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Reviews of books that I have read or referenced on the podcast, and whether or not I recommend them.

Book Review | The Innocent by David Baldacci

Will Robie is a highly trained and top assassin for the United States; but what happens when he refuses an order and becomes the target?

Book Review: Bossypants (audiobook version)

Generally I don't consider listening to audiobooks to be the same as actually "reading" a book, however Tina Fey's endlessly entertaining "Bossypants" is definitely an exception to the rule by easily surpassing the written version.

Book Review: Tales From Development Hell…

We’ve all heard the rumors before; whether it was the incredulous reaction many of us had to the notion of Nicolas Cage portraying, ‘The Man of Steel’ in Tim Burton’s (ill-fated) Superman Lives or the anticipation of finally seeing...

Batman: Earth One Review

The origin story of Batman has been told countless times. In “Batman: Earth One,” writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank take a stab at telling an entirely new and unique take on the Dark Knight’s beginning…and the result is stellar.

Book Review | The Billion Dollar Spy

The Billion Dollar Spy is an exhilarating look into the world of Cold War era clandestine dead drops, tradecraft, betrayal, surveillance detection runs and double agents.

Book Review: Steve Jobs

I review the biography of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. Before reading this review - and in the interest of "full disclosure" - you should know that prior to reading this book, I was not much of a Steve Jobs fan to begin with, nor do I consider myself to be an...

Book Review | The Hit by David Baldacci

Highly-skilled assassin, Will Robie, is back and better than before in The Hit, a taut and exciting thriller in which Robie has to hunt down one of his own.

Book Review: In The Garden Of Beasts

How do you keep the reader engaged in a story when they already know how it ends? This is the challenge that author, Erik Larson, had to overcome in his newest book, "In the Garden of...

“I Was Catholic Until I Reached The Age Of Reason.” A...

Downloaded George Carlin's final book to my Kindle this weekend. "Last Words" was the book that he had been writing...

My Kindle Has Become Self-Aware…

Upon the recommendation of a listener, I review "Daemon", a book that is well-suited and a must-read for those who are interested in technology, computers, the internet (aka: our dependence on them), gaming and...

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