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The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch ~ Non-fiction #BookReview

So, some of you may have heard of ‘last lectures’, where a professor is asked to give a lecture on what they would impart to their students before their death. Seems a little morbid, but the intention is right (I … Continue reading

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The Wild Truth by Carine McCandless ~ Nonfiction Book Review

This is the response to Into the Wild written by Chris McCandless’s sister, Carine. It’s supposed  to be the ‘real’ story, the one that helps readers to better understand Chris’s actions, and why they weren’t as rash or reckless or selfish … Continue reading

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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling ~ Nonfiction Humor Book Review

This book is cute. And funny. And after reading it, it’s apparent that Mindy Kaling is the cute, funny friend that everyone wants, so they probably aren’t hanging out without her. Kaling briefly chronicles her childhood as well as her … Continue reading

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Let’s Just Say It Wasn’t Pretty by Diane Keaton ~ Nonfiction Book Review

When I saw this book I knew I had to read it because 1) I love Diane Keaton and 2) I really needed to read something funny. I might as well get this out of the way – this is … Continue reading

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My Childhood by Maxim Gorky ~ Nonfiction Book Review

Maxim Gorky, hailed as the father of Russian literature, shares his firsthand account of Russian life in the late nineteenth century in this book, the first of three memoirs he would produce. This beautiful, if tragic account, paints a window for the reader to … Continue reading

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Wild By Cheryl Strayed ~ Nonfiction Book Review

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Under The Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer ~ Nonfiction Book review

This was a very scary book. Written by Jon Krakauer, the author of Into Thin Air and Into the Wild, this books explores the history, and violence, of the Mormon faith. Due to the subject material, it was a little slow … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson ~ Nonfiction Book Review

I picked up this book as a means of research because I wanted to learn more about hiking the Appalachian Trail . I’ve been mulling over the same book idea for over a year, but just couldn’t seem to put … Continue reading

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Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer ~ Nonfiction Book Review

This is a book that I’ve wanted to read for a long time. I’ve read Jon Krakauer before and knew he had an easy, enjoyable style of writing. I expected this to be a gripping story, but I had no idea … Continue reading

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Sand in My Bra ~ Non-fiction Review

This book caught me with its catchy title and the promise of funny tales of mishaps women experienced while traveling, so I overlooked the pink cover and bought it. After all, I love to travel, and having no plans to do so … Continue reading

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