Category Archives: Books-Reviews

friendship is an opportunity…- Niequist

Friendship is an opportunity to act on God’s behalf in the lives of the people that we’re close to, reminding each other who God is.— Shauna Niequist, Cold Tangerines: Celebrating the Extraordinary Nature of Everyday Life Cold Tangerines: Celebrating the … Continue reading

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Wade Davis’s, Into the Silence, evokes powerful metaphors…

Perhaps one of my fabourite books. As a teacher-librarian and avid reader I have read 30-60 books a year. This thoroughly researched historical narrative is in my top ten. As a hiker and mountaineer, it struck an emotional chord. As … Continue reading

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Turn blood into ink…

“The purpose of literature is to turn blood into ink.”– T.S.Eliot   

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it is what you read.. -O.Wilde

“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” -Oscar Wilde    

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Capitalist fights Putin for justice

This Invester has a very convincing story about the evils inside Russia. A capitalist turned human rights fighter is a fascinating read.    (Reuters) The former banker claims Vladimir Putin runs Russia like a crime syndicate. He should know: corrupt officials … Continue reading

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Reading Transforms Us – NYTimes ….MOST writing seeks to influence you to think or feel how the author wants you to think or feel. The article you are reading now is no exception. We want you to think about certain things in a certain … Continue reading

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