Oct 052014
 

The Way of Kings. Brandon Sanderson. Book InfoThe Way of Kings by Brandon SandersonPublisher: Tor Books Published: 08/31/2010 ISBN-10: 0765326353 ISBN-13: 978-0765326355 Started: 10/05/2014 Finished: 10/10/2014 Source: Library Reason: Recommended by my son, Geoff. Format: audiobook Publisher SynopsisRoshar is a world of stone and storms. Uncanny tempests of incredible power sweep across the rocky terrain […]

Sep 222014
 

The Secret History. Donna Tartt. Book InfoThe Secret History by Donna TarttPublisher: Alfred A. Knopf Published: 09/01/1992 ISBN-10: 0449911519 ISBN-13: 978-1400031702 Started: 09/12/2014 Finished: 09/22/2014 Source: Library Reason: Read “The Goldfinch” and this was also recommended. Became available on audiobook so got it from the library. The book is also on the Torchlight List: Around […]

Sep 032014
 

Slaughterhouse-Five. Kurt Vonnegut. Hard for me to believe I have never read this book – so it goes. Book PostsSlaughterhouse-Five by Kurt VonnegutBook InfoSlaughterhouse-Five: The Children’s Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death by Kurt VonnegutPublisher: Delacourt Published: 03/31/1969 ISBN-10: 0440180295 ISBN-13: 978-0440180296 Started: 08/31/2014 Source: Library Reason: NYT Top 100 List Format: Audiobook Publisher SynopsisSlaughterhous-Five is one […]

Jun 172014
 

Scrum. Jeff Sutherland. I am always a sucker for productivity books. What better way to procrastinate than to read about how to get things done. Scrum (n): A framework within which people can address complex adaptive problems, while productively and creatively delivering products of the highest possible value. (The Scrum Guide) Scrum is designed for […]

God in the Whirlwind by David Wells

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Jun 162014
 

God in the Whirlwind. David Wells. I always enjoy and am challenged by books published by Crossway and when I saw this book was available, I requested a review copy. This book is a journey into an understanding of the character of God. The author contends that it is easy for us to think we […]

Jun 162014
 

The Newcomer. Robyn Carr. Started listening to “The Chance” which I did not realize was book 4 in Robyn Carr’s Thunderpoint series. I had read book 1 at the end of last year so rather than continue, I returned “The Chance” to the library and checked out book 2 of the series, this one. “Romance” […]

Jun 142014
 

Allegiant. Veronica Roth. The first book in the series was intriguing, the second was a stretch, and this final installment was disappointing. It was not just the ending that was a disappointment but the entire story arc. Without spoilers, I cannot understand how the final actions of our protagonists could have had any impact on […]

Jun 092014
 
Happy Clouds, Happy Trees by Congdon, Blandly & Coeyman

Happy Clouds, Happy Trees. Congdon, Blandly & Coeyman . When I saw this book on NetGalley I figured it could be interesting. Bob Ross had a way with making people feel comfortable and he made painting seem so simple. I hope that I can pick up some ideas I can transfer to my photography. But, […]