Posts in Non-fiction
Behold the Lamb of God

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.

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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.

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Favorites Friday -- Part 7

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.

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