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11/22/63 by Stephen King
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bookshelves: nook, historical-fiction, sci-fi, 2015, history, reviewed

Wow, wow, wow. Hop on those butterfly wings, because we are going on a crazy ride through time.

What if you could go back in time? Would you do it? I don't think I would, especially to change a major event in history. It's just too risky. King spends 800+ pages exploring how unraveling one thread of time could have impact, both large and small. The butterfly effect says changing one thing changes countless others, as Jake quickly discovers. But the past doesn't want to be changed, and Jake has to make a lot of hard choices to complete his mission.

An interesting look at alternative history, journey with Jake back to the 50s and 60s to stop the Kennedy assassination. Its worth the read.


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Reading Progress

November 1, 2013 – Shelved
November 1, 2013 – Shelved as: to-read
May 6, 2014 – Shelved as: nook
September 29, 2015 – Shelved as: historical-fiction
September 29, 2015 – Shelved as: sci-fi
October 2, 2015 – Started Reading
October 2, 2015 – Shelved as: 2015
October 3, 2015 –
13.0% "Great start! Done with Part 1."
October 5, 2015 –
20.0%
October 27, 2015 – Shelved as: history
October 27, 2015 – Shelved as: reviewed
October 27, 2015 – Finished Reading

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