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Review of Valiant Ambition

  In Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution, Nathaniel Philbrick takes a revealing look at the War for Independence and the two generals who kept the rebel nation afloat. Despite the lack of … Continue reading

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Review of Crashing Heat

  In Crashing Heat, author Richard Castle unfolds the latest exploits of crime-solving duo Nikki Heat and Jameson Rook when a fan of his ends up dead and Rook is framed for the murder. As the husband-and-wife team investigates, more … Continue reading

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Review of Pirate Hunters

  In his book, Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Hunt for a Legendary Pirate Ship, author Robert Kurson chronicles the quest of John Chatterton and John Matteras to find the historic ship of the most famous brigand of his … Continue reading

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Shelf Life: A Must-Read, Lifetime-Learning List for Men Part 2 By George Grant

Readers are inveterate and unapologetic list makers.  Indeed, according to Umberto Eco, “Lists are the most necessary literary accessories of all.”  There are lists of books that must be read.  There are lists of books that must be reread.  There … Continue reading

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Review of The Jersey Brothers

    In her stunning memoir, The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer and His Family’s Quest to Bring Him Home, Sally Mott Freeman tells the story of three brothers and their courageous service for the United States in the … Continue reading

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Review of Amy Carmichael: Beauty for Ashes

            In his book, Amy Carmichael: Beauty for Ashes, Iain Murray tells the inspiring story of the young woman who went to the mission field and never came home. Amy Carmichael felt the call of God on her life at … Continue reading

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Review of Four Princes

  In his book, Four Princes, Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, and Suleiman the Magnificent and the Obsessions that Forged Modern Europe, John Julius Norwich gives an enlightening overview of the main power brokers who shaped the sixteenth century … Continue reading

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