Educated by Tara Westover

Educated by Tara Westover Title: Educated Author: Tara Westover Publisher: Random House (2018) Genre: Nonfiction/Memoir Summary Growing up in the shadow of Buck’s Peak in Idaho, Tara’s family is suspicious of the outside world: of the government, of medical care, of schooling. In spite of physical, emotional, educational, and mental neglect, she is able to … Continue reading Educated by Tara Westover

10 of my Favorite Books of 2022

I read a lot of books this year, which is surprising to me as I feel like every year my struggle to read is worse than the year before. This year I read 65 books. I was pleasantly surprised, especially when we went on vacation for two weeks. A lot of the books were okay, … Continue reading 10 of my Favorite Books of 2022

The Grizzly Maze by Nick Jans

Title: The Grizzly Maze Author: Nick Jans Published: 2005 (Plume) Genre: Nonfiction/Biography Summary Timothy Treadwell made himself known for living out among the grizzlies in Alaska. His goal was to educate and protect these aggressive and dangerous animals. When he and his girlfriend were killed by a bear in 2003, they passed into the mythology … Continue reading The Grizzly Maze by Nick Jans

Christmas Carol Book Tag

Time for another book tag because I don’t know what to write! I found this one over at the blog “I won’t say I’m in love with reading.” 1. The ghost of Christmas past— A book that was a childhood favorite. I’d have to say the little house on the prairie books, I read those … Continue reading Christmas Carol Book Tag

Top 10 Tuesday: Topographic Book Covers

This week’s top 10 Tuesday is a little hard for me because even though I admire book covers, I needed to look up books to be inspired to create this list. I’ve read most of the following books, there’s only a couple I haven’t read yet but definitely on my to read list. 1. Eat … Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday: Topographic Book Covers

The Ideal Book Club

Describe your ideal book club. I’m part of a book club at work. It’s not a traditional club because everyone who comes talks about their own book. We talk about what we’ve read, what we’re currently reading, and what we want to read. Some people don’t talk about what they’ve read at all, they just … Continue reading The Ideal Book Club