Recent Book, Music, and Movie Reviews

The American Pragmatists

The American Pragmatists

by Cheryl Misak

Pragmatism And The Human Framework

first review
5out of 5 by Gissinglover 9 hours ago

Written for the Oxford History of Philosophy series, Cheryl Misak's "The American Pragmatists" (2013) offers a history of the distinctively American philosophical school of pragmatism from its ... More

Write your own review
Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad

directed by David Ayer
Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis

Forced and boring

first review
1out of 5 by Vincent 13 hours ago

I found this movie to be forced and boring. Two friends who saw it at separate times shared that opinion. It's predictable and silly, and all the "action" sequences and special effects are like ... More

Write your own review
Descendent Darkness: Book Two: Legacy

Descendent Darkness: Book Two: Legacy

by A J Macready

Literary Titan

first review
5out of 5 by LiteraryTitan 14 hours ago

Legacy, by A.J. Macready, is the second instalment in the Descendent Darkness series and returns to visit the families of Clarke's Summit; a seemingly innocent town ridden with the darkest of secrets ... More

Write your own review
Fodor's Puerto Rico

Fodor's Puerto Rico

by Marlise Kast

Excellent condition

first review
5out of 5 by Ingrid 17 hours ago

I guess I did not expected the book to look so new since I thought it was used, but it was in excellent condition and very informative. I am enjoying the reading. More

Write your own review
I'll Be Right Back: Memories of TV's Greatest Talk Show

I'll Be Right Back: Memories of TV's Greatest Talk Show

by Mike Douglas, Michael Heaton, Thomas Kelly

Stories stories stories!

first review
5out of 5 by scottst 18 hours ago

Mike Douglas is a legend, his show ran forever, and he is a helluva nice guy.

He drops names, names, names, and they are all in the index for easy reference!

The stories of all his years in ... More

Write your own review
Hatching Charlie: A Psychotherapist's Tale

Hatching Charlie: A Psychotherapist's Tale

by Charles Creath McCormack

Literary Titan

first review
4out of 5 by LiteraryTitan 20 hours ago

Charles Creath McCormack's book Hatching Charlie: A Psychotherapist's Tale is quite a book: a frank autobiography centered around the theme of the pursuit of happiness and a meaningful life, from a ... More

Write your own review
Wake Up: A Life of the Buddha

Wake Up: A Life of the Buddha

by Jack Kerouac

Kerouac's Biography Of The Buddha

first review
5out of 5 by Gissinglover 23 hours ago

In the early 1950s, Jack Kerouac (1922 -- 1969)became fascinated with Buddhism. In 1955, he wrote this short, highly personalized biography of the Buddha, "Wake Up". The biography was serialized in ... More

Write your own review
Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 9, 10, 11, 12

Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 9, 10, 11, 12

performed by Roy Goodman (harpsichord), Hanover Band, Roy Goodman (conductor)

Exploring The Haydn Symphonies: 9-- 12

first review
5out of 5 by Gissinglover 23 hours ago

Haydn's early symphonies Nos. 9 -- 12 show Haydn as a young composer in his late 20s in transition. They are written in a variety of styles and show the many influences that converged in Haydn to ... More

Write your own review
Century Sentence: A Chinese Accusation Against All of the World

Century Sentence: A Chinese Accusation Against All of the World

by 徐雪春 Xu Xue Chun

Literary Titan

first review
2out of 5 by LiteraryTitan 1 day ago

If you'd like to know how people feel in a country different than your own, you should read collections of their thoughts. Century Sentence by Xu Xue Chun is just that: a collection of previously ... More

Write your own review
The Maverick Fakes a Bride!

The Maverick Fakes a Bride!

by Christine Rimmer

Go get this book and quick.

first review
5out of 5 by Anita 1 day ago

I love Christine Rimmer and have read a lot of her books over the years but this time, she outdid herself. I loved this different type of story line and plot. Travis and Brenna made me laugh ... More

Write your own review
Spinoza's Metaphysics: Substance and Thought

Spinoza's Metaphysics: Substance and Thought

by Yitzhak Y Melamed

A Study Of Spinoza On Thought And Being

first review
4out of 5 by Gissinglover 3 days ago

It is all too easy with a book one has revered for a long time to forget the difficulties of understanding. This difficulty is particularly the case with a notoriously complex work such as the Ethics ... More

Write your own review
Contemplative Crochet: A Hands-On Guide for Interlocking Faith & Craft

Contemplative Crochet: A Hands-On Guide for Interlocking Faith & Craft

by Cindy Crandall-Frazier, Linda Skolnik (Foreword by)

first review
1out of 5 by Monica R 1 day ago

The book are more about faith and spirit, than interlocking crochet. I am disapointed.

The bookshop is ok, and was very fast to send my item. Thank you for your good service More

Write your own review
Haydn: Symphonies No. 6 "Le Matin", No. 7 "Le Midi", No. 8 "Le Soir"

Haydn: Symphonies No. 6 "Le Matin", No. 7 "Le Midi", No. 8 "Le Soir"

performed by Northern Chamber Orchestra, Nicholas Ward (conductor)

Exploring The Haydn Symphonies -- 6,7,8

first review
5out of 5 by Gissinglover 1 day ago

This CD is part of a collection of the complete symphonies of Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) on the budget-priced Naxos label. The performers are the Northern Chamber Orchestra directed by Nicholas Ward. ... More

Write your own review
Seasons of the Giant

Seasons of the Giant

by Pamela Hartley

Literary Titan

first review
4out of 5 by LiteraryTitan 2 days ago

The Seasons of a Giant by Pamela Hartley is a fun read! We follow Isabel LaDuke, known as Izzy, as she tries to discover who or rather "what" is stealing her family's cows. A young girl with no real ... More

Write your own review
Coming Darkness

Coming Darkness

by Susan-Alia Terry

Literary Titan

first review
3out of 5 by LiteraryTitan 2 days ago

In Susan-Alia Terry's novel Coming Darkness myths and legends become real. Known as the Other-kin, angels, demons, werewolves, vampires, and other fabled creatures live among one another. When ... More

Write your own review
Haydn: Symphonies, Vol. 29 - Symphonies Nos. 1-5

Haydn: Symphonies, Vol. 29 - Symphonies Nos. 1-5

performed by Irina Zahharenkova (harpsichord), Finlandia Sinfonietta, Patrick Gallois (conductor)

Exploring The Haydn Symphonies: Nos. 1-5

first review
5out of 5 by Gissinglover 2 days ago

I have recently been listening to Haydn's final set of symphonies, the "London" symphonies, composed in the 1790s, in a performance by Sir Colin Davis and the Royal Concertgebouw. I thought it ... More

Write your own review
A Lost Lady

A Lost Lady

by Willa Cather

Homeless On The Range

5out of 5 by Gissinglover 2 days ago

Written in 1923, "A Lost Lady" is a novel from Willa Cather's (1873 -- 1947) middle period of writing -- between "My Antonia" and "Death Comes to the Archbishop". This may be the least known but ... More

Write your own review

Featured review