Sampling of recent book reviews (full reviews on amazon)

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March 25, 2019 by jacklovelace


2 out of five starsVerified Purchase

Only if you a Hot Tuna years fan

This one comes down to what part of his life interests you. If you are interested in
the Jefferson Airplane years, you want even more. If you are interested in Hot Tuna
to today, you will be very happy.…

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Been So Long: My Life and Music

4.3 out of five stars74

1 helpful vote


5 out of five starsVerified Purchase

Well chosen short stories

Plenty of good stories. I found a couple new authors from these stories. A couple
clinkers but the good far outways the bad.
Well cosen

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Best American Mystery Stories 2018 (The Best American Series ®)

4.6 out of five stars17

4 out of five starsVerified Purchase

Tension filled and well written

I am not into teen angst stories as an old fart but this one is really good. A gripping
story with tons of tension

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Heavy Metal

4.8 out of five stars8

2 out of five starsVerified Purchase

A missed chance in gloomy overkill

I was looking forward to a well deserved academia takedown. But this one is over
the top, even for such a juicy target.
There are so many awful people lined up in a row, it grows depressing, hard to fin…

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The Shakespeare Requirement: A Novel

4.3 out of five stars63

4 out of five stars

This one is a notch above

They follow the same formula but I thought this one was particularly good.
The story lines are good, with a nice twist at the end, but the new characters are
engaging.…

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Tom Clancy Oath of Office (A Jack Ryan Novel)

4.1 out of five stars246

1 helpful vote


5 out of five starsVerified Purchase

Daltrey delivers without any nonsense

I liked it a lot.
You get a real sense of Daltrey and the relationship between him and Pete is
complicated…..and sweet.…

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Thanks a Lot Mr Kibblewhite: My Story

4.6 out of five stars134

3 out of five starsVerified Purchase

Good lead character, location, bad plot

Interesting lead character, love the setting in the Grand Canyon area. Weakest part
of the book is the plot, which
is farfetched and not entirely believable.

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Long Road to Mercy (An Atlee Pine Thriller)

4 out of five stars1,788

2 out of five stars

Below the “Patterson” curve

It’s a weird book and not very good. Just as I thought he would offer up a typical
Patterson journey about Juror 3,
he wraps that one up and moves into a somewhat connected story. Sometimes e…

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Juror #3

4.2 out of five stars613

3 out of five stars

There is a reward for patience at the end

I’ve read his books before and found them somewhat engaging so I thought I would
try this one.
After a slam bang start it moves into a long stretch that barely held my interest. J…

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A Noise Downstairs: A Novel

4.2 out of five stars154

5 out of five stars

An honest book from the White Christmas star

I mostly knew Rosemary Clooney from watching White Christmas every year. I saw
something that talked about her Kentucky roots and I thought I would give this
book a go. It was worth it. An honest person, she covers it all. She doesn’t have to…

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Girl Singer: A Memoir of the Girl Next Door

4.6 out of five stars55

2 out of five stars

When a series shouldn’t be

A perfect example of creating series that only deserved the first book. By this time
our
lead character is unbelievable as he races from one superhuman encounter to the…

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Exit Strategy: A Nick Mason Novel

3.9 out of five stars112
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