Category: book reviews

That 5 Letter English Word with “W” as the vowel! Learn a new Word!

That 5 Letter English Word with “W” as the vowel! Learn a new Word!

Every morning when I wake up I go through my morning rituals while sipping my first “cuppa” tea in bed. (You have to remember I’ve been married to an English lady for over 50 years.) The pills: don’t want to forget those at age… Continue Reading “That 5 Letter English Word with “W” as the vowel! Learn a new Word!”

Book Review: Skinwalkers by Tony Hillerman

Skinwalkers by Tony Hillerman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Tony Hillerman always has a good tale to tell in his modern western combination of murder mystery, and Navajo culture as Navajo Tribal Police Officer Jim Chee and Lt. Joe Leaphorn tunnel through evidence… Continue Reading “Book Review: Skinwalkers by Tony Hillerman”

Self-Publishing: Here’s Cogitating about Reviewer’s Feedback on my 2016 Book Cover – Food for future thought!

It’s been over 5 years since I published my last book. And as a writer I am always interested in finding out what my readers have thought about what they have read. Reading honest feedback from reviewers or persons with whom you correspond always… Continue Reading “Self-Publishing: Here’s Cogitating about Reviewer’s Feedback on my 2016 Book Cover – Food for future thought!”

Book Review: Biscuits and Gravy (Chuckwagon #4) by William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone

Biscuits and Gravy by William W. Johnstone My rating: 4 of 5 stars A well written book in this series, showing how J. A. Johnstone has enhanced the characterizations by mentor William W. Johnstone. It’s the solid western genre going all the way back… Continue Reading “Book Review: Biscuits and Gravy (Chuckwagon #4) by William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone”

Best Kept Secret: Duty Post in Germany: 1969-72

When you got posted to a detachment in Germany during the Cold War, the odds were that you were going to end up at a post that would have you playing constant war games in the snow or mud and rain off of one… Continue Reading “Best Kept Secret: Duty Post in Germany: 1969-72”

Book Review: The Code Breaker – Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the future of the Human Race by Walter Isaacson

I Rate this a 5 Star! Here is a book that tells the complete story of genetic editing from the biochemistry laboratory of Rosalind Franklin, in the 50’s to Jennifer Doudna’s 2020 lab and the development of COVID-19 vaccines. Franklin’s groundbreaking X-ray diffraction photography… Continue Reading “Book Review: The Code Breaker – Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the future of the Human Race by Walter Isaacson”

Book Review: Epitaph for a Spy by Eric Ambler

Epitaph for a Spy by Eric Ambler My rating: 5 of 5 stars When I first began reading this wonderful Eric Ambler, Spy novel, I immediately thought of Camus and the two books I read by him years ago, “The Stranger”, and “The Fall”.… Continue Reading “Book Review: Epitaph for a Spy by Eric Ambler”

Book Review: “PROOF” by Dick Francis

Proof by Dick Francis My rating: 5 of 5 stars I love an author who can write well about horses, horseracing and wines. This book has an unlikely hero in Tony, the small wineshop owner, ner-do-well son of a horse tradition family, who has… Continue Reading “Book Review: “PROOF” by Dick Francis”

Scammers Galore – Getting a Retiree’s Attention! If they only knew!

The phone rings! Politics or Scammers All they want is my hard earned $$ It’s another day of Christmas/Political and Car Warranty Scammers for us. Once you retire, they’s got your number and the Phone Company can’t stop them. So what’s on my list… Continue Reading “Scammers Galore – Getting a Retiree’s Attention! If they only knew!”

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