Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: Reading To Make A Difference

Reading To Make A Difference: Using Literature To Help Students Speak Freely, Think Deeply, And Take Action, by Lester L. Laminack and Katie Kelly This book really made me upset, because it demonstrated the absence of moral and intellectual soundness … Continue reading

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Book Review: Reading Judas

Reading Judas: The Gospel Of Judas And The Shaping Of Christianity, by Elaine Pagels and Karen L. King The authors of this book have a lot of mistaken ideas, and a great deal of those problems relate to the problem … Continue reading

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Book Review: Helter Skelter

Helter Skelter: The True Story Of The Manson Murders, by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry This is a book that was written by the prosecutor of the initial Manson cases, and this book makes for sure a thorough case against … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ripper: The Secret Life Of Walter Siekert

Ripper: The Secret Life Of Walter Siekert, by Patricia Cornwell Quite a while ago I read the previous book that the author had written, the prematurely and unfortunately titled “Case Closed,” and this book basically falls in line with the … Continue reading

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In Defense Of Bad Novels: Part Two

In order to better understand the purposes and worth of literature that one might have several grounds to disparage and criticize, it is worthwhile to point out some of the ways that people seek to compare different types of literature. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Further Observations Of Lady Whistledown

The Further Observations Of Lady Whistledown, by Julia Quinn, Suzanne Enoch, Karen Hawkins, and Mia Ryan One of the most telling aspects of this particular book is the way that the four couples in this book are so dependent on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lady Whistledown Strikes Back

Lady Whistledown Strikes Back, by Julia Quinn, Suzanne Enoch, Karen Hawkins, and Mia Ryan This book is made up of four romance novellas, and as a cooperative story there are definitely a great deal of common threads shared throughout the … Continue reading

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Book Review: An Offer From A Gentleman

An Offer From A Gentleman, by Julia Quinn The Bridgerton series has been known for its problematic portrayals of sexuality, and this book is no exception to that. This is lamentable, because although the heroine of this story is admittedly … Continue reading

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Book Review: Because Of Miss Bridgerton

Because of Miss Bridgerton, by Julia Quinn One of the cliches that is often a truth is that our families are often a great burden to our success in love and relationships. Yet it is also true that we are … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie, by Teresa Koenig This book suffers a bit because of the question of timing. When the book was written, Lionel Richie was one of the most popular artists in the music world, having moved from a successful career … Continue reading

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