Tag: Reading Challenges

Nadia Murad: The Last Girl

Read When Safe In this intimate memoir of survival, a former captive of ISIS tells her harrowing and ultimately inspiring story. Nadia Murad was born and raised in Kocho, a small village of farmers and shepherds in Iraq. A member of the Yazidi community, she and her eleven brothers and sisters lived a quiet life.

WWW Wednesday 12/6/2017

What are you currently reading? The Last Girl by Nadia Murad For Study:  Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville   What did you just finish reading? (As always, click on the link below to see what I thought!) A Christmas to Remember by Lisa Kleypas A Shadow Bright and Burning by Jessica Cluess Borne by Jeff

Books, Booze + Brains: Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan

An award-winning memoir and instant New York Times bestseller that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, Brain on Fire is the powerful account of one woman’s struggle to recapture her identity. When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital room, strapped to her bed and unable to move or speak, she had no memory of

WWW Wednesday 11/29/2017 #NaBloWriMo Edition

What are you currently reading? The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin For Study:  Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (FINALLY SOMETHING DIFFERENT!)   What did you just finish reading? (As always, click on the link below to see what I thought!) The Romanov Sisters by Helen Rappaport The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson Frog

Helen Rappaport: The Romanov Sisters

They were the Princess Dianas of their day—perhaps the most photographed and talked about young royals of the early twentieth century. The four captivating Russian Grand Duchesses—Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia Romanov—were much admired for their happy dispositions, their looks, the clothes they wore and their privileged lifestyle. Over the years, the story of the

Jandy Nelson: The Sky is Everywhere

Adrift after her sister Bailey’s sudden death, Lennie finds herself torn between quiet, seductive Toby—Bailey’s boyfriend who shares her grief—and Joe, the new boy in town who bursts with life and musical genius. Each offers Lennie something she desperately needs… though she knows if the two of them collide her whole world will explode. Join

#NaBloWriMo Week Four Sunday Wrap Up!

Last Sunday Wrap Up of November! (Even though I technically have a week left of #NaBloWriMo.) I didn’t read near as many books this month as I thought I would–I was way busier than I expected. But, I HAVE managed to get a post in every day, which I was worried about. I have a

Jeff Wilser: Book of Joe

The ultimate guide to America’s favorite vice president, filled with all of the key moments, all of the lessons, and none of the malarkey. The aviators. The Amtrak. The ice cream cones. The memes. Few politicians are as iconic, or as beloved, as Joe Biden. Now, in The Book of Joe, Biden fans will finally have the

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