Book three is complete, and it was another considerable novel, 1000+ pages. This book was a bit different from the first two in how it started but overall followed the same storytelling type. The first two novels began a bit more quickly and got right into the action. This book started with a bit more… Continue reading Book Review : World Without End: Ken Follett
This book is the prequel to The Pillars of the Earth, and you can see my review of that book here. https://beingkevin.com/2020/12/05/the-pillars-of-the-earth-by-ken-follett/ The first book was excellent, and I can't believe this, but I think this book might be better. Again this was also a massive novel, 915 pages. Like the first novel, there were… Continue reading Book Review: The Evening and the Morning: Ken Follett
Poldark is more than one book review; it is is a series of books. I usually read true stories, but I do venture into books that blend the two, fact and fiction, and this meets the type of reading I generally do. The series spans 12 novels, so if you don’t have time to do… Continue reading Book Review – Poldark By Winston Graham
The book is an excellent read; it was also a free read with Amazon Prime. You would think from the title this would be very political, but it does not come off that way. The writer, Ronan Farrow, is a reasonably familiar name but I did not know he worked in the state department. The… Continue reading Book Review “The war on peace the end of diplomacy and the decline of American influence – Ronan Farrow”
The "The Loudest Voice in the Room" by Gabriel Sherman was a fascinating book. I like books that deal with history or people and their accomplishments. I initially decided to read this book because of the Amazon show by the same name. The show was outstanding, but I want to get a bigger picture of… Continue reading Book Review – “The Loudest Voice In The Room”
I have read my share of world war II books. I enjoy the history of the greatest generation. Sometimes I wish I was born in that generation when you look at the crazy state of the world today—however, this topic is about my latest world war II book, "Unknown Valor" by Martha Mccallum. Most books… Continue reading Book Review – Unknown Valor
From March 1 to May 1, The start of the virus, we had 34,726 cases during the shutdown. From May 2 to May 25, we increased to 51,746 cases. On May 1, we started opening up the state and experienced an increase of 49%. The protests began on May 25. From May 26 to June… Continue reading How Do You Use Your Time?
I thought of you when I read this quote from "Churchill: Walking with Destiny" by Andrew Roberts - "How few men are strong enough to stand against the prevailing currents of opinion! Churchill, London to Ladysmith Let us free the world from the approach of a catastrophe, carrying with it calamity and tribulation, beyond the… Continue reading Can Fit With Today’s Events