Mysterious Book Report No. 165 – The Poor Boy’s Game

By |2016-07-05T07:16:51+00:00July 5th, 2016|Mysterious Book Report|

The Poor Boy's Game by Dennis Tafoya Minotaur Books, $25.99, 322 pages, ISBN 978-1-250-01953-0 Philadelphia, one of the oldest cities in America, has been the background for innumerable dramas from the Continental Congress to the signing of the Declaration of Independence to who-knows-how-many Rocky movies. It's the fourth largest city in the United States, a one-time capitol of the U.S. as well as a cultural and financial center. A

Mysterious Book Report No. 84 – The Twelve

By |2016-03-26T13:11:13+00:00March 26th, 2016|Mysterious Book Report|

The Twelve by Justin Cronin Ballentine Books, $28.00, 568 pages, ISBN 978-0-345-50498 I swore I’d never do it again.  Took the pledge and promised that was it, I’d never touch the stuff again and I meant it.  I really did.  But then, over time my resolve weakened.  Things happened.  Life, with all of its trials and tribulations, intervened.  Day-by-day I felt myself slipping . . . finally I could

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