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Day 2 – American Gun: A History of The U.S. in Ten Firearms

This was a fascinating book for me. Growing up neither of my parents were gun people and we never had a gun in our home. Living in the backwoods of Vermont, there wasn’t a lot of worry about someone breaking … Continue reading

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Task #12: A Book of Short Stories – David and Goliath

To start: I know that David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell isn’t an established book of short stories. But it is a set of short stories told in a manner that intertwines events and principles to bring the audiences attention … Continue reading

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Task #16: A Book from an Author You Love that You Haven’t Read Yet – The Mayan Secrets

I’ve always found Clive Cussler’s novels to be both entertaining and relaxing. For anyone who has read any of his books the entertaining part is rather obvious; the reason for their calming affect isn’t the calm and easy-going nature of … Continue reading

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Task #8: A Funny Book – At Home

I was disappointed with this task, not because of the book itself (At Home was a phenomenal read) but because it didn’t fit well into the category. For those of you familiar with Bill Bryson’s books you will know that … Continue reading

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Book #37 – Clive Cussler’s: The Tombs

For anyone who is not familiar with the work of Clive Cussler, he is a highly accomplished author having written over 50 books. Yet his acclaim doesn’t stop there. As well as a New York Times Best Selling author he … Continue reading

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