Book Review of Gotcha Gas by Banak and Weimer

Gotcha Gas: Debacle Near Roswell by M.A. Banak and Bill Weimer (Summary from the Introduction page) “For some people, the simplest explanation will never do. In July of 1947, a top-secret US Army weather balloon crashed near the town of Roswell, New Mexico. To locals arriving at the crash site, the flower-like designs on the …

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The Ruin

The Ruin by Kenneth Fenter (Summary taken from the last page of the book) “Kenneth Fenter’s The Ruin is part coming-of-age novel, part Robinson Crusoe, part history lesson, and wholly deserving of an audience of both adults and teenagers. The novel follows Clifton Kelly, a bullied 8th grader in the early 50’s, and him as an …

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The Liquid City

The Liquid City by Curtis J. Hopfenbeck (Summary taken from the back book cover) “Shadoe Kilbourne is the consummate intellectual assassin, with an impressive arsenal of both wit and weaponry at his disposal. As Seattle’s most successful nightclub owner and restaurateur; he is also a man of great resource, humor and humanity. His lethal charms …

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T-Rex Virus

T-Rex Virus by Tom Forest (Summary taken from the back book cover) “A small hunk of ferrous rock from an ancient asteroid which has roamed the cosmos for eons falls to earth. Discovered by a university paleontologist, a long dormant enzyme impregnated within the galactic stone is revitalized by accident in a university laboratory. A …

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The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas (Summary taken from the back cover) “Falsely accused of treason, the young sailor Edmond Dantes is arrested on his wedding day and imprisoned in the island fortress of the Chateau d’If. After staging a dramatic escape, he sets out to discover the fabulous treasure of Monte Cristo …

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Angels and Demons

Angels and Demons by Dan Brown (Summary taken from the back book cover) “World-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to a Swiss research facility to analyze a cryptic symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. What he discovers is unimaginable: a deadly vendetta against the Catholic Church by a centuries-old underground organization–the …

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