Archive for the ‘biography.’ Category

This is the first book that I got from the library on the Kindle app for the ipad.  Great to be able to read it for free and still read on the ipad.  However, when you get the email to download it you only have 3 days.  And then once you download you have three […]

So, in a moment of uncertaintly following completion of my multi-month journey through The Lord of the Rings, I decided to pull off of the bookshelf I have probably had for 10 years but had never read.  The book is actually the second book written by  Dave Dravecky (a former pitcher for the San Francisco […]

This post will age me but I need to add a little background along with my review of this book.   During my younger days (middle school through college) I had many “heated” debates with my friends focused on who who was the best center in the NBA.  I always maintained that Wilt Chamberlain was a better player […]

This is an amazing biography of the second president of the United States and a wonderful history lesson.   The book tells a very compelling story of sacrifice made by John Adams and the other founding fathers.  The book does a beautiful job describing the relationships John Adams had with Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Ben Franklin, […]

“But I found out everybody’s different – the same kind of different as me.  We’re all just regular folks walkin down the road God done set in front of us” Inspiring as it is heart-rending, this New York Times “Bestseller” re-tells the true story of three disparate lives intersected.  Ron Hall, a wealthy art dealer […]