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Kill Me If You Can by James Patterson
Kill Me If You Can

Clark, September 27, 2011

I have learned over the years to suspend belief when it comes to reading James Patterson's books. This book was just too much. Absurdity after absurdity with tons of "convenient" events to keep the plot moving. Sure, if you don't worry about that kind of stuff then this is the book for you. For me, this one was just too over the top.

Just a fair warning, this book has incest. Not only does it have incest, but extremely descriptive incest. I don't offend easily, but this was just too much. I wish I would have just stopped the book when the incest first appeared. I was hoping it was a one-time incident but I was wrong.

Overall, this book was just far too unbelievable for me. I wish James Patterson would just stick to writing books on his own like he used to.
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The Devil All the Time by Donald Ray Pollock
The Devil All the Time

Clark, August 7, 2011

For a lot of writers, it often seems like their second book falls short of their first book. Maybe the expectations are too high from readers, maybe their contracts force them to produce faster than they are used to, maybe something totally different. I was worried that "The Devil All the Time" was going to fall short of "Knockemstiff." I am glad that I was worried for nothing, because Donald Ray Pollock not only takes what is great from "Knockemstiff," but expands and combines to make one superb novel. The best word to describe Pollock and his writing ability is "brutal." This book has some of the finest, "in your face" writing that just does not let up whatsoever.

Overall, you will be hard-pressed to find other writers in the same league as Donald Ray Pollock. He is not only one of the best new writers out there, he is one of the best overall writers out there, period. I have never read anything like "The Devil All the Time" and I imagine I won't until his next book comes out.
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Stay God
Stay God

Clark, March 3, 2011

Impressive . . . the one word that sums up what I think about Nik Korpon's debut. I was completely blown away with some of the descriptive passages in this book. The way Korpon writes is like an open-handed slap to the face, he will hit you again just as soon as the sting from the first slap recedes. This book is a perfect blend of Chuck Palahniuk and Bret Easton Ellis, a perfect book for anyone who likes hardcore, "in your face" type books. Nik Korpon is here to stay in the world of literary fiction. I will purchase his next book without hesitation.
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Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King
Full Dark, No Stars

Clark, November 21, 2010

Why are you wasting time reading this review when you could be reading the book instead? That is really all I need to say about Full Dark, No Stars. I am more than impressed with these stories by Stephen King. My review is not going to make you read the book. You either like Stephen King or you don't. This book will please most if not all of his fans and just may persuade some of those who don't enjoy the works of Stephen King. If you are looking for "heart-warming" tales for this upcoming holiday season, look elsewhere. But if you want some dark, practically "pitch black" stories, this is the book for you.
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White House Diary by Jimmy Carter
White House Diary

Clark, October 2, 2010

Let me begin by saying that this will be a review of the book, not of the president. I was not around when Carter was president, so I found this book fascinating as to what our country was like and the problems it faced during those 4 years. I love politics, and I especially enjoyed reading "behind the scenes" into a President's life and everything that he went through. What makes this book so important is how relevant it is to today's world. I was shocked to see so many parallels to our current political system. Jimmy Carter presents a strong message for everyone to work together in order to make progress on serious problems that we face.

Overall, whether you like Jimmy Carter or not, this is a must read book for anyone concerned about partisan politics and the damage that being divided causes our country. This book makes me want to learn more about Jimmy Carter and the late 1970's in America.
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