Recap of Books Read in January 2018 (29!!)

I'm not joking when I say I live vicariously through books.  I love pretending I'm in a place I've never been or once again visiting somewhere I have been.  I love pretending that I'm a better and brighter version of myself, which I can do by placing myself inside the story.  Of course, some characters … Continue reading Recap of Books Read in January 2018 (29!!)

“Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff ★★★

Audio narrated by Holter Graham If the author is to be believed, then this is an insider look at the first nine months of the Trump presidency. Michael Wolff claims to have been given full access to the White House during his tenure there. His method of writing includes dialogue between people, which is created … Continue reading “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff ★★★

“Warrior Soul: The Memoir of a Navy SEAL” by Chuck Pfarrer ★★★★

Intriguing account of what it takes to become a SEAL and how they operate out in the field. I am not from a military family nor have I ever had familiarity or experience in understanding that lifestyle so reading this was a true education for me. I absolutely had no idea what is involved in … Continue reading “Warrior Soul: The Memoir of a Navy SEAL” by Chuck Pfarrer ★★★★

“From Midnight to Dawn: The Last Tracks of the Underground Railroad” by Jacqueline L. Tobin ★★★★

This is a very well-researched and interesting testament of some of the key players involved in the implementation of the Underground Railroad and their impact, following a timeline starting well before the American Civil War and following up through the war and during the Reconstruction period. Included is the well-known Araminta Ross (Harriet Tubman), whom … Continue reading “From Midnight to Dawn: The Last Tracks of the Underground Railroad” by Jacqueline L. Tobin ★★★★