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The Sailors' Rendezvous by Georges Simenon
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This ninth book in the lengthy mystery series featuring fictional French police detective Jules Maigret was first published in French back in 1931. The case this time around involves solving the murder of a sea captain who has just returned from a 3- ...more
Reborn by F. Paul Wilson
Reborn (Adversary Cycle, #4)
by F. Paul Wilson (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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The previous books I’ve read in the Adversary Cycle by the talented F. Paul Wilson have all been stand-alone books (although part of the larger Secret History of the World) but this novel really gets us started on the larger mythos of the battle betw ...more
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Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
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Radiant Angel by Nelson DeMille
Radiant Angel (John Corey, #7)
by Nelson DeMille (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2015
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John Corey is back, but alas, no longer a member of the Anti-Terrorism Task Force. He has long realized that while that agency may have good use for his skills, his approach to solving problems is not often a good fit for that bureaucracy or its lead ...more
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Miskatonic University by Martin H. Greenberg
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The Surgeon's Mate by Patrick O'Brian
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Who is this surgeon's mate that the title alludes to? I confessed that I was baffled for a long time reading this seventh title in the Patrick O'Brian acclaimed series. The surgeon is clearly Stephen Maturin, but he acts mostly as a lone wolf, a n..." Read more of this review »
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Reborn by F. Paul Wilson
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West from Singapore by Louis L'Amour
West from Singapore
by Louis L'Amour
read in June, 2015
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Louis L’Amour is, of course, well known as a writer of western fiction but he actually got his start writing pulp-style tales of adventure. In 1939, “Thrilling Adventures” magazine bought “East of Gorontalo” the first short story in this collection. ...more
The Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle
"3.5 Stars, rounded up.

I did enjoy the mystery a lot, and am warming up to Watson and Holmes, but the extra story of the villain that was tacked on the end was again too much of a tangent. It was enough for me to take off half a star from my rating..." Read more of this review »
Half a War by Joe Abercrombie
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“Folk aren’t just cowards or heroes. They’re both and neither, depending on how things stand. Depending on who stands with them, who stands against. Depending on the life they’ve had. The death they see waiting.”

In this final volume of the Shattere
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Henry Ward Beecher
“Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?”
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Oscar Wilde
“It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.”
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Albert Schweitzer
“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”
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Mark Twain
“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
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Arthur C. Clarke
“Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.”
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2013 Reading Challenge
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2012 Reading Challenge
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2011 Reading Challenge
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