nonfiction

"How to Be Here"

my take: Part memoir, part pep talk, Rob Bell’s new book feels like he’s chatting with you giving you great …

"Rising Strong"

my take: Daring Greatly was about being in the arena – engaging in life, going for it, trying and possibly …

"Why We Get Fat"

my take: This is a treatise on why the calories in/calories out paradigm that is touted by medical experts, exercise …

"Big Magic"

my take: This is a celebration of CREATIVITY based on the idea that we humans are made to make – …

"The Things They Carried"

my take: Written in pseudo-memoir style, this novel reads like a collection of short stories, and after listening to the …

"Daring Greatly"

my take: I also read I Thought it was Just Me and The Gift of Imperfection by BrenĂ© Brown this …

"Turn Right at Machu Picchu"

my take: This is a rather detailed exploration into the who, what, where, when, and why of Machu Picchu. Hubby, …

"Just Mercy"

my take: Profound. Important. Essential. Imperative. What word best sums the necessity of Bryan Stevenson’s voice? Right up there with …

"Being Mortal"

my take: At first I thought to recommend this to doctors, nurses, people over, say, 70 years … and then …

"Small Victories"

my take: As noted in a previous post, Anne and I are incarnations of a very similar being. So she …