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The Book of Common Prayer
it was amazing
350 years and going strong. I read the Evening Prayer most nights. It comes on my Kindle in a blog with lessons included. Makes flipping thru your bib ...more
Nov 02, 2012
Oct 31, 2012
Indecent Exposure (Father Hardy Alaska Mystery #1)
really liked it
This is an authentic Alaska story. Oh, maybe there are a few outlandish aspects but they are from the outlandish stories of the time.
I appreciate how
Sep 20, 2015
Sep 17, 2015
Invasion: Alaska (Invasion America, #1)
did not like it
Awful book even considering the genre, this is still an awful book. I am an Alaskan. The author probably visited or read a tour book but I can't belie ...more
Sep 10, 2012
Sep 06, 2012
A Clash of Kings  (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
really liked it
I feel like I am on a long journey with people who are interesting but not so likeable.
Aug 04, 2012
Jul 16, 2012
The Buddha and the Terrorist
really liked it
Must read for anyone interested in the nature of violence and peace.
Oct 05, 2009
Sep 28, 2009
Manners & Mutiny (Finishing School, #4)
really liked it
I very much enjoyed this series by Carriger. Our author has translated her adult novels into a great YA series. I intend to recommend this far and wid ...more
Jul 03, 2016
Jun 28, 2016
The Help
really liked it
I was prepared not to like this book. For the first 100 pages I thought, "I will not finish this book." But it sucked me in and I began to care about ...more
Oct 23, 2011
Sep 19, 2011
Do You Believe? Conversations on God and Religion
liked it
The sections are too short for me. If you have never heard of these thinkers (one or two may not actually think)this book may be for you. I've read mo ...more
Jun 2014
May 25, 2014
Pride and Prejudice
it was amazing
I believe this is my sixth reading.
I do not know if I enjoy P&P or Emma the most. On somedays, Fridays I think (that is a joke), I like Mansfield
Feb 19, 2008
Feb 27, 2008
Thomas Aquinas: Philosophy in an Hour
really liked it
Very light and enjoyable reading. Don't expect to know all of Aquinas, that would take a lifetime but this will give you a quick overview or refresher ...more
Oct 05, 2014
Oct 02, 2014
really liked it
This novel went in so many unexpected directions but all consistent. Very good.
Kind of a stretch to include lots of ethnic diversity - but who knows?
Mar 20, 2011
Mar 21, 2011
Hunting Season (Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter, #4)
really liked it
Dang! but I enjoy reading an adventure tale that takes place in places I know so well.
The Aurora Sky books take place in Anchorage and occasionally S
Mar 05, 2015
Oct 23, 2014
A People's History of Christianity: The Other Side of the Story
it was amazing
Best church history I have read but it is more than that. It is a one volume story that relates, in every part, to what is going on in our church toda ...more
Feb 03, 2015
Jan 11, 2015
Socrates Meets Marx: The Father of Philosophy Cross-Examines the Founder of Communism
Socrates, "There are scientist who do not believe in natural selection". That is Kreeft's take on things. Kreeft's Socrates celebrates the unexamined ...more
Nov 20, 2010
Nov 19, 2010
The Clerk's Tale: Poems
really liked it
Portions that resonated with me. It is a book I will revisit many times. Right now, I intended to reread Reece's second book again.
Jul 24, 2015
May 12, 2015
Modified: Cyborgs, Mutants, and Dystopia
it was ok
samples of books rather than a short story volume which sort of p**** me off.
Oct 22, 2012
Oct 22, 2012
The Greatest Salesman in the World
did not like it
It isn't that I really didn't like it, as in eww, this is an awful book. It just isn't much of anything. It is a motivational parable with a New Testa ...more
not set
Feb 04, 2010
The Art of War
liked it
Pretty short book. I think I read it decades ago when it was all the thing for young executives and I was both young and an executive. Today, I neithe ...more
Mar 24, 2017
Mar 24, 2017
The Autobiography of Charles Darwin, 1809–82
A nice biography but lacks the insights we would like from such a genius, a man who changed the world. He did have a charming modesty and I think was ...more
Oct 13, 2014
Oct 12, 2014
The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Hercule Poirot #1)
really liked it
It is difficult to believe that this is Christie's first book. It is a great mystery and piles up the clues as one suspect everyone including the one ...more
May 03, 2016
Apr 30, 2016
The Assault on Reason
it was ok
Mostly old news. However, the introduction and some chapters are very relevant. I am a "D" but must note that some of his complaints regarding Bust ma ...more
Feb 08, 2012
Feb 02, 2012
Holy Bible - Best God Damned Version - Genesis: For atheists, agnostics, and fans of religious stupidity
liked it
Vulgar, funny and a little educational. When reading books about the Bible, what more can one ask. However, I will not be paying $7.99 for the next ed ...more
Apr 11, 2016
Apr 04, 2016
Alaska Traveler: Dispatches from America's Last Frontier
it was amazing
I have read all of Stabenow's mysteries. That is reason I bought this book.
I am an Alaska and pretty much the same age as Stabenow and lived a similar
Feb 15, 2014
Nov 30, 2013
Wallbanger (Cocktail, #1)
it was amazing
Every page of this book (page? I am reading on as an ebook - is that phrase a throw-back) is ever so funny. Are all of Alice's books this funny? I hop ...more
Jan 04, 2013
Dec 31, 2012
The Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses
really liked it
A must read for everyone who has lived in Alaska or the Yukon. This is our poetry legacy.
Feb 12, 2017
Jun 30, 1965
Feb 12, 2017
The Golden Lily (Bloodlines, #2)
liked it
I am in my fifties and still enjoy the VA novels and now the Bloodlines series. Thanks to R.M.
Jun 15, 2012
Jun 14, 2012
The Harper Collins Study Bible (NRSV)
it was amazing
The Study Bible I prefer. I have ordered the new edition.
Feb 15, 2017
Feb 15, 2017
Gertrude and Claudius
really liked it
I totally loved this. We are having a weekly salon on Hamlet this summer and I have pitched this novel several times. Another way to look at the chara ...more
Jul 2002
Jul 14, 2016
Girl in the Wild
really liked it
I loved the first paragraph and the rest of the book was pretty good as well. How many of us think they are going to accomplish great things and save ...more
Dec 06, 2012
Dec 06, 2012
Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders
it was amazing
I did not read this cover to cover. It is more like a reference book. I checked out the sites in the places that I will be traveling to in the next tw ...more
Jan 02, 2017
Jan 02, 2017
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