My good hubby recommended this book to me months ago and I remain a little ashamed to admit that I avoided reading it. This year one of my reading goals is to read one non-fiction book out of every six books I read. Finally heeding my husband’s urging - and in an effort to fulfill my own dumb goal - I picked up Behold the Lamb of God, and I'm so glad I did.Read More
I was first introduced to the humor of John Hodgman through his podcast “Judge John Hodgman” where he solves simple disputes between friends and family. Disputes such as: who gets to choose the music on car trips? Or: is cereal rightly considered a soup? Or even: His judgements are usually fair, often thoughtful, and always funny. When I saw that his latest book, Vacationland, shelved with the new releases at our library, I snatched it up.Read More
When I first started Favorites Friday I decided not to break my list down too specifically, but I had a few books that didn’t fit in my chosen categories. So, they were lumped into “Defies Classification.” I know your local bookstore likely has a nice little niche for each of these books, but for our purposes, these ones defy classification.Read More
I have a confession to make.
I don’t read many non-fiction books.
In fact, this year my reading challenge to myself is to read one non fiction for every five fiction books, and for me that’s a lot.Read More
Far more than a three pound lump of tissue in your skull, your brain is constantly adjusting to the stimuli you give it. This is fantastic news for the many kinds of trauma humans undergo every day.Read More