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CollectionsYour library (861), Favorites (108), 2014 (36), 2013 (72), 2012 (78), 2011 (82), 2010 (95), 2009 (90), 2008 (77), 2007 (31), pre-2007 (175), Read but unowned (163), To read (224), Tradeable (4), All collections (1,028)

Reviews263 reviews

Tagsfiction (617), non-fiction (407), tpb (349), hc (316), mmp (285), history (254), series (223), 4.0 (193), 20th century (191), fantasy (166) — see all tags

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Recommendations24 recommendations

About my libraryFavorite Authors = Three or more books favorited (>4.5 stars)

Rating system (thanks kevmalone)
★★★★★ top ten books can re-read often
★★★★.5 Excellent. Thoroughly enjoyable made me think/gave me quotes. Could recommend widely.
★★★★ Would recommend - author to watch
★★★.5 Good, engaging - will look for more by same author
★★★ Enjoyable but no strong author voice
★★.5 Lightweight - mildy enjoyable but forgettable could have not read this and not missed it.
★★ Dull plot adequately written/interesting plot idea wasted
★.5 Sloppily written and/or derivative plot
★ Could not finish. Life is too short.
0.5 Trash - probably doing a disservice to humanity by existing

GroupsFantasyFans, Historical Fiction, King's Dear Constant Readers, US Presidents Challenge (USPC)

Favorite authorsBernard Cornwell, Shelby Foote, C. S. Forester, Frederick Forsyth, Stephen King, Jeff Kurtti, George R. R. Martin, Robert K. Massie, J. R. R. Tolkien, Carlos Ruiz Zafón (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresBookmans - Phoenix

Favorite librariesPeoria Public Library - Main Library

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Real nameBrad Shever

LocationPeoria, Arizona

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceSep 27, 2007

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United States Submarine Operations in World War II by Theodore Roscoe is the complete list of actions for the duration of the war. I read it and the similar "Destroyer Operations in World War II" while working as the night librarian in the engineering building at Notre Dame during 1956/7. After many years and over 1000 and counting, I am still reading WW 2 books with great interest.
Enjoyed your review of NFL Head Coaches. My era is also the 70s. My friend and I call them "our guys" because they were around our age. Of course I read the bios of the men I remembered as well. Great volune!
Noticed you liked Clockwork Orange, and I was wondering if you'd be interested in reviewing my new novel and posting your comments here as well as a few other book-related sites. Thought you might like my book since it's also about a group of violent kids (and also a bit dark). I could e-mail you the novel in an e-book format if you'd like (I'm out of physical copies at the moment). Let me know if you're interested. Here's a link to a summary (and a sample chapter) in case you'd like to read more about the book before you commit:

http://christophertusa.com/

Thanks,
Thanks so much for the add :)
Have a wonderful upcoming week.
Hi, Brad!
Welcome to the Presidents Challenge!
If you have any questions, suggestions, or insights, please be sure to let us all know on the GENERAL thread. Pop in a Presidential ticker for your progress on the ticker thread when you get a chance.

Glad you're with us!
Cheli
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