Category Archives: Book Review
I know the world has been patiently waiting, sitting on the edge of their seats, for news of the latest book I’ve read. This one is “Opening Atlantis” by Harry Turtledove. A colleague of mine at the college introduced me … Continue reading
Finished Robin Diangelo’s “White Fragility” tonight. When I originally posted a set of books to read and asked what to read first, one of my former students texted me to say “read it with a grain of salt.” I took … Continue reading
Finished Tara Westover’s “Educated” today. It was a great read. It’s amazing how growing up around parents exhibiting a combination of religious extremism and mental illness could have such a profound effect on a child’s upbringing. Glad she was able … Continue reading
It took a little bit with the craziness of starting the semester, but I finished “Circe” by Madeline Miller. I LOVED “The Song of Achilles,” and I was afraid this book wouldn’t live up to its predecessor. Fortunately, my fears … Continue reading
A little late to the party, but I finished Mary Trump’s book. I’m not one for reading political gossip books, but I figured I’d give this a read given that she is the president’s niece and a clinical psychologist. I’ll … Continue reading
Just finished reading Ernest Cline’s “Armada”. I truly enjoyed his “Ready Player One” both in movie and book form, so I checked this out. It’s good, but definitely different. Still, I’d recommend it!