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Nolan rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
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realllllllly slow and hard to get hooked into. I am not much of a reader, witch made it 10 times harder.

i dont recommend this book to anyone that is not willing to wait until mid book to get into it.

although i did like how he made the animals symbol...more
Nolan rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Pursuit of Happyness by Chris Gardner
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If you want something, go and get it.

This was the most inspirational book i have ever read. Now i havent read very many books in my life, but i know a good one when i see it. This book is a memoir about Cris Gardner. He was in the navy for several y...more
Nolan rated a book 3 of 5 stars
War Games by Audrey Couloumbis
War Games
by Audrey Couloumbis (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2011
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this book was reaaaaallyyyy sloww, in the beginning and really hard for me to read. It is based on a true story about a family who left the US and went to Greece. As the war broke out, they found themselves stuck there, no way home to america.

Petro'...more
Nolan rated a book 5 of 5 stars
God Grew Tired of Us by John Bul Dau
God Grew Tired of Us: A Memoir
by John Bul Dau (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2011
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"I did not say so at the time, but I felt one more thing above all others. It was a private thing, so I did not share it. But I felt, very strongly, the grace of God. I can take no credit for it; grace is not something anyone can earn. Rather, grace...more
Nolan rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Miracle Man by Nolan Ryan
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Let me just start with the fact that i love baseball. I read this book because I wanted to learn more about this living legend who played the game better than anyone else. Nolan Ryan holds a record for most pitching records, thats how many records he...more
Nolan and 314 other people liked Richard's review of The Catcher in the Rye:
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
" My theory as to this book's unusually polarizing nature: either you identify with Holden Caulfield or you don't.

Those who see themselves (either as they were or, God help them, as they are) in Holden see a misunderstood warrior-poet, fighting the... " Read more of this review »
Nolan rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Box Out by John Coy
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This story is very inspiring for the average teenage student. This book is about a sophomore, Liam Bergstrom, Who made the Varsity basketball team for his school. He feels great about his accomplishment and know his job on the team. Sense he is tall...more
Nolan rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen
read in November, 2010
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This book was very hard for me to read. It was so slow and it was hard for me to get used to the English that was used back then. This book is about a family of 7. Mr and Mrs. Benett and their 5 children, Jane the oldest, Elizabeth, Mary, Lydia, and...more
Nolan rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Last Boy by Jane Leavy
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Mickey Mantle was a stud at baseball. He played for the yankees as center field and a switch hitter. He is one of the greatest players of baseball and will be remembered years and years to come.

The only problem for Mantle was the alcohol addiction an...more
Nolan rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Heat by Mike Lupica
Heat
by Mike Lupica
read in November, 2010
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This book in my opinion was OK. Mike Lupica wrote this well but in a parts of the story, it seemed like he really didn't know much about the game of baseball, but the story of Mike's story was amazing. Now this was good book don't get me wrong, and I...more
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