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


Braving the Wilderness ~ Brene Brown

This was not my first Brene Brown book, so I knew what I was getting myself into. For those of you that haven't read a book of hers, expect brutal honesty about her own life and perspective that includes faith, social justice, and a dash of cussing. Okay, maybe more than a dash. Braving the … Continue reading Braving the Wilderness ~ Brene Brown

Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams ~ Matthew Walker

Happy Book Birthday to Why We Sleep! I'm always looking to learn more about my sleep patterns and how I can improve them, since I spent a good chunk of my life unable to sleep. This book has a lot of information, but a lot of what's there is the common sense kind of stuff … Continue reading Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams ~ Matthew Walker

Original Zinn ~ Howard Zinn

Date Completed: 12/15/16 Rating: 6/10 Original Zinn surprised me in that despite the content being from 2006 or even earlier, much of Zinn's message maintains relevance today. Yet at the same time, as with much modern discussion about society, his methods are quickly outdated. Original Zinn is a compilation of Howard Zinn's interviews in recent … Continue reading Original Zinn ~ Howard Zinn