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Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet, by John G. Turner

Five stars (of five)

Turner tackles the ominous task of constructing the life of a 19th century historical figure, where documents are scattered and deteriorating. Add to that, the fact that the figure in question was a President of the Latter-Day Saints (LDS) Church and the scarcity of documents only increases as the veil of secrecy falls. 1,243 more words

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All the President's Menus (A White House Chef Mystery), by Julie Hyzy

Four stars (of five)

Hyzy returns to the kitchens of the White House for another Ollie Paras mystery, sure to pique the various buds of the curious reader. 295 more words

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Edge of Eternity (Century Trilogy #3), by Ken Follett

Five stars (of five)

What a sensational series to begin 2015 reading!!!

Follett ties up the Century Trilogy with the best novel yet, Edge of Eternity. 566 more words

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Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War, by Robert M Gates

Four stars (of five)

After finishing the Rumsfeld memoirs, I was curious to see how the man who took over the reins at Defence would handle the task. 866 more words

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Awesome Reads From 2014

It’s been a while since I’ve posted book reviews. Here are two great reads from the fall of 2014.

One of the best cross-genre books I’ve ever read! 425 more words

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Guest Post: 'First Draft' by Johnny Nothing author, Ian Probert

Regular readers may recall a recent review for a book called Johnny Nothing, a children’s book that hasn’t excited me as much since I last picked up and reread The Witches by Roald Dahl. 2,447 more words

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Winter of the World (Century Trilogy #2), by Ken Follett

Five stars (of five)

Follett continues his epic Century Trilogy with the middle instalment. The journey resumes with the story of five interrelated families—American, German, Russian, English, Welsh— as they progress through a time of enormous social, political, and economic uncertainty. 402 more words

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