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andymccoy

Ecletic Reader

I'll read just about anything that might be interesting and love to learn about new things.
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January 2016
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reviewed: Etruscans: Beloved of the Gods
This was a hard review considering the I generally like Morgan Llywelyn's books. However, this did not live up to the standar...
Etruscans: Beloved of the Gods - Morgan Llywelyn, Michael Scott
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January 2016
03
reviewed: Ubik
Amazing story. An interesting blend of science fiction and horror. Enter an alternate world where, by 1992, the countries we ...
Ubik - Philip K. Dick
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December 2015
31
reviewed: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
This was an interesting read and raised interesting questions as to what humanity and life means. It was a little short and c...
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? - Philip K. Dick, Robert Zelazny
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December 2015
29
reviewed: The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch
It wasn't bad, but it wasn't that interesting either. I read this immediately after The Man in the High Castle, so the questi...
The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch - Philip K. Dick
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December 2015
24
reviewed: The Man in the High Castle
This alternate history is very well imagined and the narrative device of revealing bits of the world through somewhat intertw...
The Man in the High Castle - Philip K. Dick
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December 2015
19
reviewed: In Search of Ireland's Heroes: The Story of the Irish from the English Invasion to the Present Day
A great introduction to Irish history from the time of English colonization. More interesting than the history is the lessons...
In Search of Ireland's Heroes: The Story of the Irish from the English Invasion to the Present Day - Carmel McCaffrey
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December 2015
15
reviewed: A Memory of Light
This was the ending this series needed. Everything came to a rather satisfying conclusion, and this book clearly made up for ...
A Memory of Light - Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson
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December 2015
09
reviewed: Towers of Midnight
This is the book that truly returned this series to fulfilling its potential, at least for me. Numerous story lines and subpl...
Towers of Midnight - Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson
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November 2015
28
reviewed: The Gathering Storm
This book suffered a bit from Wheel of Time fatigue. I've been making a go of essentially reading the whole series straight t...
The Gathering Storm - Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson
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November 2015
20
reviewed: Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire
This is the second book I've read from Chalmers Johnson, and it was definitely another success. Technically, this is part of ...
Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire - Chalmers Johnson
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November 2015
14
reviewed: Knife of Dreams
A much better installment than the previous few. The resolution of Perrin's storyline is thankful as it was dragging to an un...
Knife of Dreams - Robert Jordan
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November 2015
03
reviewed: Crossroads of Twilight
I am generally a fan of the series and I thought this installment was mostly enjoyable. It drags on unnecessarily in a number...
Crossroads of Twilight - Robert Jordan
finished reading:
October 2015
22
finished reading:
October 2015
21
reviewed: A Christmas Carol
I've seen a number of adaptations both on stage and on screen of this story, but it was amazing to read the original version....
A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
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October 2015
20
reviewed: Cinderella is Evil
An interesting take on a classic fairy tale. A more balanced approach that makes the characters more realistic and more inter...
Cinderella is Evil - Jamie Campbell
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