Category Archives: Cemetery book review

Reviews of cemetery books.

Simon Marsden’s Memento Mori

Memento Mori: Churches and Churchyards of England by Simon Marsden My rating: 2 of 5 stars A book by Simon Marsden on cemeteries? How could that possibly lose? After I enjoyed Marsden’s Ghosthunter and The Haunted Realm, I expected to … Continue reading

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The Loved One

My space opera trilogy is finally all finished, except for the going over the copyeditor’s notes on the last book, so I can turn my thoughts back to graveyards.  I’ve visited several lovely ones in the California Wine Country in … Continue reading

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Union Cemetery Companion

Union Cemetery, Redwood City, California: The People, Their Lives, Their Communities by John G. Edmonds My rating: 3 of 5 stars I bought this book after I’d taken a tour of the Union Cemetery in Redwood City. Because of that, … Continue reading

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Not the book Lone Fir deserves

Lone Fir: The Cemetery — A Guide and History by Johan Mathiesen My rating: 1 of 5 stars This may be the worst cemetery book I’ve ever read, which is saying something because I’ve read a lot. It’s even worse … Continue reading

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Oregon Cemetery Overview

Mad as the Mist and Snow: Exploring Oregon Through Its Cemeteries by Johan Mathiesen My rating: 3 of 5 stars I was looking for a book about the cemeteries of Oregon in advance of last weekend’s trip. This is a … Continue reading

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