Historical

History of the 20th century by Wayne M. Nestor (Book Review #191)

History of the 20th century is a short book written about the events that shaped the world, politically, developmentally, and structurally. The book provides a small description of famous Politicians and important men that were around the 20th century such as Churchill, John Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, and Manhatma Gandhi. It also mentions significant people that were influential at the time such as Charlie Chaplin, Louis Armstrong, Coco Chanel and more. The 20th century furthermore had its scientific and technological []

American History by Andrew White (Book Review #182)

This short book review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. American History is a book written about the time between the Indians right up until the modern times. It focuses on the American people and the events that have shaped to be what America is today. The American Revolution, World War I & II, and the British colonies are all included in this book. I liked how directly comprehensive the book is about providing historical references and information about the American []

The Road to Alexander by Jennifer Macaire (Book Review #165)

This review was kindly requested by Jennifer Macaire.  The Road to Alexander is a historical fiction book written about a woman named Ashley. She receives an award and is chosen to travel back in time to interview her favorite historical figure, Alexander the Great. As she arrives in what is assumed to be the past, 333-330 BC, she is mistaken for the goddess of death and is kidnapped. Unable to return Ashley then faces a culture shock. The ancient ways are quite []

Coping With Death & Destruction by Arrison Kirby (Book Review #150)

This review was kindly requested by Arrison Kirby.  Coping with death and destruction is a collection of fictional stories written with the intent to make you smile, cry, and ponder as you read. This twelve-chapter book, blends in with the deaths that occurred in 2016 losing people like David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Prince, Carries Fisher and more. The stories are written to bring out the sense of endlessness and to provide comfort. Each story is a standalone short segment of what surpasses to []

The Fire In The Rock by Charles Norman (Book Review #129)

This review was kindly requested by the author & UnderratedReads. The fire in the rock is written about the time of Moses (Kisil) before he became the prophet. It is set at the time of the plagues on Egypt, the Ten Commandments and when Moses was a wanderer and an ordinary man. Tzipporah is the wife of Moses, and the story begins before she was married to him. She is faithful and a ferocious lady. The love they had for each other []