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May 2014
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reviewed:
My first Peter Hamilton novel and it did not disappoint. A 914 page novel where not one page was wasted. GNR is surprisingly ...
Great North Road - Peter F. Hamilton
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March 2014
20
reviewed: The Joker: Death of the Family
A at times meandering massive (19 issue) story arc of Joker hunting down members of Batman's crimefighting "family". As I pl...
The Joker: Death of the Family - Scott Snyder,  Ann Nocenti,  Adam Glass,  James Tynion IV,  Gail Simone,  Scott Lobdell,  Fabian Nicieza,  Kyle Higgins,  Tom DeFalco,  Peter J. Tomasi,  Jason Fabok,  Andy Clarke,  Fernando Dagnino,  Jock,  Greg Capullo,  Jonathan Glapion,  Ed Benes,  Daniel Sampere,  Vic
March 2014
15
reviewed: V-S Day: A Novel of Alternate History
Another smashing good read from Allen Steele. This time an alt-history novel where the space race is not between Russia and t...
V-S Day: A Novel of Alternate History - Allen Steele
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March 2014
11
reviewed: The Lincoln Deception
A very good historically based hunt for the larger conspiracy behind the Lincoln Assassination.It began as well paced page tu...
The Lincoln Deception - David O. Stewart
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March 2014
06
reviewed: Operation Barbarossa: Nazi Germany's War in the East, 1941-1945
A quick overview of a massive part of the war in Europe spanning 4 years of untold carnage. Hartman does a good job of coveri...
Operation Barbarossa: Nazi Germany's War in the East, 1941-1945 - Christian Hartmann
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March 2014
03
reviewed: Year Zero: A History of 1945
As good as history gets. Year zero is a history of 1945 and the hopes for change that it brought and the gutting of those dre...
Year Zero: A History of 1945 - Ian Buruma
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February 2014
26
reviewed: No Plan B: Peyton Manning's Comeback with the Denver Broncos
an interesting read with lots of tidbits and such about how and why Peyton is Peyton. I just wish the book had been able to e...
No Plan B: Peyton Manning's Comeback with the Denver Broncos - Mark Kiszla
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February 2014
22
reviewed: Orr: My Story
A Candid memoir not of the telltale variety but more about here's why I did what I did and who helped me, where I went wrong ...
Orr: My Story - Bobby Orr
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February 2014
18
reviewed: Once Upon a Time in Hell (The Heaven's Gate Trilogy)
A Little tigher plotted than the first book, with stronger characterizations and a huge uptake in the wierd. Can't wait for b...
Once Upon a Time in Hell - Guy Adams
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February 2014
14
reviewed: The Good the Bad and the Infernal
A fast fun frolic through a mix of spaghetti westerns steam punk and a heavy dose of the weird. Not high literary by any mean...
The Good the Bad and the Infernal - Guy Adams
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February 2014
10
reviewed: The Eidolon
An intriguingly different debut mixing Dark matter the CERN Large Hadron Collider project and a different view of the paranor...
The Eidolon - Libby McGugan
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February 2014
06
reviewed: Foundation, Foundation and Empire, Second Foundation (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics)
going in I wanted to like this more. An all-time SF Classic, I'd last tried to read it all the way back in the early 80's in ...
Foundation, Foundation and Empire, Second Foundation - Isaac Asimov, Michael Dirda
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January 2014
23
reviewed: Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker
A mixture of factual biography and highly literate, poetic/prosaic study. Crouch has obviously studied Bird's life and career...
Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker - Stanley Crouch
reviewed: Angel of Europa
A 90 page novella. It was good as good as Steele's writing usually is. I just wish there was more of it. An interstellar miss...
Angel of Europa - Allen Steele
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