Blindfold

A book review of Blindfold: A Memoir of Capture, Torture and Enlightenment by Theo Padnos Stars: **** Scribner (2022)Memoir400 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: In 2012, American journalist Theo Padnos, fluent in Arabic, Russian, German, and French, traveled to… Read More »

An Anatomy of Pain

A book review of An Anatomy of Pain: How the Body and the Mind Experience and Endure Physical Suffering by Dr. Abdul-Ghaaliq Lalkhen Stars: *** Scribner (2022)Health>Pain Management256 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Pain is a universal human experience,… Read More »

The Brainy Bunch

A book review The Brainy Bunch: The Harding Family’s Method to College Ready by Age Twelve by Kip and Mona Lisa Harding Stars: **** Gallery Books (2020)Memoir>Homeschooling248 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Having six out of ten kids go to college is no small feat on its own, but having six kids… Read More »

A Game Maker’s Life

A book review of A Game Maker’s Life: A Hall of Fame Game Inventor and Executive Tells the Inside Story of the Toy Industry by Jeffrey Breslow with Cynthia Beebe Stars: ***** Post Hill Press (2022)Memoirs232 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate… Read More »

Free Range Learning

A book review of Free Range Learning: How Homeschooling Changes Everything by Laura Grace Weldon Stars: *** Hohm Press (2010)Homeschooling304 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: With more kids at home now . . . here is a book for parents, family members and friends who want to maximize this time for a… Read More »

Canadian Government

A book review of Canadian Government by Elizabeth MacLeod Stars: **** Scholastic 2013Children’s Nonfiction60 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: As voters, ordinary people have an important voice in how the country runs. And that’s good, because government affects many… Read More »

Reading in the Wild

A book review of Reading in the Wild: The Book Whisperer’s Keys to Cultivating Lifelong Reading Habits by Donalyn Miller with Susan Kelley Stars: **** Jossey-Bass (2013)Teaching Reading304 pages Disclosure: This page contains affiliate links. Summary: In Reading in the Wild, reading expert Donalyn Miller continues the conversation that began in her bestselling book, The Book Whisperer.… Read More »