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MediaPaper Book (61), Audiobook (36), Ebook (2)

Reviews62 reviews

Tagsnovel (42), audiobook (32), U.S. History (21), U.S. Military (19), Military Fiction (14), Iraq War (11), memoir (10), Founding Fathers (9), U.S. Presidents (7), World War II (7) — see all tags

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About meAfter surviving cancer, I decided to refocus on reading, a childhood avocation I had lost. Life is short and I wanted to spend a lot more of it reading. So I began reading more books, and reading them carefully, only to find that months later I couldn't remember what I thought about them. So I am using LibraryThing to record my thoughts for myself, which is somehow easier to do if I can imagine other people reading them.

About my libraryI'm not using LibraryThing to catalog my actual physical library, or every book I read. Instead, I'm focusing on my current reading interests: American History, plus memoirs and other accounts of the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, plus relatively current fiction, plus military fiction, plus whatever audiobooks I find in the library to play on my commute.

What my ratings mean to me:

5 A must read
4 Recommended
3 Worthwhile
2 Some good elements, but not good overall
1 Ugh


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