I Cannot Trust My Own Ears

I very rarely listen to the radio. In my long drives to and from work, I'm usually listening to audio books to fill the time. When I feel like listening to music as I'm driving around town, it's courtesy of my iPod and all the music that I know I'll want to listen to. If … Continue reading I Cannot Trust My Own Ears

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Stories From a Teacher

Title: Stories From a Teacher Author: Jonathan Flores Published: 2012 Some time ago, I saw something on Facebook about BookBub. It's a service that provides information about free and discounted ebooks that are available. This encouraged me to sign up. Since then, I've downloaded dozens of free books to my Kindle. Stories From a Teacher … Continue reading Stories From a Teacher

Treasure Island

Title: Treasure Island Author: Robert Louis Stevenson Published: 1883 For a very long time, I've steered clear of books that are considered classic literature. In most cases, I'm sure it's out of a fear that somehow my 11th grade American Lit. teacher will appear from nowhere and expect me to write an exhaustive paper on … Continue reading Treasure Island

Firestarter

Title: Firestarter Author: Stephen King Published: 1980 I feel like I've been reading this book forever. I started it about six months ago and have just been picking at it here and there when I feel like I've had time in between other things I've been reading and dealing with work stuff. I'm usually a … Continue reading Firestarter

So Many Questions, Part III

Welcome to the third of a five part series of questions. If you missed the first two parts, 1-20 are here and 21-40 are here. Enjoy! 41. Write the first sentence of your obituary. Aaron Lee Peck, bestselling author and inventor of the thing that changed the face of western civilization, died at the age … Continue reading So Many Questions, Part III

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

Title: A Million Miles in a Thousand Years Author: Donald Miller Published: 2011 Donald Miller made a splash in the world of Christian non-fiction with his bestseller Blue Like Jazz. I never read it. But I know it was a big hit among folks in my age group at the time. For a long time, … Continue reading A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

Safe Haven

Title: Safe Haven Author: Nicholas Sparks Published: 2010 Listening to True Believer renewed my interest in Nicholas Sparks. It's not like I have fuzzy feelings toward the guy, but I was just in the mood to pick up another of his books. So I picked up this one. The story opens up on Katie. She's … Continue reading Safe Haven