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Deja Book~2 Short Reviews of Books I Feel Like I Have Read Before

Charles Darwin: Destroyer of Myths by Andrew Norman I have read many books about Darwin, even though I find his natural science so boring that there better be some caffeine involved.  I get my kicks from the controversy that his … Continue reading

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The Only Living Man With A Hole in His Head by Todd Pliss

  The Only Living Man With A Hole in His Head by Todd Pliss Phineas Gage changed the world in 1848. Unfortunately, it did take the world a while to notice. Don’t know who Phineas Gage was? You may remember … Continue reading

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The Floor of Heaven: A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush by Howard Blum

Three men collide in the Yukon. *A cowboy, still grieving the loss of his wife, searching for new frontiers now that the west has been won joins the Pinkerton Agency. *An orphaned Navy deserter, hoping to do what his father … Continue reading

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The Lady in Gold by Anne-Marie O’Connor

  The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer Gustav Klimt’s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer is a painting that stays with you. What will haunt you is the story behind the painting and … Continue reading

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The Irish Way by James R. Barrett

Have you ever read a blurb of a book, thought you knew what it was about and then read the book and realized that you were totally wrong? Somehow, when I read the blurb about The Irish Way, I thought … Continue reading

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