March Book 1 ~ John Lewis

Rating: 4/5 This is a very important story being told in a wonderful format, and I hope it can reach the wide audience I would like it to reach. John Lewis is the main character in this book, along with a family that comes in and begins chatting with him about his experience during the … Continue reading March Book 1 ~ John Lewis

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The Soul of an Octopus ~ Sy Montgomery

Rating: 4.5/5 Montgomery has a way with words that shines in this story. She is clearly in love with octopuses, and has a plethora of knowledge about what makes them tick that she has gathered from her own observations and from her talks with aquarium staff and other professionals. This is a book mostly about … Continue reading The Soul of an Octopus ~ Sy Montgomery

The Line Becomes a River ~ Francisco Cantu

Happy Book Birthday (Feb 6th) to The Line Becomes a River! Rating: 4/5 Francisco Cantu, a grandson of Mexican immigrants himself (who does not feel this gives him any kind of experience of immigration or Border Patrol), decides after graduating with an International Relations degree, that he wanted to become a Border Patrol agent to … Continue reading The Line Becomes a River ~ Francisco Cantu

The Art of Vanishing: A Memoir of Wanderlust ~ Laura Smith

Happy Early Book Birthday to The Art of Vanishing! Rating: 3/5 Smith writes an intricately woven story of her own life and marriage juxtaposed with that of her research subject Barbara Newhall Follet. Although listed as a memoir, Smith combines Follet's biography in with her own. In large part, that has to do with Smith's … Continue reading The Art of Vanishing: A Memoir of Wanderlust ~ Laura Smith