The Memoir, Educated by Tara Westover covers the arc of her life. You may ask yourself what kind of memoir that ends as the author comes into her thirties be worth the read? perhaps it is that she was raised by parents that birthed her at home, never saw a doctor, attended a school, and … Continue reading Bookish on: Educated by Tara Westover
I love when I fall backwards into a great book. The kind that opens your eyes to a new world view.
Tis the season to make lists and lists of lists. To begin to think of the New Year. To wipe clean the slate and start new. Reading Challenges will pop up along with list like these. The books I read and loved. My Challenge this year was Growth. Among them was a Newbery Award Winner … Continue reading 2017 – Year In Books & Books
Melanie Benjamin has a new novel coming to front tables of booksellers January 16, 2018
How many time do you read a book and think? Has this been made into a film? It has occurred to me a few times and This one, Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane, seems destined for the big screen. I have never read a Lehane novel nor do I read a lot of the … Continue reading Bookish on: Since We Fell
As I trip through life, I have managed to stumble across... things, that I like. I have no other way to express it, my vocabulary is lacking. So, be it books, movies, podcasts, random items... stuff, I share with you some things that have managed to stick to me. Not everything does. There are paraphernalia … Continue reading I Like it: A few Things I’ve Stumbled Across
The Walk to Emmaus was just what I needed. I just didn't know it.
Non-Fiction titles often have awesome subtitles. This title, Martin Luther: A Biography for the People, could not have been better stated. It is a perfect selection of words, straight forward and to the point, an excellent description of what lies within the cover of this book. I love History. I enjoy Biography's. Especially one such … Continue reading Martin Luther: A Biography for the People
"...although tragedy and loss are regrettably commonplace, we aren’t measured by what happens to us but rather by how we respond to it.”
I love when you find something wonderful you didn't even know you wanted to read.