Monthly Archives for December 2011

Review: Letter to a Christian Nation

Letter to a Christian Nation by Sam Harris My rating: 4 of 5 stars A much more succinct and jargon-free treatise than we usually see from the popular atheists of this era. But the usual problem remains that the majority … Continue reading

30. December 2011 by Greg
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Review: The Last Lecture

The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch My rating: 3 of 5 stars I know that this is a popular/sad/inspiring story and so some people may be particularly sensitive to any critical review, but it is still a book and not … Continue reading

30. December 2011 by Greg
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Review: The Pact

The Pact by Jodi Picoult My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is the first book I’ve read by Picoult. She builds great characters and paints very vivid images and scenes, plus the plotline itself is quite different and creative … Continue reading

27. December 2011 by Greg
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Review: Train Dreams: A Novella

Train Dreams: A Novella by Denis Johnson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Jesus’ Son has sat near the top of my list of all-time favorite books ever since I read it. Now when I finally get around to reading … Continue reading

21. December 2011 by Greg
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Review: Batman: Gotham After Midnight

Batman: Gotham After Midnight by Steve Niles My rating: 3 of 5 stars A more basic Batman story. But refreshing for its classic style and story. Definitely makes me think of vintage comics. View all my reviews

10. December 2011 by Greg
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Review: The Internet Is a Playground: Irreverent Correspondences of an Evil Internet Genius

The Internet Is a Playground: Irreverent Correspondences of an Evil Internet Genius by David Thorne My rating: 3 of 5 stars Saw this in the library and immediately recognized the cover image. Decided to give it a go despite already … Continue reading

05. December 2011 by Greg
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