is a high school woman who is having an existential crisis caused by – or … Continue reading

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Reading: Clock Dance by Anne Tyler

  Title: Clock Dance Author: Anny Tyler Type: Fiction Finished: August 27, 2018 Rating: ★★★★★               Anne Tyler is a master storyteller probing the lives of the people in dysfunctional families. This is the third … Continue reading

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Reading: The Godfather by Mario Puzo

Title: The Godfather Author: Mario Puzo Type: Fiction Date Finished: August 18, 2018 Rating: ★★★★               I caught the last half of this movie last summer – right when Sonny was killed – come on, … Continue reading

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Reading: The Republic for Which It Stands by Richard White

Title: The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States During Reconstruction and the Gilded Age. 1865-1896 Author: Richard White Date Finished: August 6, 2018 Report Posted: September 4, 2018 Rating: ★★★★★         This book is a comprehensive … Continue reading

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Reading: The Final Days of Jesus by Mark D. Smith

SubTitle: The Thrill of Defeat, The Agony of Victory: A Classical Historian Explores Jesus’s Arrest, Trial, and Execution   Rating:★★★★ Finished: March 21, 2018         [Image from Amazon] As the subtitle explains, this book is an historical … Continue reading

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Reading: A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan Rating ★★★   Finished: March 3, 2018   My review and rating – as for all my reports – reflects how I react to the book and should not be seen some … Continue reading

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Reading: Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

  Rating ★★★★ Finished: January 27, 2018     As in Little Fires Everywhere the driving event of the novel is on the first page: “Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet.”[p 1] Lydia is a high school teen … Continue reading

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