Book Thoughts

A place for me to give my thoughts on books, history, and their influence on my life.

Today
December
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December 2017
10
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reviewed: Review Last Night in Twisted River by John Irving
I love John Irving as an author. This is only my third novel of his, but he is a magical writer. His books are very charact...
Last Night in Twisted River - John Irving
December 2017
07
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reviewed: Review of A Race is a Nice Thing to Have by Janet Helms
This was a book that looked at how White People view themselves in society and how that can often lead to a natural racism. ...
A Race Is a Nice Thing to Have: A Guide to Being a White Person or Understanding the White Persons in Your Life - Janet E. Helms
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reviewed: Review of Left to Tell by Immaculee Ilibagiza
This was a fascinating look at the genocide that took place in Rwanda. I knew very little about the history or this part of t...
Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust - Immaculee Ilibagiza
finished reading:
December 2017
5
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December 2017
01
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reviewed: Review of Th Accidental President by A.J. Baime
This was a great book that covers the first four months of Harry Truman's Presidency. Truth be told, the first 100 pages of t...
The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World - A. J. Baime
November 2017
30
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November 2017
21
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reviewed: Review of Friends Divided by Gordon Wood
This dual biography of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson was a comparative look at the intellectual history of both great men. ...
Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson - Gordon S. Wood
November 2017
20
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November 2017
15
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reviewed: Review of Culturally Proficient Leadership by Raymond Terrell
This was a tough book to get through. I admire and respect the dedication and knowledge the authors bring about culturally pr...
Culturally Proficient Leadership: The Personal Journey Begins Within - Raymond D. Terrell, Randall B. Lindsey
finished reading:
November 2017
14
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reviewed: Review of Tamarack County by William Kent Krueger
Yet another solid entry I the Cork O'Connor series. At this point I appreciate the family and character development far more...
Tamarack County - William Kent Krueger
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