Tag Archives: PTSD

What It Is Like To Go To War by Karl Malantes

What It Is Like To Go To War by  Karl Marlantes; 2011; $25.00; 256 pages; Atlantic Monthly Press; New York, NY; 978-0-8021-1992-6; purchased from Multnomah County Library’s Title Wave Used Bookstore; 9/9/16-9/17/16 Why did I ride this?   I first read this in December of last year and was so moved by it that I nominated it […]

Warhawk by James Rollins and Grant Blackwood

Warhawk by James Rollins and Grant Blackwood; 2016;$27.99; 368 pages; William Morrow, New York, NY; 978-0-06-213527-8; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Hillsdale; 4/26/16-4/27/16 Why did I read this?  James Rollins is one of my favorite authors, alone or with others.  This is a follow up to The Kill Switch. Tucker Wayne and his dog, Kane are back. […]

The most important book I read this year

What it is like to Go to War by Karl Marlantes; 2011; $25.00; 256 pages; Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, NY; 978-0-8021-1992-6; purchased at the Multnomah County Library’s Title Wave Used Bookstore; 12/10/15-12/16/15 Five years ago I read a little book by Karl Marlantes called Matterhorn about a Marine in Vietnam.  It was awesome to read and […]

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The Promise by Robert Crais; 2015; $27.95; 402 pages; G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, NY; 978-0-399-16149-0; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Kenton; 11/12/15-11/15/15 Elvis Cole, Joe Pike, Scott James and Maggie come together in this long awaited thriller from Robert Crais.  Scott and Maggie were introduced in Suspect, Scott is an LAPD detective suffering from PTSD […]

One of the two best books so far this year!

Burdy by Karen Spears Zacharias; 2015; $15.00; 182 pages; Mercer University Press, Macon, GA; 978-0-88146; 539-6; purchased from Amazon.com; 9/4/15-9/8/15 A follow up to Karen’s debut, Mother of Rain, Burdy begins to receive someone that she thought was dead.  As she corresponds with him she decides to visit him and see if she can determine while he […]

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