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Scott Skipper
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A cranky old man with a twisted sense of humor
A cranky old man with a twisted sense of humor

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A Michigan Boy and the Great War
A Colleague in Shadows by Jack Adler My rating: 4 of 5 stars Young Kirk was not a diplomat, but he found himself rubbing shoulders with some of the most influential statesmen during the years prior to the United States entering World War I. Fresh out of col...

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If You're Tired of Hearing About Russians...
History of Russia in 100 minutes by Tanel Valisalir My rating: 5 of 5 stars Russians are an unfortunate melding of Vikings, Mongols, and Slavs. Their history is dominated by one recurrent theme—failed ideology. Repeatedly, one ruler takes control with the i...

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True and Tragic Tale
The Merrell Saga: Based on a True Story from the Red Stick War of 1813-1814 by Charles E. Sowell My rating: 4 of 5 stars At the time of the time of the War of 1812, wild Indians may have “raised commercial crops, owned slaves, and bred racing horses” but th...

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Ripples Through Time by Lincoln Cole My rating: 4 of 5 stars Calvin’s devotion to Emily bordered on codependent. When Emily died, he found no reason to continue living. At eighty-five, or was it eighty-one, he felt no stigma attached to visiting her grave a...

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Scott Skipper commented on a post on Blogger.
Clancy, This post needed more pictures.

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The Terra Debacle: Prisoners at Area 51 by Marcha A. Fox My rating: 5 of 5 stars Get ready for Thyron. He is a peda flora telepathis; in other words a sentient, bipedal, telepathic plant. He not only communicates telepathically, he acquires knowledge remote...

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Scott Skipper commented on a post on Blogger.
They are great pictures, Clancy, but I expected scantily clad girls duking it out.
I guess the lioness that is attacking the lion has a headache.

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Interview with David Calder, New Zealand Writer & Rave Review Book Club Member
David Calder lives in New Zealand, lucky guy, but he has previously lived in California. Today he shares some insight into his excellent literary work. Hello Scott. Thanks for having me on
your blog. >> You have written The Children of the Nakba,
Redemption...

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When Pomona Was A Nice Place
Family Forever: In The Beginning by Tamara Miller My rating: 5 of 5 stars Twin girls coming of age in the fifties in Pomona, California, were all about boys with cars, drive-in restaurants, drive-in theaters, and school dances. Emma and Jani came to be born...

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More Required Reading
Left Behind by Tim LaHaye  & Jerry B. Jenkins My rating: 2 of 5 stars Buck Williams is a reporter in Israel to interview the developer of a fertilizer that makes the desert bloom. While he’s there the Russians launch a nuclear attack that is thwarted by hai...
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