Book Review: A Fireproof Home for the Bride

I don’t think I’ve ever enjoyed reading a book more than I enjoyed reading Amy Scheibe’s A Fireproof Home for the Bride. The story is fiction so it didn’t happen, but, as is always the case with good storytelling, it could have happened. I know because I was there at the time of the story—1958—in …

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“Thrift Store Books” (CC BY-NC 2.0) by katherinegeraets   I love books. And some day I hope to write one. In the meantime, I read books of all types. On these pages, I will share my thoughts about the books I read. My reviews may not be typical of what reviewers on Goodreads or Amazon say. I’ve tried …

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Book Review: Between the World and Me

Ta-Nehisi Coates’s treatise Between the World and Me takes the format of a series of letters from the author to his teenage son, offering him historical perspective on the advice he feels his son needs to succeed—and to stay alive—in the future. Coates refers often to Americans “who believe they are white” to refer to …

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