The title of Lee Child’s latest Jack Reacher novel—One Shot—makes it look like the author was inspired by the sniper credo ‘One shot, one kill,’ but stopped short of using the full phrase because of the current trend of short titles or because he didn’t want to sound pompous. It gives us a fair hint, however, that his redoubtable hero would be involved with a sniper. There was always the possibility that he’d be a sniper himself, as his skills with long rifles has been mentioned before: he’s the only non-Marine to win the Wimbledon Cup held at Camp Perry, …Read More
If you look at the top pots being contested on online poker games these days, you’ll notice an inordinate number of them are fought over pot limit Omaha games. PLO is the game of the future. It’ s the game most commonly played in Europe and it’ s the latest obsession of Internet phenoms. There’ s a lot of skill to pot limit Omaha so if you want to come home with the chips, you need to know your stuff. Advanced Pot Limit Omaha Vol. 1, by Jeff Hwang, can help make that happen.
Inside Advanced Pot Limit Omaha: Small Ball …Read More
Well, here we are; turning the pages of the best seller biography to write a book review of the pseudo god of the new digital age, Steve Jobs. I do not attempt to critic this biography in my online book review, the attempt here made is to simply show you what is there in the book, what is important and with what “eye” it must be read. To start with Walter Isaacson took a different approach; trying to get at the “man” instead of the legend. Also, it should be noted that Walter does not have a digital …Read More
2011 Best Seller book review of the New York Times Best Seller, Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that changed America forever will not be complete without taking a note of the fact that its author Martin Dugard is not a historical author. The book has been authored more as an enthusiast’s outlook than as a historical account.
Killing Lincoln – skims the surface of many subjects
While O’Reilly and Dugard touch on many themes and issues that America faced as it struggled to end the civil war they treat none in depth. They provide fuel to the …Read More
Well, we now take the plunge in to a world where humans and aliens live in peace. Embassy Town; China Mieville latest book released this May has made to the Best Books of the year list on Amazon, hence I decided it was worth “checking it out!” Well, this is not the first sci-fi book I’ve read, although I must state I do not have a particular passion for sci-fi books. Hence writing this book review was particularly difficult for me. Still, this is by book review in continuation of the series of the 2011 best seller …Read More
Welcome to the world of the HOT NEW RELEASES! Writing a HOT NEW RELEASES book review is tough, but for a Lee Child novel (“The Affair: A Reacher Novel” the hottest new release this year), there is no difficult in stating that this book review is just my way of saying “well done” to the master of mystery!
The Affair: A Reacher Novel book review – The book lives up to its name!
courtesy – Amazon.com
In The Affair, we find that Reacher is still an MP. Although the backdrop is similar to his previous campaigns; a small run …Read More