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Beckbunch rated a book 4 of 5 stars
An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff
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I'm glad I read this. Sometimes we just simply cannot fathom how hard someone else's life might be. Especially when it's a neglected child in our own country and we feel like surely some agency, some group, will come to their aid. We just can't count ...more
Beckbunch rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Argo by Antonio J. Mendez
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Fascinating stuff. I was so impressed with the disguises and fake documents. Hasn't everyone (just at least a little?) wanted to be a spy? I think I could pull it off.
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Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
" I will never be accused of being tech-y. I don't appreciate the gadgets that so many people love. However, I was completely captivated by the mind and ...more"
Beckbunch rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
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The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom
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I have a new hero in Casper ten Boom--truly the ultimate father. Betsey was an angel on earth and Corrie was also every bit the heroine, but with a more human side. How I would have loved to spend an evening with the ten Boom family or to have been o ...more
Beckbunch rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Proof of Heaven by Eben Alexander
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I enjoyed this book and was enlightened by it, but for whatever reason, didn't love it. I DID, however, love the book club discussion that went along with it. I don't think this book would "prove" heaven to anyone who didn't already have faith that i ...more
Beckbunch rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Bonhoeffer by Eric Metaxas
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How is it that I'd never heard of this man? Amazing. Inspiring. Courageous. Brilliant. Tragic. He lived and died true to his principles.
Beckbunch rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The King's Speech by Mark Logue
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If there were half stars, this would be a 2 1/2. I think it's an interesting story with compelling characters, but it felt like it would have been more appropriate as an article rather than book. I did find myself rooting for the king, as I had an au ...more
Beckbunch rated a book 2 of 5 stars
The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne
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I wanted to like this book. I even suggested it for book club. But oh my, was it ever tedious.
Beckbunch rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Willa Cather's My Antonia by Harold Bloom
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Beautifully, poetically written. When I read this in high school, I don't remember appreciating it. Now, over 20 years later, I thought it was lovely.
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