Monthly Archives: March 2013

Book Review: The Cheaters by Scottie Priesmeyer

The Cheaters – The Walter Scott Murder by Scottie Priesmeyer Publisher – Tula Publishing Copyright 1996 254 pages Rating – 7/10 Summary – The Cheaters is a true story of rock n’ roll, infidelity, and murder. Singer Walter Scott scored … Continue reading

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Book Review: Social Status Matters by Ahmed Riahi-Belkaoui

Social Status Matters By Ahmed Riahi-Belkaoui Publisher – BookSurge Publishing Copyright 2009 203 pages (+49 pages of references) Rating – 4/10 Summary – Humans are “hard wired” to rank all aspects of our lives. Given that we are social animals, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Curse of Lono by Hunter S. Thompson

The Curse of Lono by Hunter S. Thompson Publisher – Bantam Books Copyright 1983 160 pages Rating – 4/10 Summary – Thompson describes a 1980 trip to Hawai’i. He covers the Honolulu marathon and loafs on the Big Island, but … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Big Red One by Samuel Fuller

The Big Red One by Samuel Fuller Publisher – Bantam Books Copyright 1980 435 pages Rating – 6/10 Summary – Samuel Fuller follows five men in the Army’s First Infantry Division during World War II. They fight in North Africa, … Continue reading

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Book Review: How Starbucks Saved My Life by Michael Gates Gill

How Starbucks Saved My Life: A Son of Privilege Learns to Live Like Everyone Else by Michael Gates Gill Publisher – Gotham Books Copyright 2007 262 pages Rating – 9/10 Summary – This book is surprisingly good. Michael Gates Gill, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The One-Dollar Ripoff (Hardman #9) by Ralph Dennis

The One-Dollar Ripoff (Hardman #9) by Ralph Dennis Publisher – Popular Library Copyright 1977 189 pages Rating – 8.5/10 Summary – In the ninth installment in Ralph Dennis’ twelve-book Hardman series, Hardman’s friend Hump is cheated when he wins a … Continue reading

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