Book Review: I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb

Official Synopsis from Amazon: “I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday.” When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, October … More Book Review: I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb

ARC Review: The Trials of Walter Ogrod by Thomas Lowenstein

Official Synopsis from Amazon: The horrific 1988 murder of four-year-old Barbara Jean Horn shocked the citizens of Philadelphia. Plucked from her own front yard, Barbara Jean was found dead less than two and a half hours later in a cardboard TV box dragged to a nearby street curb. After months of investigation with no strong … More ARC Review: The Trials of Walter Ogrod by Thomas Lowenstein

Book Review: A Million Miles in A Thousand Years by Donald Miller

Synopsis: Donald Miller’s memoir Blue Like Jazz is being made into a movie. Changes need to be made to the screenplay to make the story more suitable for the screen. This causes Donald to search out how he can “live a better story”. Review: This was an interesting, thought provoking book that made me look … More Book Review: A Million Miles in A Thousand Years by Donald Miller

Book Review: Tales From the Back Row by Amy Odell

Synopsis: A nonfiction account of one fashion writer’s life in the fashion industry. Review: What a fun book! Amy Odell is the editor at cosmopolitan.com (the website) and this books chronicles her start with fashion blogging and her experiences in the fashion industry. Amy Odell has a wonderful writing style. Her writing is crisp and … More Book Review: Tales From the Back Row by Amy Odell

Book Review: Counting Coup by Larry Colton

Synopsis: A non-fiction account set on a Crow reservation in Montana, this tells the story of high school student Sharon LaForge, a powerful basketball player and her and the Lady Bulldog’s quest to be state champions. Review: While an informative look at life on a Crow reservation in Montana, Counting Coup had too much basketball … More Book Review: Counting Coup by Larry Colton

Review: Rocket Girl: The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America’s First Female Rocket Scientist by George D. Morgan

Synopsis: Rocket Girl tells the true story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America’s first female rocket scientist. The book chronicles her journey from a small farm to the halls of North American Aviation where she contributes to America’s race to space. Review: Rocket Girl is a fascinating look at the little known facts about America’s race … More Review: Rocket Girl: The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America’s First Female Rocket Scientist by George D. Morgan