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The Girls Of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan

During World War II, the race was on between the allies and the axis to build a super-weapon, a bomb which would decide the fate of the war.  In the sleepy hills of Tennessee, the Federal Government built a fenced-in, … Continue reading

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The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbs Out The Window And Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson

Allan Karlsson, resident of a Swedish nursing home, escapes out a window on the day they’re hosting an important celebration for Karlsson’s 100th birthday.  A crazy chase involving the centenarian, a suitcase filled with money, some people he meets along … Continue reading

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Winter Of The World by Ken Follett

I think I’m going to have to create a special list for Ken Follett books.  I’m going to call it “Books I hate and love at the same time.”  On the one hand, he writes a darn entertaining novel.  In … Continue reading

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Evidence of Things Unseen by Marianne Wiggins

I’ve got to hand it to Goodreads.  I never would have even heard of this book if it weren’t for the reading friends I’ve made there.  And that would have been a shame, because Evidence of Things Unseen is going … Continue reading

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Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard P. Feynman

Without a doubt, this book will be on my list of all-time favorites, and definitely the best book I’ve read this year.  In his autobiography – and I use that term loosely – Richard P. Feynman gives you an opportunity … Continue reading

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