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Joan Szechtman

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THE MINE (Northwest Passage Book 1) by John A. Heldt (3.5 stars)Having just graduated from college in 2000, Joel Smith explores an abandoned mine and emerges in 1941, a few months before the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor. I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The characters were engaging and the plot interesting. How Joel managed his situation was plausibly developed and there was just enough happening... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.16 · 187 ratings · 58 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
This Time (Richard III, #1)
2.99 of 5 stars 2.99 avg rating — 112 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Loyalty Binds Me (Richard I...
3.41 of 5 stars 3.41 avg rating — 70 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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This Time (Richard III in t...
3.2 of 5 stars 3.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2012
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3 a.m. (Henry Bins #1)
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Henry Bins has a sleeping disorder named after him. Henry sleeps 23 hrs a day and is only awake from 3 to 4 a. m. regardless of the time zone. So in order to have any kind of life, he has to regiment his time very carefully—every second counts. Then ...more
The Mine by John A. Heldt
The Mine (Northwest Passage #1)
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The Mine (Northwest Passage Book 1) by John A. Heldt (3.5 stars)
Having just graduated from college in 2000, Joel Smith explores an abandoned mine and emerges in 1941, a few months before the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor.
I thoroughly enjoyed this book.
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Anne Neville by Amy Licence
Anne Neville: Richard III's Tragic Queen
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read in December, 2013
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Unfortunately, this book fell far short of my expectations developed from the quite brilliant introduction. Once I got into the body of the book, I found it contradictory and repetitive. For example, in Chapter 3: Warring Cousins 1458 – 1460, Licence ...more
The Last Days of Richard III and the fate of his DNA by John Ashdown-Hill
" Andrea, your response implies that you have formed an opinion without the benefit of proper research. John Ashdown-Hill's research was thorough, as wa ...more "
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The Last Days of Richard III and the fate of his DNA: The Book that Inspired the Dig
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recommended for: Ricardians and those interested in late 15th-century English History
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I have just started reading the Kindle edition of The Last Days of Richard III and the fate of his DNA by John Ashdown-Hill. I don't often recommend a book until I finish it--but this is a must read. John has a lovely sense of humor and a dry style, ...more
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