Animal Love · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Nonfiction

Book Review: Craig & Fred by Craig Grossi

Pages: 272 Genre: Non-Fiction/Memoir Publication Date: October 31, 2017 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: War, PTSD, Animal love, Relationship, Recovery, Friendship, Closure, Determination, Hope, Optimism Meet Craig – a young, determined, strong young veteran who served in Afghanistan. While in service, he meets this unique, loner young dog. Instantly, the two are connected. Craig’s mission is to bring Fred, the…… Continue reading Book Review: Craig & Fred by Craig Grossi

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Nonfiction

Book Review: Very Good Lives by J. K. Rowling

Pages: 80 Genre: Non-Fiction/Self Help/Essay Publication Date: April 14, 2015 Themes: Failure/Success, Advice  J.K. Rowling gives a commencement speech at Harvard University in hopes to inspire the graduates. She shares some personal experiences and openly gives advice to her audience. I was poking around, found this speech given by J.K. Rowling, and found myself wanting to read…… Continue reading Book Review: Very Good Lives by J. K. Rowling

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My Book Bucket List Review: Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally

This is the fourth book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post after this one! Pages: 402 Genre: Non-Fiction/Holocaust/Classic Publication Date: October 18, 1982 Themes: Holocaust, World War II, Concentration Camps, Persecution, Bravery, Courage, Faith, Persistence Oskar Schindler is well known for saving so many people in the Jewish community during World…… Continue reading My Book Bucket List Review: Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally

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My Book Bucket List: May 2018 Book Poll Closed + Winner

The May 2018 poll is closed and the results are in! My May 2018 read will be Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally because you voted!  This one has been a long time coming for me to read. The first time I learned that the world isn’t just a happy place for everyone was in elementary school when…… Continue reading My Book Bucket List: May 2018 Book Poll Closed + Winner

Animal Love · Autism · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Bucket List · Nonfiction · Poll Winner!

Book Review: Thinking In Pictures: My Life With Autism by Temple Grandin

This is the third book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post! Pages: 306 Genre: Non-Fiction/Autism/Health/Special Needs Publication Date: December 24, 2008 Some Topics Discussed: Animal Treatment, Medication, Emotions, Social Interactions, Spirituality/Religion, Schooling, and others Temple Grandin, a successful woman with autism, is best known for her work as an animal scientist. Not…… Continue reading Book Review: Thinking In Pictures: My Life With Autism by Temple Grandin

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Mini-Review: Daily Warrior by Kim Alfreds

Here’s another mini-review of a book I recently reviewed for OnlineBookClub.org. To read my full OnlineBookClub official review, you can go here: Daily Warrior Genre: Non-Fiction/Motivational ~ The Good ~ Some advice can be useful Days/months are marked clearly Daily entries are short enough to read every day ~ The Not-So Good ~ Phrases like -…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Daily Warrior by Kim Alfreds

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My Book Bucket List: April 2018 Poll Closed + Winner

The April 2018 poll is closed and the results are in! My April 2018 read will be Thinking In Pictures: My Life With Autism by Temple Grandin because you voted! I taught children with autism for a few years and absolutely love my kiddos. If/When I go back to teaching, I would definitely want to teach children with…… Continue reading My Book Bucket List: April 2018 Poll Closed + Winner