“The Johnstown Flood” by David McCullough Review

The Johnstown Flood Author:  David McCullough Published:  1968 I didn't entirely plan it like this, but I ended up reading this book in very close proximity to Isaac's Storm, another book about a flood in late 19th century America. It's hard not to compare the two books, and unfortunately this one didn't quick capture my interest... Continue Reading →


“The Devil’s Punchbowl,” by Greg Iles Review

The Devil's Punchbowl Author:  Greg Iles Published:  2009 Book three in the Penn Cage chronicles steps up the danger while keeping it a reasonable level of ridiculous. Right off the bat, Penn is meeting an old friend in a cematary for a clandestine meeting about illegal activities happening in Natchez. It used to be Cage... Continue Reading →

“Desperation” by Stephen King Review

Desperation Author:  Stephen King Published:  1996 Perhaps it's because I came into this with such low expectations, but this was better than I thought it would be. I didn't care for the companion novel The Regulators at all, and my only two friends who read this book on Goodreads, both gave it one star. Despite all that,... Continue Reading →

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