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I Remember Me
Bob rated a book 3 of 5 stars
read in November, 2014
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Bob rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Subculture by Charles Anthony Vilina
Subculture
by Charles Anthony Vilina (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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this is a pretty good mystery story with a few very compelling characters. the protagonist is an asian girl who finds herself in small town america, living with her grandmother and working her small farm. being an outsider and suspect for that reason ...more
Bob rated a book 3 of 5 stars
I Remember Me by Carl Reiner
I Remember Me
by Carl Reiner
read in November, 2014
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you know, no matter how interesting a life a person has led and no matter how many anecdotes they may tell, at some point after several hours or several hundred pages, it all seems boring and self-indulgent. now, i love carl reiner and have been a fa ...more
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Zealot by Reza Aslan
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this is an interesting book. i didn't find it terribly helpful in understanding the historical Jesus, but i have a much better understanding of the times in which he lived. the author is a former evangelical christian who, in studying the bible and h ...more
Bob rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Watcher by Jo Robertson
The Watcher (Bigler County #1)
by Jo Robertson (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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this is a good, solid serial killer mystery story with a good plot, sympathetic lead characters and a really bad bad guy. there's also some pretty steamy sexual tension between the two main characters: a local cop working a murder case, and the femal ...more
Bob rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Big Goodbye by Michael Lister
The Big Goodbye
by Michael Lister
read in November, 2014
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this is a throwback noir detective story set in 1940s florida. it's very well written. has a comprehensible plot and sympathetic characters and a fairly decent ending. the PI, a one armed ex-cop with a bad attitude, is believable and flawed and someo ...more
" i loved the first book, hated the second. the first book's ending was somewhat anti-climactic, but most of the loose ends had been tied up so it was a ...more"
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Preta's Realm by J. Thorn
Preta's Realm: The Haunting (The Hidden Evil Trilogy, #1)
by J. Thorn (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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some pretty disgusting reading in this book, which i can abide if the rest of the book makes it worth while. this book did not. i won't be looking for any more books by this author.
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Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo
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this is another book that i read a long long time ago. there are scenes from this book that still haunt me. i think it is perhaps the best anti-war book ever written. the book revolves around the thoughts of a horribly injured soldier who is warehous ...more
Bob rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Buried Alive by Myra Friedman
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i read this one a long long time ago. it was exploitative as most biographies are of pop culture figures, but because i was interested in janis, i read it. i wouldn't give it any awards, but it wasn't the worst thing i've read either.
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