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Believe Like a Child
When I agreed to review Believe Like a Chile by Paige Dearth, I knew I was in for a bit of a tough story. Just the synopsis of the book, which is in s ...more
Nov 12, 2012
Nov 15, 2012
The Second Messiah
As most of you know, the book reviews that I write for this blog are mostly for books that I’ve bought or Kim has gotten for me. However, today is my ...more
Aug 06, 2011
Aug 02, 2011
A Case of Redemption
As those of you who regularly read the blog know, I had the pleasure of reading and reviewing Adam Mitzner's debut novel,A Conflict of Interest, last ...more
Jun 06, 2013
Dec 05, 2013
When Smiles Fade
Back in November I had the opportunity to review Paige Dearth's first novel,Believe Like a Child. Later, she gracefully agreed to an interview with me ...more
Jul 07, 2013
Dec 05, 2013
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
After hearing countless times that I should try a certain series by Suzanne Collins, I finally gave in and read the first novel in the series: The Hun ...more
Jun 02, 2011
Jul 10, 2011
Pemberley Ranch
When Kim first asked me to read Pemberley Ranch by Jack Caldwell, it was at the bequest of a commenter who asked what my take on the novel would be, c ...more
Mar 12, 2011
Feb 23, 2011
Prague: My Long Journey Home a Memoir of Survival, Denial, and Redemption
Although I'm not a huge fan of historical books, the byline of this one really got my attention. "The true story of a man who, at the age of nine, sho ...more
Sep 04, 2012
Sep 03, 2012
The Poisoned Island
At a time when the average temperature across America is a balmy negative 300 degrees, it was a nice change of pace (and scenery) to read Lloyd Shephe ...more
Jan 21, 2014
Feb 01, 2014
Although I'm not usually one to harp on a book's cover (insert obligatory joke about judging a book by its cover), this one definitely caught my eye. ...more
Oct 20, 2012
Nov 15, 2012
Waiting For Daybreak
As the resident zombie expert at Reflections of a Book Addict, I feel compelled to give any novel that mentions our favorite half-dead friends a good ...more
Aug 06, 2012
Sep 03, 2012
Targets of Revenge (Jordan Sandor, #4)
After reading the first two books in Jeffrey S. Stephens' Jordan Sandor series, Targets of Opportunity and its prequel Targets of Deception , I knew ...more
Mar 11, 2013
May 19, 2013
The Economics of Ego Surplus
In a world that has been forever marred by the effects of terrorism after 9-11, we are constantly reminded of what can happen when extremists wage war ...more
Dec 19, 2011
Jan 15, 2012
Breaking Barriers: Working and Loving While Blind
I’m a big fan of memoirs, so when I was approached by Author Solutions to review a book by Peter Altschul detailing his life as a blind man with guide ...more
Feb 12, 2013
May 19, 2013
An Italian Obsession
Recently we at Reflections were given the opportunity to review An Italian Obsession, a self-published fictional coming-of-age tale by Kfir Luzzatto. ...more
Jan 06, 2013
May 19, 2013
A Year in Food and Beer: Recipes and Beer Pairings for Every Season
Look! A post about beer from Todd? How unexpected? All joking aside, I got the chance to reviewA Year in Food and Beer by Emily Baime and Darin Michae ...more
Jun 20, 2013
Dec 05, 2013
Resurrection Express
As you probably can tell from my review history on Reflections, I’m quite the fan of a good action novel. If it involves the adjectives death-defying, ...more
May 19, 2013
May 19, 2013
The Ups and Downs of Being Dead
After reading H10N1, I was a newly converted fan of M.R. Cornelius (you can read my review here). An addicting adventure/thriller, H10N1 was quite dif ...more
Oct 30, 2012
Nov 15, 2012
Do No Harm
When I first received a review request for a new medical mystery/suspense thriller, Do No Harm by Cliff Bacchus, my interest was immediately piqued. I ...more
Jun 26, 2012
Jul 15, 2012
Dinner with Lisa
Reflections of a Book Addict was recently approached to join the blog tour for Dinner With Lisa by R. L. Prendergast, which we eagerly accepted! Kim i ...more
Mar 19, 2012
Apr 01, 2012
The Sounding
Have you ever read the Book of Revelation in the Bible? Not for the faint of heart, this book contains numerous prophecies, including what will happen ...more
Jan 13, 2012
Jan 15, 2012
Targets of Deception (Jordan Sandor, #2)
After reading Targets of Opportunity, the first in the Jordan Sandor series (you can read my review here), I was excited to see what would happen next ...more
Jan 27, 2013
May 19, 2013
Civil Rights Journey: The Story of a White Southerner Coming of Age During the Civil Rights Revolution
I’ll admit, I’m not entirely knowledgeable when it comes to the history of the civil rights movement in America. Perhaps it’s because I was born too l ...more
Dec 13, 2011
Dec 13, 2011
The Billionaire's Vinegar: The Mystery of the World's Most Expensive Bottle of Wine
On December 5th, 1985, a bottle of 1787 Lafite bordeaux, supposedly owned by Thomas Jefferson himself, sold at auction for the staggering price of $15 ...more
Apr 21, 2011
Apr 21, 2011
Weight of Stone (Vineart War #2)
Once again we are thrust into the Lands Vin in the second installment of Larua Anne Gilman’s Vineart War series, Weight of Stone (see my review of the ...more
Mar 09, 2012
Apr 01, 2012
When Kim first asked me to review H10N1 by M.R. Cornelius, I was definitely excited. Not only was it a book that was a post-apocalyptic thriller, whic ...more
Mar 31, 2012
Apr 01, 2012
Targets of Opportunity (Jordan Sandor, #3)
When I saw that one of the bylines on the back of this book said “Move over Jason Bourne, I want Jordan Sandor”, I knew I had to give this novel a try ...more
Nov 04, 2011
Nov 10, 2011
As you all well know, I'm a huge fan of Mr. Crichton's work. I've reviewedTimelineandJurassic Parkso far, and I've been on the lookout for the next bo ...more
Jul 26, 2013
Dec 05, 2013
Game (HP Pettersson, #1)
When I first mulled readingGame by Anders De La Motte, I was quite familiar with its premise: A main character becomes involved with a perception-alte ...more
Dec 2013
Dec 05, 2013
The Psychology of the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Understanding Lisbeth Salander and Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy
If you're like me, then the thought of psychological analysis makes you a little confused. It's not that I don't understand the basic tenants of psych ...more
Aug 06, 2012
Sep 03, 2012
Ghost Files: The Collected Cases from Ghost Hunting and Seeking Spirits
After being introduced to The Atlantic Paranormal Society (TAPS) via Ghost Trackers, I was interested to see the nonfiction side of Jason and Grant as ...more
Dec 06, 2011
Dec 07, 2011
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