Tag Archive: great books

Mar 17

Fiction Friday: The Book Thief

I have to resist the urge to just say “OMFG go read this book!!!!” ten times. This book was so good it reduces me to adolescent squeals of excitement when I usually talk about it. Seriously, The Book Thief by Markus Zusak is in my top two favorite books of all time and OMFG go …

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Mar 09

Non-Fiction Friday: Free Will by Sam Harris

Do we really¬†have free will or is it just an illusion? It’s a question that has been argued about for centuries in one form or another. I have debated the question myself many times, often from both sides of the issue. What is meant when someone says they have free will? What does it mean …

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Mar 02

Fiction Friday: The Hunger Games

I wanted to do Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut but I didn’t get finished in time.¬† Plus it was more appropriate to give you guys this review as the movie is coming out this month. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is another YA book and another first in a trilogy*. It is the story of …

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Feb 24

Non-Fiction Friday: How the Mind Works

It’s my turn to give a brief book review. I will be talking about How the Mind Works by Steven Pinker. I am a Pinker fan and I had a few of his books to choose from for this review. The first of his books I read was The Language Instinct. I was so impressed …

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Feb 17

Fiction Friday

We are a family of readers. Our wallpaper is effectively overstuffed bookshelves covering every topic known to man. (That is, perhaps, an exaggeration. In a fit of frustration, I did put my foot down when it came to a book on dirt, so we don’t have a book on soil.) I am a fiction gal …

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