18 01, 2017

Review: THE MOST DANGEROUS PLACE ON EARTH by Lindsey Lee Johnson

By | Wednesday, January 18, 2017|8 Comments

I have to be honest and tell you how uncomfortable this book made me. In reading about these high school kids fumble through their social and educational settings, I had a knot in the pit of my stomach. I don't want to think about those years, those uncomfortable settings, allowing things spin out [...]

12 01, 2017

Review: THE HUNDRED LIES OF LIZZIE LOVETT by Chelsea Sedoti

By | Thursday, January 12, 2017|7 Comments

THE HUNDRED LIES OF LIZZIE LOVETT is hard to review story, mostly because there are things I liked and disliked about it. It took me a long time to read this book. Hawthorne, aka Thorny, is a 17 year old girl in high school. She has only one friend named Emily. She is [...]

21 12, 2016

Review: BEING MORTAL: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

By | Wednesday, December 21, 2016|2 Comments

This book was right up my alley. It was recommended to me by a family while I worked in Hospice, since they had just read it and were changed by it. How to die is just as important as how we live the moments/days/years preceding our death. This book explores the real issues [...]

13 12, 2016

Review: THE CIRCLE by Dave Eggers

By | Tuesday, December 13, 2016|0 Comments

THE CIRCLE explores the problem of oversharing in social media. The Circle is a large internet provider that requires honesty in it's users. There are no pseudonyms, only one form of identity, and fraud is a thing of the past. The internet company branches out to encourage its uses to become transparent, broadcasting [...]

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