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Like a Mighty Army (Safehold, #7)
3.97
OK. This is the 7th book in the series. I liked the first book in the series a lot. It got me hooked. But Weber's writing style has worn on me. Too mu...more
Mar 10, 2014
Mar 10, 2014
 
Sister Satellite
4.60
Cathryn has one of my favorite poetic voices. I think I have read everything she has written and published. Hence this 4 (not 5) stars, because I am n...more
Feb 13, 2014
Feb 13, 2014
 
The Won Cause: Black and White Comradeship in the Grand Army of the Republic
3.83
Being an American Civil War student I found this book interesting, but I believe only others with a strong interest in the American Civil War or Black...more
Jan 03, 2013
Jan 03, 2013
 
Incident at San Augustine Springs: A Hearing for Major Isaac Lynde
3.00
This book is for the hardcore history buff, especially an American Civil War history buff. The author did a thorough job researching the book, but suf...more
Aug 19, 2013
Aug 19, 2013
 
Harvest of Death: The Battle of Jenkins' Ferry, Arkansas
4.00
Walker did a real good job telling the story of the battle of Jenkins Ferry. My understanding is that this is a self-published book and as such I wish...more
Apr 13, 2013
Apr 13, 2013
 
The Battle of Fisher's Hill: Breaking the Shenandoah Valley's Gibraltar
4.00

This is a well written book, interesting and it covers more than the battle of Fisher's Hill. It's text is 110 pages and describes the action mostly a

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Jun 07, 2014
Jun 07, 2014
 
Twenty-Five Hours to Tragedy: The Battle of Spring Hill and Operations on November 29, 1864: Precursor to the Battle of Franklin
0.00
The author gives a very good account of the battle (or non-battle) of Spring Hill, TN in the American Civil War. The rebels had made a masterful flank...more
Apr 29, 2014
Apr 29, 2014
 
Bloody Autumn: The Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864
2.50
This book tells of the american civil war battles in the autumn of 1864 that were fought in the Shenandoah Valley. Davis & Greenwalt are good writ...more
Feb 17, 2014
Feb 17, 2014
 
Fort Harrison and the Battle of Chaffin's Farm: To Surprise and Capture Richmond
4.00
This book covers a civil war battle during Grants Petersburg-Richmond fighting in the summer and autumn of 1864. It describes the planning, maneuvers...more
Jun 22, 2014
Jun 23, 2014
 
Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories
4.16
Admission: I did not make it past the 5th story in this collection of short stories. In writing style and language usage Blasphemy contains the same o...more
Nov 20, 2012
Jan 07, 2013
 
The Battle of Pickett's Mill: Along the Dead Line
4.33
First, I enjoyed reading this book and found it well worth my time and money. So, if you have an interest in the American Civil war go ahead and pony...more
Aug 31, 2013
Aug 31, 2013
 
Games of Transformation
2.00
Alice Azure spends most of the poetry in the book on her experiences and studies of the Cahokia Mounds located in Illinois along the Mississippi river...more
Feb 05, 2014
Feb 05, 2014
 
The Camden Expedition of 1864 and the Opportunity Lost by the Confederacy to Change the Civil War
4.00
This is a really good look at a little known Civil War campaign. The Camden Expedition started out in conjunction with the Red River Campaign and was...more
Apr 19, 2014
Apr 19, 2014
 
Love Is Hard Work: Memorias de Loisaida/Poems
4.16
One day in Woodland Pattern bookstore (Milwaukee, WI) while visiting family, I asked the book clerk person to grab three poetry books that would be ou...more
Feb 20, 2014
Feb 20, 2014
 
The Petersburg Campaign, Volume 1: The Eastern Front Battles, June-August 1864
3.93
Bearss and Suderow do great work with this book (vol. 1 of 2) in both research and presenting the information. The book covers the american civil war...more
Mar 26, 2014
Mar 26, 2014
 
Lee's Army During the Overland Campaign: A Numerical Study
4.50
Young provides us a detailed analysis of the unit strengths and casualties of the Army of Northern Virginia during the overland campaign (battles of t...more
Jul 29, 2013
Jul 29, 2013
 
Articulated Lair
3.12
Camille Guthrie's vocabulary is bigger and better than mine (or she uses a thesaurus quite a bit) so my first read through required a handy dictionary...more
Jan 21, 2013
Jan 21, 2013
 
Guernica, Revisited
5.00
I loved this book. Vargas writers in a manner that I find very interesting and easy to connect with. His poems about both life or himself are well wri...more
Jun 19, 2014
Jun 19, 2014
 
Black Aperture (Walt Whitman Award)
4.30
Rasmussen's "Black Aperture" is a winner of the Walt Whitman Award via the Academy of American Poets. This is the first of those award winners in the...more
Jun 15, 2014
Jun 15, 2014
 
The Oracle of Hollywood Boulevard: Poems
3.96
I found many images that I liked throughout this book and I liked how Goodyear uses the english language to create those images. The book was a gift o...more
Jan 07, 2013
Jan 07, 2013
 
Book of Dog: Poems
3.23
I found this book good, not great. It could be I've read too much poetry and have hit my saturation level. I don't know. It could be I had already dis...more
Dec 04, 2012
Dec 04, 2012
 
The Battle of Campbell's Station: 16 November 1863
4.00
This is a good little book (91 pages of history before the glossary and appendices). It tells of the battle of Campbell's Station (bet you got that fr...more
Feb 04, 2014
Feb 05, 2014
 
Gettysburg: The Last Invasion
4.26
I've read 5 other books on the battle of Gettysburg and this one is the best, though by a narrow margin. I think both the novice to civil war studies...more
Dec 02, 2013
Dec 02, 2013
 
Causes Won, Lost, and Forgotten: How Hollywood & Popular Art Shape What We Know about the Civil War
3.76
I found the book quite interesting. Gallagher presents good examples on how hollywood & popular art shape our perception and appreciation of histo...more
Jan 04, 2013
Jan 04, 2013
 
Our One Common Country: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of 1865
3.74
James B. Conroy wrote a very interesting book that follows the political maneuvering that lead to the 1865 Hampton Roads conference, the conference it...more
Jul 29, 2014
Jul 29, 2014
 
The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
3.87
This book should be mandatory reading for any American who pooh-poohs the French or France. What a wonder to learn how the relationship between Paris...more
Feb 05, 2013
Feb 05, 2013
 
Reamde
3.92
This cyber-punk novel started our real good for the first 250 pages, then it started to fizzle, and by page 525 I could not force myself to read any m...more
Dec 03, 2011
Dec 03, 2011
 
Wilderness
3.94
Although it is very well written and an interesting story, the brutality of the story shook me a bit. I expected violence from the part about the war,...more
Jun 28, 2013
Jun 28, 2013
 
A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico
3.85
Brilliant. The book looks at the war with Mexico in 1846-48 from the eyes of five prominent people and how it affected them and through them national...more
Jun 22, 2013
Jun 22, 2013
 
Ditchbank Diaries: Haibunera from the Land of Enchantment
3.00
It is a good read of prose and poetry. I enjoyed the land's history in the prose more than the poetry, but that is personal preference (and I am a his...more
Jun 11, 2014
Jun 11, 2014
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