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REVIEWED: The Flame Bearer

The Flame Bearer by Bernard Cornwell (Historical/Adventure Novel, 2016).

Set in the year 917 AD, this one is the latest in a series of historical adventure novels from one of the field’s best-known and most successful authors. 416 more words

REVIEWED: Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly. (Science/Social History Book, 2016).

I was interested in seeing the acclaimed new movie based on this book before reading this. 580 more words

REVIEWED: The Earth is Weeping

The Earth is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West by Peter Cozzens. (History Book, 2016).

A veteran historian, Peter Cozzens has written or edited many books on the American Civil War and its aftermath. 719 more words

REVIEWED: The Other Side of Silence

The Other Side of Silence by Bill Pronzini (Mystery/Suspense Novel, 2008).

Okay, here’s another older book–though still available in various formats from Amazon (and other places). 558 more words

REVIEWED: Welcome to the Universe

Welcome to the Universe: an astrophysical tour by Neil DeGrasse Tyson, J. Richard Gott & Michael A. Strauss. (Science Book, 2016).

I figured I was due a refresher/update on the latest science regarding astrophysics. 380 more words


Alfred Hitchcock by Peter Ackroyd. (Critical Biography, 2016).

Hitchcock is, of course one of the most famous and most written-about figures in the history of the film industry. 486 more words


Hag-Seed by Margaret Attwood (Novel, 2016).

Bestselling and much honored, multiple-award-winning Canadian author Margaret Attwood’s latest is (typically for her) something a bit off the beaten-path.  754 more words