Bookish On: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah was one of my favorites of 2015, a tale of two sisters set in France under German occupation. Her new novel, The Great Alone has solidified her as a story teller whose novels I will seek out forevermore. The story begins with a family in the early seventies living in […]

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Bookish on: Educated by Tara Westover

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 […]

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2017 – Year In Books & Books

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 […]

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Review: Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear

“Love them as yourself, for you yourselves were foreigners in Egypt.” Leviticus 19:34 The quote above is the opening page of this book. The title grabbed my attention. The image on the cover did as well. The author, theologian and ethicist Matthew Kaemingk, takes us with him on a deep dive. A historical look back at […]

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Discovering New Perspectives

I love to wander a bookstore. If I can find a local independent store when I travel for work I am there in a flash. I want to see them flourish so I always try to find something I might not otherwise have read. I want to discover a new perspective. Some of the best […]

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