Tag Archives: non-fiction

My Reading Recap for 2018

Best Book(s) read in 2018:  The Murderbot Diaries (all of them) by Martha Wells Best Short Fiction: The Martian Obelisk by Linda Nagata Best Tome: Islandia by Austin Tappan Wright Best Tolkien* Book: The Fall of Gondolin Best Non-Fiction:  Never … Continue reading

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Living in the Spirit GoodReads Giveaway!

Source: Book Giveaway! My uncle’s study of Romans entitled Living in the Spirit has a GoodReads Giveaway through January 16, 2016. Enter today for your chance to win one of ten (10) copies to be given away.

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Book Review: Testament of Youth by Brittain (4 stars)

Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain 4 out of 5 stars Read in January/February 2015 Synopsis (via GoodReads): In 1914, just as war was declared, 20 year-old Vera Brittain was preparing to study at Oxford. Four years later, her life—and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Judy by Lewis (3.5 stars)

Judy: A Dog in a Million by Damien Lewis 3.5 to 4 stars out of 5 stars Read in late November 2014 Publisher’s Synopsis: British bestselling author Damien Lewis is an award-winning journalist who has spent twenty years reporting from … Continue reading

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Living in the Spirit Cover Reveal

Originally posted on As a Matter of Fancy:
Just heard from CrossBooks that my Bible study on Paul’s letter to the Romans is ready to go live. The result of a two-year effort, this book was developed and published in…

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Book Review: The Guns of August by Tuchman (4 Stars)

The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman Read by John Lee Winner of the Pulitzer Price for General Nonfiction 1963 4 out of 5 stars Thanks to Barbara, I now know more about the first month of World War … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Parkland (3.5 Stars)

Parkland 3.5 out of 5 stars Watched BluRay late March 2014 I must be mad (hinting at March Madness) or crazy because all this film did was depress me.  These events predate me by almost ten months.  Not even a … Continue reading

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This mathematician’s life could be an epic action movie!

http://io9.com/this-mathematicians-life-could-be-an-epic-action-movie-1514730603 I think I need to check out The Physics of War from the library. Math + Action = Fun Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Ten Scientific Non-Fiction Books to Fire Up Your Imaginations | Tor.com

http://www.tor.com/blogs/2014/01/favorite-non-fiction-science-books I may suggest a couple of these books for my Stranger Than Fiction book club. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Guest Post: My Uncle’s Best Reads of 2013

I’m relinquishing my blog today to my favorite uncle so he can share his essay on his best reads from 2013.  You’ll have to wait for another day to learn the answer to the question ‘Why doesn’t he have his … Continue reading

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