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Reservations Recommended

Kraft, Eric. Reservations Recommended. New York: Crown Publishers, 1990.

Meet Matthew Barber (also known as B.W. Beath). Toy designer by day (as Matthew), restaurant critic by night (as B.W.). 348 more words

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DeLillo, Don. Underworld. Read by Richard Poe. New York: Recorded Books, 2003.

Even though this is a long book I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough. 338 more words

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Herb 'n' Lorna

Kraft, Eric. Herb ‘n’ Lorna. New York: Amazon Encore, 2010.

I like beginnings that come out of nowhere and give the reader a resounding slap. Picture this: it’s the preface and our hero, Peter Leroy, gets a boner at his grandmother’s funeral. 543 more words

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Polish Officer

Furst, Alan. The Polish Officer. Read by George Guidall. New York: Recorded Books, 2005.

Alexander de Milja has been offered a miraculous choice. With Poland on the brink of surrender to the Germans, he has a decision to make: stay in the Polish army as Captain and serve on the battlefield (a guaranteed suicide) or join an underground Polish resistance group Zwiazek Walki Zbrojnej. 207 more words

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Man Who Was Thursday

Chesterton, G.K. The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare. : The Floating Press, 2009. ebook collection (EBSCOhost). Web. February 3rd, 2015.

There are so many reviews which comment on the religious allegory of this book so I will refrain from doing that, except to say I enjoyed the “dueling with the devil” scene the most. 462 more words

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Her Name Was Lola

Hoban, Russell. Her Name Was Lola. New York: Arcade Publishing, 2003.

The first thing one needs to know about Her Name Was Lola is that it’s a short book with even shorter chapters. 362 more words

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Wild Blue

Ambrose, Stephen E. The Wild Blue: the Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s Over Germany.New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001.

Soap box: As a 21st century society we are so far removed from the horrors of war. 444 more words

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