When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Genre: Non-fiction Source: ebook Awards: Pulitzer Prize Nominee for Biography or Autobiography (2017), Wellcome Book Prize Nominee (2017), Goodreads Choice Award for Memoir & Autobiography (2016), Waterstones Book of the Year Nominee (2016), Book of the Month Book of the Year Award Nominee (2016) Jan Michalski Prize Nominee for Longlist (2017) Rating: 5 out of... Continue Reading →

Thoughts: War Child by Emmanuel Jal

Title: War Child Author: Emmanuel Jal Genre: Non-fiction, memoir Set in: Sudan, Kenya Thoughts: This book is the second book I've read on a Child Soldier. War Child is about 7 year old Jal or Emmanuel from Sudan who gets caught up in the war between Northern Sudan and Southern Sudan. His entire family is... Continue Reading →

Call of the Litany Bird by Susan Gibbs

Title: Call of the Litany Bird by Susan Gibbs Author: Susan Gibbs Source: Review Copy Rating: 4 out of 5 My thoughts: To say I didn’t know anything about the Rhodesian Bush war is an understatement. I’m overwhelmed by African war history. Ironically, the only reason I accepted this book to review is because it’s... Continue Reading →

Steve & Me by Terry Irwin

Title: Steve and Me Author: Terri Irwin Source: Personal Shelf Hardcover: 288 pages Publisher: Simon Spotlight Genre: Non Fiction Rating: 4.5 out of 5 My thoughts: Who hasn’t heard about Steve Irwin? Even though I’m not a crocodile fan, I still watched his show sometimes because his enthusiasm and obvious love for his work pulled... Continue Reading →

Muslim Women Reformers by Ida Lichter

Title: Muslim Women Reformers Author: Ida Lichter Hardcover: 513 pages Publisher: Prometheus Books (May 26, 2009) Genre: Non-Fiction Source: Review Copy Rating: 4.5 out of 5 My thoughts: When I first browsed through the book, all I saw was too much information. Just from the index I could tell that there were too many countries... Continue Reading →

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