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Finders Keepers by Stephen King
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Be sure to read Mr. Mercedes first. Finders Keepers is another good solid work by Stephen King - the first half was really excellent, the second half I found predictable. I enjoyed the lack off woo, which was absent. Except.... for the last two parag ...more
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Bone Box by Faye Kellerman
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Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King
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Excellent. No woo whatsoever.
The Buried Book by D.M. Pulley
"This book made me think of To Kill a Mockingbird. Perhaps not so much the story in itself, but, the fact that the narrator, Jasper, is only a child that abruptly has to face some serious issues when his mother leaves him at his uncle's farm. Just..." Read more of this review »
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We Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young by Harold G. Moore
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This is simply the finest book ever written about the Vietnam War. I just finished my 2nd reading and it was certainly worth the effort. The movie of the same name accurately portrayed the battle for LZ Xray and the 1 Battalion of the 7th Calvary 1st ...more
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Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy
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Red Storm Rising is one of those special books that I can return to every few years and enjoy reading again, even though I know the story intimately. Red Storm is Clancy's novel of a non-nuclear WWIII between the USSR and NATO in Europe.
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Death's End by Liu Cixin
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The Dark Forest by Liu Cixin
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Extremely thought-provoking. Without spoilers, I will say I completely agree with the "Dark Forest" theory.
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Ghost Fleet by P.W. Singer
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The author's version of a limited WWIII with China seeking territory for energy resources (believable) and trade partners (rather silly). The book is clutter with many worthless footnotes that do not actually say anything - just refer the reader to w ...more
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Revival by Stephen King
Revival
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Revival is a typically well-written and thought-provoking novel by Steven King. When I finished the book, I hated the ending. With reflection a couple of weeks later, I broke out laughing and appreciated it’s brilliance. No spoilers here – read it yo ...more
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