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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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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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My Top 5 Books of 2015

Despite a 3 month hiatus while moving and fixing up our new house, I read 48 books in 2015. That’s a visit to 48 different worlds, a brief stint spent living 48 different lives, and countless new (if imaginary) friends. This past … Continue reading

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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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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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Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer – Nonfiction Review

 I initially had some reservations about reading this book. I had heard a lot of hype about it, both good and bad, and it seemed like most people who read it focused on judging the decisions made by the subject, … Continue reading

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Nonfiction – Clever as a Fox by Sonja Yoerg

I really enjoyed this book. Much like Jane Goodall, Sonja Yoerg writes in a way that both inspires confidence in the author’s knowledge and creates a world of imagery for the reader to immerse themselves in. This book is reader … Continue reading

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