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A Century Turns

A Century Turns

On 2/15 Chase Clemons wrote: Whenever I pick up any book on modern history, I’m always a little concerned about it being too close to the present for enough perspective to be brought to the subject at hand.  Looking at such a close period (1988-2008) for this book, even Bennett acknowledges some reluctance with respect to the closeness. With this in ... Book Notes: A Century Turns

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4 Stars

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Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl

Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl

On 1/30 Chase Clemons wrote: It’s exciting, fun, sometimes scary, and even nauseating at times.  That’s life as seen through the view of a tilt-a-whirl.  And unfortunately, that’s how I felt when I finished reading N.D. Wilson’s Notes from a Tilt-a-Whirl. The book review describes it as “a visual, ... Book Review- Notes from a TiltaWhirl

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2 Stars

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I'll Make You An Offer You Can't Refuse

I'll Make You An Offer You Can't Refuse

On 6/14 Chase Clemons wrote: Business tips from a mobster?  Seems strange at first glance, I know. However, it turns out that multi-billion dollar mob operations (including both legal and illegal activities) are run with similar business ideas and models as all the other ones. In I’ll Make You An Offer You Can Refuse, former ... I’ll Make You An Offer You Can’t Refuse

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2 Stars

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The American Patriot's Almanac

The American Patriot's Almanac

On 6/6 Chase Clemons wrote: For this post, we’re taking a look at Dr. William Bennett and John Cribb’s The American Patriot’s Almanac: Daily Readings on America. This book focuses on daily readings centered around different people and events from American history. Dr. Bennett weaves an exceptional story of America’s history ... The American Patriot’s Almanac

Chase's Rating:

4 Stars

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House of Dark Shadows

House of Dark Shadows

On 12/16 Chase Clemons wrote: Robert Liparulo’s House of Dark Shadows plunges readers into a supernatural world seen through the eyes of a teenager name Alexander, Xander for short.  His family moves into a Victorian style house that contains a hallway of mysterious rooms able to transport those that walk through them to different times and places.  Xander and his ... Into the House of Dark Shadows

Chase's Rating:

3 Stars

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