Review: Gabriel's Redemption

Review: Gabriel’s Redemption

Gabriel’s Redemption by Steve Umstead My rating: 3 of 5 stars There’s one tiny problem with rating this ebook: I read it in two time periods. I began and stopped reading it before I started LORETA neurofeedback and direct brain stimulation to help me with my reading. And I picked it up again and finished […]

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Review: The Lion

Review: The Lion

The Lion by Nelson DeMille My rating: 2 of 5 stars Trying to rate these books sometimes requires too much mental work. I really liked the voice of the narrator, his humour, his personality, but I found the repetitive violence soooooo tedious. They say it’s an action book, but I actually found the action flagged. […]

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Review: The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

Review: The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book was recommended to me as a good read. It’s certainly popular because after I placed it on hold at the library, I had to wait months and months before an ebook copy […]

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Review: One Careless Moment

Review: One Careless Moment

One Careless Moment by Dave Hugelschaffer My rating: 2 of 5 stars The back story made the first book in the series interesting, and though there was a bit of an emotional disconnect between reader and characters, the emotionality of the back story gave the book a little bit of depth. That back story isn’t […]

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Review: Fatal Remedies

Review: Fatal Remedies

Fatal Remedies by Donna Leon My rating: 4 of 5 stars The last couple of Brunetti mysteries I’d read were depressingly pessimistic. But this one broke that cycle. I like my books not to be so “realistic” as some of this series is. Reading is supposed to be an escape sometimes, especially when reading mysteries, […]

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Review: Odd Apocalypse

Review: Odd Apocalypse

Odd Apocalypse by Dean Koontz My rating: 3 of 5 stars Odd Thomas is a likable character. Philosophical with an optimistic bent, one who self-reflects and thinks about the consequences of his actions while living in the moment, reactive to the horrors coming at him as he strives to save an innocent. This book in […]

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