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An Artist in Treason
3.84
General Wilkenson is, by all accounts, a fascinating character of the early years of the USA, one who for understandable reasons, has been shorted on...more
Dec 15, 2010
Dec 12, 2010
 
David Crockett: The Lion of the West
3.63
To be honest, this book was a major disappointment. Yes, I read the entire book (endnotes do not count). But it was so lacking. Seriously, it was publ...more
Jun 25, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
 
A Mirror Of The Arab World: Lebanon in Conflict
3.42
This book is poorly written and I don't think I could reccomend it to anyone. It got 2 stars, however, because the quality of the e-book was nice &...more
Jan 05, 2011
Jan 05, 2011
 
The Third Reich At War (The History of the Third Reich, #3)
4.31
In all, this entire series is excellent. Part of the reason it took so long to get through is because of the difficult nature of some of the subject m...more
Oct 22, 2012
Oct 06, 2012
 
The Lincoln Myth (Cotton Malone, #9)
3.75
This book was wretched in every sense. Most offensive, though, was its misrepresentations of actual history and the refusal of the afterward to admit...more
Jun 06, 2014
Jun 05, 2014
 
The Passage of Power (The Years of Lyndon Johnson, #4)
4.54
Basically, my biggest problem is - how did this book take so long to write? Its like the VP years and then like the 1st 7 weeks of JFK. I mean, yay, J...more
Jun 25, 2012
Jun 13, 2012
 
Jefferson Davis's Generals
4.00
This was a pretty good book. It's a collection of essays and has some true gems.
Jan 21, 2011
Jan 21, 2011
 
Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing
3.95
Very well written, but the blurb used to describe this book is not very accurate.
Mar 30, 2013
Mar 27, 2013
 
His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire, #1)
4.04
This is a must read if you like dragons. If you don't like dragons, something is wrong with you.
Dec 16, 2010
Dec 13, 2010
 
The First World War
3.82
It was good but needed a preface warning it is basically the transcript of a tv show.
Jan 23, 2014
Jan 18, 2014
 
Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War
4.07
Very good book and not really what I expected at all.
Jun 12, 2012
Jun 13, 2012
 
The Civil War Generals: Comrades, Peers, Rivals—In Their Own Words
3.00
This book was a complete crock.
Apr 06, 2014
Apr 06, 2014
 
Island of the Blue Dolphins (Island of the Blue Dolphins #1)
3.76
Favorite book for a few years as a kid.
not set
Jul 08, 2012
 
Bad Science
4.08
This was a fairly good book, but I think Mr. Goldacre needed to have some footnotes and more backstory for some of his illustrative anecdotes. Past th...more
Jul 04, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
 
Third and a Mile: The Trials and Triumphs of the Black Quarterback: An Oral History
3.71
My copy is autographed by Warren Moon
not set
Jun 18, 2012
 
A Memory of Light (Wheel of Time, #14)
4.49
It was an ending, a reasonable ending.
Jan 13, 2013
Jan 11, 2013
 
The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives
3.83
It is a pretty good book and it does a good job of hammering home the idea (among other things), is that lawyers need to understand statistics in a ma...more
Jul 05, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
 
The Forge of Darkness (The Kharkanas Trilogy #1)
4.15
It was not bad and shows great promise.
Dec 12, 2012
Dec 07, 2012
 
Kingpin: How One Hacker Took Over the Billion-Dollar Cybercrime Underground
4.00
This book was going to go one of two ways - either stellar or total dud. Fortunately, the scales tipped towards the former in a large way.
Jul 2012
Jun 15, 2012
 
Running the Books: The Adventures of an Accidental Prison Librarian
3.49
It had its moments, but its very spotty.
Oct 31, 2012
Oct 23, 2012
 
Spycraft: The Secret History of the CIA's Spytechs, from Communism to al-Qaeda
3.77
Well, it was pretty good, although, once again, I want to stab the name in the face.
Jul 02, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
 
Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy
3.52
The author was in serious need of an editor. It sometimes skipped around in time chronologically. It also seemed written for someone with a prior fami...more
Jul 14, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
 
How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming
3.99
This book is strikingly well-written considering the author wrote it as a memoir.
Jul 08, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
 
The Boys of Summer
4.11
It wasn't as good as I expected it to be, but it wasn't bad. Needed more baseball.
Nov 04, 2012
Oct 23, 2012
 
Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused
3.67
interesting and hilarious
Jul 06, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
 
Bomb Hunters: Life and Death Stories with Britain's Elite Bomb Disposal Unit in Afghanistan
3.94
It was a pretty good book. Well written, although it could have used a glossary for us 'Yanks.'
Jul 15, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
 
The Good Rat: A True Story
3.33
This book is beyond well-written. It is also very engaging.
Nov 09, 2012
Oct 23, 2012
 
We Did Porn: Memoir and Drawings
3.78
This book is way less about porn than you'd think.
Nov 12, 2012
Oct 23, 2012
 
No Bone Unturned: The Adventures of a Top Smithsonian Forensic Scientist and the Legal Battle for America's Oldest Skeletons
3.88
Here's my issue. The introduction to the book makes it seem as if the focus would be mainly on the forensic scientist and show lots of case studies. I...more
Aug 26, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
 
Killer Colt: Murder, Disgrace, and the Making of an American Legend
3.38
It was mediocre. The main issue is that the book lacked focus.
Jul 16, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
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