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READING UPDATE & BOOK REVIEWS: FRANK HERBERT, ANITA SHREVE AND GOTTFRIED KELLER

Happy first day of Autumn everyone! I hope you had a fantastic start of week and new season. I have another reading update to share with you. I read a lot and I post my reading update pretty regularly (for example here, here, here, here and here). Today I'll review three books. Godmakers by Frank Herbert, The People of Seldwyla by Gottfriend Keller  and Resistance by Anita Shreve. Two of these authors are new to me (Keller and Shreve) and one is very familiar (Frank Herbert). Scroll down to read my book reviews and recommendations.  THE GODMAKERS, A NOVEL BY FRANK HERBERT 5/5
The Godmakers is an ambitious, thought-provoking and bold science fiction novel.  If you're familiar with Herbert's Dune series, you'll have a pretty good idea about what it might be like in terms of its exploration of war, peace, human government and religion.  If you haven't read Herbert before, then you're probably in for a surprise.  It is not a long novel, but it is quite eventful. The…