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Review of Jack London’s “Call of the Wild and White Fang” and why I think it should be classified as a dog training guide


The Call of the Wild/White Fang by Jack London My rating: 5 of 5 stars Classic and a great read!!! I read it long time ago as a child and in Russian. Reading it this time, as an adult, makes … Continue reading

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Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut


Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another pleasure from the master of satire. Although I must say it does not rank up with some of my favorites like Cat’s Cradle, it is still a fun quick … Continue reading

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10 Books That Men Must Read! from http://www.only4realmen.com

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A beautifully creepy fairy tale “Coraline” by Neil Gaiman


Coraline by Neil Gaiman My rating: 5 of 5 stars Great read. It’s suppose to be a kid’s book but, as everything Neil Gaiman, it is wonderful read for an adult with a deep and meaningful social criticism. Short and … Continue reading

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“The Graveyard Book” by Neil Gaiman book review


The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman My rating: 5 of 5 stars Yet again a beautifully written story by Gaiman. One of the most endearing and touching endings I’ve read in a long time. It is a wonderful read for … Continue reading

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Harry Potter saga completed! What a journey!!!


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling My rating: 5 of 5 stars Wow!!! What a journey!!!The last book was definitely amazing. The final revelations were deep and complete. We are treated to a well detailed and encompassing … Continue reading

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Harry Potter should have practiced BJJ or my review of The Order Of the Phoenix Book #5


With Book 5 under my belt, I have to say that the story is getting darker and more sinister. I loved the ending and it definitely left me eager to read the next books. However, I believe Harry should have … Continue reading

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My journey in Harry Potter land continues…


With Prisoner of Azkaban chase complete and my understanding of hippogryphs highly improved, I am moving on to the darker chapters of the saga. Loving the journey and the feeling of a kid in the land of wizards and witches. … Continue reading

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Everything should be Illuminated through the book


I’ve watched the movie and read the book I watched the movie first and while loving it, after I read the book it became apparent that the movie was missing a lot of the content and context. Here is my brief … Continue reading

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I’m 34 and I read Harry Potter


For a while, few of my friends kept telling me that I should read Harry Potter. I scoffed at them saying that it’s a kid’s book and doesn’t have enough adult flare for me. I finally succumbed to the hype and … Continue reading

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