Bill Glose

year in books

Bill Glose’s Followers (16)

member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
Donna F...
1,572 books | 4,772 friends

Luis Tr...
2 books | 1,214 friends

Mary Ba...
39 books | 3 friends

Ellen C...
54 books | 425 friends

Terry J...
65 books | 34 friends

Matt Bo...
105 books | 35 friends

Edison
233 books | 4,547 friends

Kim Norman
98 books | 342 friends

More friends…

Bill Glose

Goodreads Author


Born
in The United States
Website

Member Since
August 2013


Average rating: 4.45 · 69 ratings · 29 reviews · 8 distinct worksSimilar authors
All the Ruined Men: Stories

4.46 avg rating — 54 ratings3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Half a Man

4.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Kentucky Review 2016

by
it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2017 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Southern California Review ...

by
3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2014
Rate this book
Clear rating
Personal Geography

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Human Touch

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2007
Rate this book
Clear rating
Marching Orders: Poems

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1990
Rate this book
Clear rating
Memory of Spring: Poems

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Bill Glose…

Confronting the Past

All is not well in the elite halls of Blackburne
Shadow of the LionsShadow of the Lions, by Christopher Swann


For ten years, Christopher Swann worked on a novel never destined to see a bookshelf. It wasn’t just that the plot—involving the Irish Republican Army descending on coastal Georgia—was convoluted but that the whole story seemed unbelievable. After reading one of the later drafts, his wife Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Share on Twitter
Published on February 13, 2022 08:20
The Long Walk: A ...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Bill’s Recent Updates

Bill Glose rated a book really liked it
Readings in Wood by John Leland
Rate this book
Clear rating
In places, Leland's prose sounds like lyrical poetry; in others, like academic text. But it is a textbook well worth the read. Readings in Wood makes you want to walk in the woods to revel in the healing power of nature and recharge yourself. It also ...more
Bill Glose rated a book it was amazing
Hunter's Moon by Philip Caputo
Rate this book
Clear rating
Philip Caputo’s linked story collection is such a powerful read. Filled with gritty tales set in and about the wilderness of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the individual stories in Hunter’s Moon brim with muscular prose as middle-aged men find their wa ...more
Bill Glose rated a book it was amazing
The Summer of Grace by Karen  Jones
The Summer of Grace
by Karen Jones (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Summer of Grace is an endearing tale filled with melancholy and natural wonder. The tender ache at the heart of this story belongs to ten-year-old girl Gracie, who is granted a reprieve from her abusive mother in the form of spending a summer on ...more
Bill Glose is currently reading
Readings in Wood by John Leland
Rate this book
Clear rating
Bill Glose is currently reading
Hunter's Moon by Philip Caputo
Rate this book
Clear rating
Bill Glose rated a book it was amazing
The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank
Rate this book
Clear rating
Bill Glose rated a book liked it
Zen in the Art of Writing by Ray Bradbury
Rate this book
Clear rating
As a fan of Bradbury's stories, I loved reading about the genesis and process of creating some of his best-known works. However, I was put off by his constant praise of himself and I found the writing advice to be a mixed bag, some of it great ("if y ...more
Bill Glose rated a book it was amazing
The Memory Addicts by Derek Kannemeyer
The Memory Addicts
by Derek Kannemeyer (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
In The Memory Addicts, Derek Kannemeyer presents one of the most intriguing concepts I've ever read, and one that is particularly relevant today. Drug addiction and memory loss--who among us does not have friends or family afflicted by one or the oth ...more
Bill Glose rated a book it was ok
Risking Everything by Roger Housden
Rate this book
Clear rating
Housden's introduction was excellent, and so were some of the poems, but the vast majority of the book was Buddhist dogma that had no lyricism. It was just the same message over and over: just sit still and don't try to do anything. ...more
Bill Glose is currently reading
The Memory Addicts by Derek Kannemeyer
The Memory Addicts
by Derek Kannemeyer (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Bill's books…

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
The Perks Of Bein...: * Introduce Yourself 1127 2942 Dec 02, 2022 12:32PM  
Goodreads Authors...: * Author List 6718 17522 Dec 06, 2022 04:01PM  
Mark Twain
“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”
Mark Twain

Norman Mailer
“Every moment of one’s existence one is growing into more or retreating into less.”
Norman Mailer

Ernest J. Gaines
“My six words of advice to writers are: "Read, read, read, write, write, write.”
Ernest J. Gaines

Rudyard Kipling
“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.”
Rudyard Kipling

Tim Farrington
“The greater part of experience is acquired in sink-or-swim situations. If we were smart, we would never grow wise.”
Tim Farrington, Blues for Hannah

26989 Goodreads Authors/Readers — 45679 members — last activity 8 hours, 40 min ago
This group is dedicated to connecting readers with Goodreads authors. It is divided by genres, and includes folders for writing resources, book websit ...more
10252 Book Nook Cafe — 4177 members — last activity 5 hours, 42 min ago
Book Nook Cafe is the place to be if you love to discuss books. We also chat about films, TV, music, health, theater, and more. Participation is en ...more
120340 United States Military Book Club — 409 members — last activity Jun 30, 2022 02:57PM
Welcome to the United States Military Book Club! A book club for readers who read military non-fiction and an occasional military fiction book. As a ...more
88432 The Perks Of Being A Book Addict — 31122 members — last activity 29 minutes ago
This group is for anyone who loves books from different genres. Every month we have group Books of the Month which you can join, reading challenges, a ...more
1176210 MAVRC Book Club — 7 members — last activity Nov 04, 2022 02:05PM
To truly recognize the military and veteran community is to be informed of the various and complex histories, experiences, and narratives of military ...more
1098743 DODReads Group — 73 members — last activity Jul 07, 2022 04:39AM
"What are you reading?" That's the question John Laney nearly fumbled when he faced a review board considering him for a command position. Realizing h ...more
More of Bill’s groups…



No comments have been added yet.