I managed to finish reading "The Secrets We Kept" by Lara Prescott yesterday. It didn't take me long to read in the general scheme of reading books (maybe 1.5-2 weeks), but to me it felt like it took forever. I bought the book off of Thriftbooks because it was a Reese's Book Club choice not … Continue reading The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott.
Blood in the Water, a Hunt a Killer Mystery Book.
I’ve read Educated by Tara Westover and Blood in the Water by Caleb Roehrig in the last week or so. I finished Blood in the Water over the weekend and I have to say that it’s not the best of mysteries, even for a young adult book. Hunt a Killer is the one hiring writer … Continue reading Blood in the Water, a Hunt a Killer Mystery Book.
Educated by Tara Westover
Educated by Tara Westover Title: Educated Author: Tara Westover Publisher: Random House (2018) Genre: Nonfiction/Memoir Summary Growing up in the shadow of Buck’s Peak in Idaho, Tara’s family is suspicious of the outside world: of the government, of medical care, of schooling. In spite of physical, emotional, educational, and mental neglect, she is able to … Continue reading Educated by Tara Westover
Title: MorbiusRelease: 2022Rating: PG-13Stars: Jared Leto, Matt Smith, Jared Harris Morbius, played by Jared Leto, grew up with a blood disorder that will eventually kill him at a young age. Determined to find a cure, Morbius obsessively researches blood infusions using various types of animal blood to connect with his missing DNA parts. Things take … Continue reading Morbius
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com We watched Father Stu last night. It stars Mark Wahlberg as Stuart Long, a boxer turned criminal turned priest. It follows Stu through his life struggles and his realization that God has called him to become a Man of God at the opposition of other people, including his parents and … Continue reading Father Stu
Jaws by Peter Benchley
Title: JawsAuthor: Peter BenchleyGenre: Fiction: ThrillerPublished: 1974 (Ballantine Books) Plot When a man eating shark moves in off coastal town of Amity, police chief Brody and various townsfolk must make difficult decisions on whether or not to keep the beaches open and risk losing potential revenue while trying to figure out how to get rid … Continue reading Jaws by Peter Benchley
American Royals by Katharine McGee
American Royals by Katharine McGee is written on the basis that when George Washington defeated the British in the 1700's, the new American people proposed that he become the new American monarch. 200 years later, the descendants of Washington are on the throne and Beatrice Washington, the eldest daughter is going to become the first … Continue reading American Royals by Katharine McGee
The General’s Daughter
Image From IMDB A few days ago, I watched The General's Daughter starring John Travolta. I didn't realize it at the time, but it's based on a book by Nelson DeMille. A private investigator in the U.S. army, Paul Brenner is sent down to an army base in Georgia to investigate some ongoing crimes. While … Continue reading The General’s Daughter