This writing is tedious. Everyone has a story about the border. In fact, we’re STILL at the border. Oh yes, we’re finally going deeper into Mexico. Watch out for the cartels and the mafia and the police. In fact, don’t say their names out loud. Bribe the police if you get pulled over. Be careful! … More 15 Thoughts While Reading “On the Plain of Snakes”
I was going to write this earlier in the week, but I didn’t due to other distractions in my life. But I’m going to write about it now. Please don’t read The Cold Vanish by Jon Billman. And here’s why: First of all, let me say that when I saw this on display in Barnes … More Don’t Read The Cold Vanish by Jon Billman
As always, I’m constantly adding books to my “to read” shelf. I haven’t finished any other books on my to read shelf. Or what I already half. And yet…I keep adding to it because that’s what I do. So, here are 21 of the latest books I added to my “to read” shelf: The Ballad … More 21 Books on My To Read Shelf
I love dogs. I love books. I especially love books about dogs. I wish I read more of them. They make me so warm and fuzzy inside. Here are some books that feature dogs: Marley & Me by John Grogan Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo Old Yeller by Fred Gibson Where the Red Feen … More 10 Books That Feature Dogs.
Title: Maniac: The Bath School Disaster and the Birth of the Modern Mass KillerAuthor: Harold SchechterPublisher: Little ARelease Date: 09 March 2021Genre: Literary, nonfiction I was given a free copy of Maniac in exchange for an honest review. Summary In 1927, while the majority of the township of Bath, Michigan, was celebrating a new primary … More Review: Maniac by Harold Schechter
A topic that I always find myself reading about is the Holocaust. It’s a horrible time in history, and yet I’m always drawn to these books. Even though the subject matter is dark and disturbing, there is always great resilience and hope to overcome the trauma. Here are some new(er) books about the Holocaust that … More 5 Books About the Holocaust I Want to Read.
I kind of write a post of books that I love and appreciate each week in the form of “My Favorite Books.” Sometimes, though, it’s nice just to have a compiled list of books that I’ve really appreciated reading. So, without further ado, here are five books I’m glad I read: 1. Tuesdays With Morrie … More Five Books I’m (Really) Glad I Read.
Author: Elizabeth Gruen Published: 2007, Riverhead Books Brief Summary: When she turns 30 years old, author Elizabeth Gilbert comes to the realization that her idealized life isn’t the one she finds worth living. Divorcing her husband and quitting her job, Gilbert divides one year of her life in three different places: Italy, India, and Indonesia. … More My Favorite Books #3: Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Today is Veterans’ Day. Without our service men and women, we wouldn’t be enjoying the freedoms that we now enjoy in this country. To those who have served, I thank you. With that being said, I want to list some books that I want to read based around the military. 12 Strong by Doug Stanton … More Military Books for Veterans’ Day
So…apparently it’s nonfiction November, a book tag where you read more nonfiction books in the month of November so that more people can discover more true books. I think I knew about this before, but I kind of forgot about it until now. So…I don’t really have any nonfiction books ready to pick up and … More Nonfiction November: Books I’ve Read.