Tag: Book Reviews

Book Review: Beyond Einstein by Michio Kaku and Jennifer Thompson

Beyond Einstein: The Cosmic Quest for the Theory of the Universe by Michio Kaku My rating: 4 of 5 stars For years I have followed the Cosmic Quest to unite the physical laws of the universe. In many ways, the story is as strange…

Book Review: “Home Invasion” by ghost writers of William W. Johnstone

Home Invasion by William W. Johnstone My rating: 2 of 5 stars Here we have a novel with serious flaws and misconceptions put together after the author’s death from notes and outlines. Could this book be prophetic and was W.W. Johnstone thinking of writing…

Lest We Forget! Book Review: “Human Smoke” by Nicholson Baker

Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization by Nicholson Baker My rating: 5 of 5 stars Who would have thought that you could make a WWII book that was truly gripping by writing 475 pages of quotes or letters…

Book Review: One Shot by Lee Child. Wow!

One Shot by Lee Child My rating: 5 of 5 stars Here’s an outstanding book representing the excellence of Lee Child’s writing, plot and development of his hero, Jack Reacher. When I talk to others about this action/thriller mystery series, this is one of…

Book Review: “Higher Love” by Kit Deslauriers

Higher Love: Skiing the Seven Summits by Kit DesLauriers My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have been a mountain climber since the age of 8, in 1952 when I first went up 10,110 ft. Mt. Blackmore outside of Bozeman, Montana with my father….

Book Review – Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham

Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham My rating: 5 of 5 stars Here’s a great book for your enjoyment. The fact that I got through it in two days, meaning of course that my wife was a two day book widow, shows how engrossing this…

Book Review! “All Brave Sailors” by J. R. Carr

Just when you thought you knew everything about the 1st and 2nd WW’s. Here’s a book that opens our eyes to the terrors of the deep for marine merchant sailors during the First and Second World Wars! It also bares the horrors of war…

Ten Billion: by Stephen Emmott – Oh! Boy! Is the Population Bomb Ever Going to Get Us!>(

    Here’s a MUST READ for everyone who has been interested in the population explosion since back in the early ZPG days of the 60’s when we all went out and got contraceptives and had vasectomies  (on in many cases only thought about)…

Review: Michael Crichton’s book Airframe

Crichton has a true best seller here that holds the attention all the way through the 400+ pages. I like the fact that his protagonist is a gutsy lady who is working with a bunch of engineers in an aircraft plant. She knows how…

Book Review: Harlan Coben’s “The Final Detail”

I love a book that starts off with a first sentence that is like a three pronged hook that just reaches out and grabs you and leaves you flopping like a carp on the line. Where else but in a Harlan Coben book do…

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