Short Book

Mythology: Folklore, Myths & Legends by Michael J. Stewart (Book Review #178)

Lean Stone Book Club kindly requested this short book review. Mythology is a book written about the legends and stories (where they originated) of Jews, Egyptians, Norse, Christian, Roman and the Greeks. The traditions, tales, and information are obtained from scripts and scrolls found within each era. This book has ultimately created a collection of myths that would interest any historian to read. I enjoyed the fact that the book’s intention is to educate how the world worked back then. Although the []

Vacation to Graceland by Phillip Cornell (Book Review #187)

This review was written for Online Book Club “I rate this book 2 out of 4 stars.” This book was an “OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day.” Vacation to Graceland is a nonfiction travel story written about a family trip to Graceland. Philip is the author and the main character. The trip consists of a couple of stops to eat and some Granny issues before they reach the mansion. Once realizing how much it costs to get in Graceland, Mom and Granny decide []

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 I liked how directly comprehensive the book is about providing historical references and information about the American []

Serial Killers by Frank C. Chastain (Book Review #179)

  Serial Killers is a book written about notorious murderers. In reality, it is a collection of well known documented serial killers like, the Long Island killer, the Zodiac killer, Genene Jones, The Boston Strangler and Richard Ramirez. I found the collection of stories to be quite compelling. The book contains some really scary stories and what makes things even worse is that they are true! The only thing that I did not get was the point of it all. I missed []

Playing Hurt by Gerald Nardella (Book Review #145)

This review was written for Online Book Club “I rate this book 3 out of 4 stars.” This book was an “OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day.” Playing Hurt is a fiction novel written about a story that begins in the year 1960. It surrounds the lives of the main characters, Brian and Deanie and it all begins at a game. Brian is the quarterback of the high school football team. The game they are playing is very important as it is his []