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327
The Man Who Never Died: The Life, Times, and Legacy of Joe Hill, American Labor Icon
4.04
If you never died, can you help the younger generations find a voice to lead them?
We have Michael Moore and others, but who do we (they, the younger g
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Aug 27, 2011
 
380
Oath of Office (Dr. Lou Welcome, #1)
3.64
I LOVE this place!
I just won an AR copy of this. Being a Michael Palmer fan, I'll dig into this as soon as it arrives, and will certainly post a revie
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Dec 29, 2011
 
493
RATTLESNAKE DREAMS An American Warrior's Story
5.00
About the Author at http://www.amazon.com/RATTLESNAKE-DRE...

Dean Metcalf is a US Marine Corps veteran who served four years: in Vietnam, Okinawa, Japa
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Sep 08, 2012
 
190
Soul of a Citizen: Living With Conviction in a Cynical Time
3.71
TrueMajority.org states "If you've ever wondered "is my activism actually accomplishing anything?" this is the book for you. When you feel like you're ...more
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May 20, 2010
 
283
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
I'm anticipating the final in Collin's The Hunger Games trilogy.
Enough satire to satisfy a Swift scholar. "The Hunger Games" trilogy contains healthy
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Jun 19, 2011
May 31, 2011
 
438
Defending the Defenseless: A Guide to Protecting and Advocating for Pets
4.25
". . . a how to manual and an inspirational piece. . . . practical advice on how to get involved . . . will make us all better advocates on behalf of ...more
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May 26, 2012
 
151
Wetware
3.77
WETWARE: ON THE DIGITAL FRONTLINE WITH STEPHEN KING by Kevin Quigley (chapbook)
From the prehistory of King’s involvement with digital media such as Th
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Apr 02, 2010
 
227
Documentaries About Elections
0.00
This review is for the documentary, "ONE BRIGHT SHINING MOMENT"

Retracing presidential candidate George McGovern's unsuccessful run for office in 1972
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Sep 16, 2010
 
127
Magical Ceremonies
3.50
Refer to Peter Straub's A Dark Matter, p. 244. Also Agrippa Cornelius' Three Books Of Occult Philosophy.
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Mar 05, 2010
 
211
Churchill's Empire: The World That Made Him and the World He Made
3.51
Raises the question of Churchill's record of being pro-humanitarian, while apparently being quite racist when it came to Black Africans. Churchill is ...more
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Aug 16, 2010
 
146
Sisters: An Anthology
3.81
This heartwarming and heart-wrenching collection of stories, memoirs, and poems celebrates the beautifully complex world of sisters. A relationship li ...more
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Mar 21, 2010
 
368
Convicting the Innocent: Where Criminal Prosecutions Go Wrong
4.10
[Exonerating] "DNA evidence . . . changes the theory of how they committed the crime." (NYT Magazine. November 27, 2011. p. 6). eg. Heather Staker was ...more
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Nov 29, 2011
 
426
History for Genealogists: Using Chronological Time Lines to Find and Understand Your Ancestors
3.64
See reviews at:
http://www.genealogybank.com/static/1...
and
http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GA...
CCGS will likely buy this title for Lakes.
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Mar 23, 2012
 
437
Steel: And Other Stories
3.56
Richard Matheson is one of the original masters of Sci-Fi, often pitting man against man, machine or nature. In the case of "Steel", the combatants we ...more
May 29, 2012
Jan 10, 2012
 
441
Mind Children: The Future of Robot and Human Intelligence
3.91
My GR friend, Jason, turned me on to this one. Ever since learning the phrase AI and its' implications, I have been enthralled by the prospects of yet ...more
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Jun 01, 2012
 
392
Bloodline
4.22
I will likely pre-order this one. Genetic manipulation is a thrilling and terrifying prospect for a novel, more terrifying when one realizes that this ...more
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Jan 16, 2012
 
298
Girl, Interrupted
3.87
Breaking with my traditional method of a book piquing my interest to watch a film, in this case it was the film that drew me to this book. For lucky C ...more
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Jul 16, 2011
 
376
Port Mortuary (Kay Scarpetta, #18)
3.51
I haven't been a big Scapetta fan, but will read this for "needed insight?" before reading Red Mist.
I did thoroughly enjoy Cornwell's tome on Jack the
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Dec 29, 2011
 
417
Gideon's War (Gideon Davis, #1)
3.51
Recommended by Goodreads author James Rollins, posted Feb 27, 2012.
Read the interview at http://www.goodreads.com/author_blog_...
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Feb 27, 2012
 
416
Hard Target (Gideon Davis, #2)
3.55
Recommended in an interview by Goodreads author, James Rollins.
Read the interview at http://www.goodreads.com/author_blog_...
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Feb 27, 2012
 
401
Multiple Wounds
3.69
This book was mentioned in Michael Connelly's The Poet (1996 ed, p. 133). The protagonist purchased a copy of it while working a case.
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Jan 27, 2012
 
386
Buried Alive: The Biography of Janis Joplin
3.87
I picked this up today for $3 at a fine used bookstore just outside Daytona.
The copy is pb - as issued - in near fine condition.
From back cover: ". .
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Dec 31, 2011
 
440
Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines and How It Will Change Our Lives
3.85
By all of the reviews I've read, this will be a very riveting read.
I've had a great interest in AI since I learned the term and its' implications; ver
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Jun 01, 2012
 
343
The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter (Ballad, #2)
4.01
Verisimilitude?
I have never read one who does is better than Sharyn McCrumb. If you love Appalachia, you must read her.
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Sep 04, 2011
 
305
Never Knowing
3.83
This title - and Stevens' prequel to it; Still Missing are recommended in the August BookPage.
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Aug 02, 2011
 
329
Harry Potter's Bookshelf: The Great Books behind the Hogwarts Adventures
4.26
I love Rawling's work and in general, love pondering where an author's ideas came from. Literary Criticism of any sort intrigues me . . . put together ...more
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Sep 01, 2011
 
388
Fresh Flesh (Fresh, #1)
3.81
Dustin especially, this has the ring of a Lovecraftian theme; do you know if that's the case? At any rate, I did add to my TBR list.
Thanks, and Happy
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Jan 01, 2012
 
424
Crazy Enough: A Memoir
3.72
I love Storm Large, and most of what I [think I] know about her philosophy. I will put in a purchase request for this one for our wonderful Citrus Cou ...more
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Mar 05, 2012
 
332
Forty Years in the Everglades
4.00
See the author's website at http://www.bigcypressswamp.com/index.....
Stone is an incredible lover of Florida and all she has to offer to the environme
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Sep 04, 2011
 
360
A Thousand Country Roads
3.43
"Bridges" had me in tears, and I remain emotionally connected to the book and the movie. I hope for fulfillment and closure upon reading Waller's epil ...more
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Oct 27, 2011
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