Archive for the ‘5 Stars’ Category

Book Review: News of the World by Paulette Jiles

The storytelling is not fast, but not crawling either, a pace I would imagine Texas moves to and always has been. The author captures the time of the country abided by its own unwritten laws, enforced by rough quite men.

Book Review: Let There Be Laughter by Michael Krasny

I love the sarcastic, bitter, dark Jewish humor which, to be fair, is shared with many cultures but with a twist of guilt and spice.

Book Review: One Man Against the World by Tim Weiner

This book was certainly an eye opener, the figure of Nixon, a puzzle in death as much as in life, still has historians bewildered and many mystified

Book Review: Chains of Sand by Jemma Wayne

The author writes about the challenges of living in the region for both Jews and Arabs, especially for young people who struggle with identity and family.

Book Review: Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Not only it is about the space program, but also about bright people preserving and making a name for themselves through education and smarts.

Book Review: Spaceships by Ron Miller

This wonderful, hard cover coffee table book, is a visual trip through space and time of spaceship, rockets and their influence on pop-culture and art.

Book Review: The Tunnels by Greg Mitchell

The author tells the story of the two tunnels incorporating the diggers, spies, an American TV network that sponsored a tunnel along with the rights to film the work and rescue

Book Review: Spaceman by Mike Massimino

The book is written with a sense of humor, honesty and, rightfully so, pride

Book Review: Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America by Walter R. Borneman

An excellent biography of a President who was probably the most influential person to hold office between Andrew Jackson and Abraham Lincoln

Graphic Novel Review: Monstress by Marjorie M. Liu and Sana Takeda

The graphic novel is for mature audience, there is plenty of violence and some nudity

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