Tag: Books

Book Review – Castles of Steel

When I was much younger (just getting out of college, actually), I read this massive 1000+ page book on the naval arms race between the great powers of Europe leading up to World War I. The book was called Dreadnought: Britain, Germany and the… Continue Reading “Book Review – Castles of Steel”

Book Review – War at the End of the World: Douglas MacArthur and the Forgotten Fight For New Guinea, 1942-1945

I am an avid military history fan, so give me a good book on World War II, and I’m in heaven. It may take me forever to get through it, depending on the density of the material, but I’ll be enthralled from page 1.… Continue Reading “Book Review – War at the End of the World: Douglas MacArthur and the Forgotten Fight For New Guinea, 1942-1945”

Book Review – The Bloody Triangle by Victor Kamenir

When I was a kid in Elementary school, I studied World War II history like no other subject. I totally exhausted our school library’s books on the topic. Some even called me a warmonger (What? We were in 3rd grade). That love of studying… Continue Reading “Book Review – The Bloody Triangle by Victor Kamenir”

Book Review – Star Trek Legacies #1 – Captain to Captain

I’m a Star Trek fan from way back and have been reading the novels based on the various series and movies since I was a kid. In 2016, Star Trek celebrated its 50th anniversary, with the series first airing in 1966. The iconic images… Continue Reading “Book Review – Star Trek Legacies #1 – Captain to Captain”

Book Review: The Hot War #2 – Fallout – Harry Turtledove

I used to do book reviews for Curled Up With a Good Book, but I stopped for a number of years. However, that hasn’t stopped me from reading. As I have eliminated news posts from this blog for the most part (I’ll explain why… Continue Reading “Book Review: The Hot War #2 – Fallout – Harry Turtledove”