Reflections on what I am reading

End Game by John Gilstrap

End Game

I decided to stick with John Gilstrap's Jonathan Grave series for another read. End Game is the sixth book in the series. Like the previous novels, this one is filled with action and military tech. The plot is complex but the story pace keeps you engaged. All in all, another good entry for fans of the genre.
High Treason John Gilstrap

High Treason

My latest read was High Treason by John Gilstrap. This book leverages all of the key elements of a Gilstrap story. High Treason does have a very complex plot that pushes the "believability boundaries." It is also long at over 500 pages. Despite that, it was an enjoyable read and I expect to continue with the series.
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Klara and the Sun — Latest Read

My latest read was Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro. I try to blend contemporary fiction that has received critical acclaim into my reading cadence every few months. This title by Nobel Prize winning author Kazuo Ishiguro was very positively reviewed when it was published in 2021. It had been referenced in some articles discussing AI that I read recently so I decided to add it to the list.
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Finishing Hugh Howey’s Bern Saga Series

I have been a Hugh Howey fan since he published Wool in 2011. I have had a couple of his later series on my "to be read" list for a while. I decided to go back and read his first series, the Bern Saga, before taking on the other ones. Even though this is more YA themed than I would normally read, I was interested in seeing how Howey's writing developed.

Renegades and Armageddon

My latest "read" was actually the next two books in Craig Alanson's Expeditionary Force series. I started the series back in 2021 and then picked it back up this year. Renegades (Book 7) and Armageddon (Book 8) seemed like a good way to wrap up my reading for the year.
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From Strength to Strength by Arthur C. Brooks

This post about a book I read back in December 2022 has been sitting in draft for quite a while. Based on the reviews, I thought this book would offer an interesting perspective on life transitions. It turned out to be a drawn out excuse for an over-privileged member of the "elite" to justify not working anymore.
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Damage Control — Latest Read

Finished up my latest read, Damage Control by John Gilstrap, on Thursday night. This is Book 4 in the Jonathan Grave Thriller series. Very similar to the earlier books if you like techno thriller "good guys vs bad guys" stories.
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Coming Dawn — Latest Read

Just finished Coming Dawn by Steven Konkoly. This new release is the second book in his Devin Grey series. This was another well-crafted techno-thriller. If you are a Clancy or Child fan, you should check it out!

Expeditionary Force 4,5,6 — Latest Reads

My latest "read" was actually the next three books in Craig Alanson's Expeditionary Force series. I started the series back in 2021 and then picked it back up this year. Since there are fourteen books in the series and a spinoff, I decided to focus on it for a bit.