“The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck

September 18, 2016 2016 Reading List Reviews What I'm Reading 0

Not a lot to say about this one. A morose novel consisting of tragic stories. Amazing how similar the themes of John Steinbeck’s 1939 Depression Era stories align with headlining news of today.

“Oliver Twist” by Charles Dickens

August 7, 2016 2016 Reading List Reviews What I'm Reading 0

I have taken a break from my normal cycle of 4 educational books followed by 1 enjoyment reading and repeat. I found that I was no longer enjoying my reading time as much as I have throughout my adult life. After much consideration, it came to me that the lack of time for implementation of… Read more

“The Bassoon King” by Rainn Wilson

July 16, 2016 2016 Reading List Reviews What I'm Reading 0

My family is obsessed with television sit-com “The Office”. Rainn Wilson plays the role of Dwight. Dwight is my son’s favorite character; so, when he released an auto-biography, my son ordered it immediately. I was not personally interested in the book, but I am interested in reading anything that my children read. The odd title… Read more

Review and Quotes from “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee

May 24, 2016 2016 Reading List Quotes Reviews 0

This is the all-time favorite book of my daughter – Alexa. Further, this is on the summer reading list for my son, Samuel. I always like to read whatever it is that my kids are reading; so, this one got added to the list and I am oh so glad it did. The tale is… Read more

Review and Quotes from “Thou Shall Prosper” by Rabbi Daniel Lapin

April 26, 2016 2016 Reading List Quotes Reviews 0

This book offers 10 commandments for making money. The fact that Dave Ramsey had taken the time to read and write a forward for the book was the premise for battling through the poorly written and slow introductory chapters; however, I am glad I kept going. The book ended up being a very worthwhile real… Read more