Category: Book Recommendations

Book Recommendation: Best of the Best American Poetry

Publication Date: April 9, 2013 Publisher: Scribner; Anniversary edition Page Number: 352 I had this urge to read more contemporary poetry. Therefore, I invested in this book as I also wanted to read poems by varied poets.  This 25th edition serves as a change… Continue Reading “Book Recommendation: Best of the Best American Poetry”

Journal Entry Type #50: What are Possessions? How Many Do You Need?

When I visited my parents a few years back and got the regular flu, I was never able to go through my past books and recommend some of them. I am able to do it now because my parents are moving houses (surprisingly moving… Continue Reading “Journal Entry Type #50: What are Possessions? How Many Do You Need?”

Book Recommendation: Political Philososphy

Publication Date: December 1, 2012 Publisher: Icon Books Ltd Page Number: 173 So what is political philosophy? It is the study of a variety of topics such as the obvious politics and philosophy. These philosophers ask questions about individual rights in communities, authority and… Continue Reading “Book Recommendation: Political Philososphy”

Book Recommendation: Star to Star

Publisher: Michael O’Mara (August 3, 2017) Page Number: 64 As if I don’t have enough to do with my writing, coloring, reading, and exercising, I also like to buy books I will probably never use. Since I’ve gotten older, my eyesight has gotten even… Continue Reading “Book Recommendation: Star to Star”

Book Recommendation: Snow Falling on Cedars

Publisher: Vintage; Contemporary Edition First Edition: September 26, 1995 Page Number: 460 I don’t even remember when I started reading this.  It was probably in 2018.  I bought this book because I wanted to see how a romance story would play out.  I also… Continue Reading “Book Recommendation: Snow Falling on Cedars”

Book Recommendation: The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump

Quote from The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump by Edwin B. Fisher “Delicate are the dynamics and nuanced are the judgments that may keep the world safe or plunge it into the abyss.” Publication Date: 2017 Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books Page Number: 360Before I discuss this… Continue Reading “Book Recommendation: The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump”

Book Recommendation: Whoopi Goldberg Book

Quote by Whoopi Goldberg:  “Immoral is choosing not to act when you hold in your hands the power to create perfection.” (Non-read book on the left and my clearly used book on the right.  It’s true that over time the inside book covers can… Continue Reading “Book Recommendation: Whoopi Goldberg Book”

Book Recommendation: Comfortable With Uncertainty

Quote from Pema Chödrön “We can make ourselves miserable or we can make ourselves strong.  The amount of effort is the same.” Publisher: Shambhala Edition: March 27, 2018 Page Number: 152 While I do not adhere or belong to any organized religion as I… Continue Reading “Book Recommendation: Comfortable With Uncertainty”

Book Recommendations: First Seven of John Grisham

Quote by John Grisham “In life, finding a voice is speaking and living the truth. Each of you is an original. Each of you has a distinctive voice. When you find it, your story will be told. You will be heard.” The Firm was… Continue Reading “Book Recommendations: First Seven of John Grisham”

Book Recommendation: Heart Thoughts

Quote from Louise L. Hay “You have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked.  Try approving yourself and see what happens.” Publisher: Hay House, Inc. Reprint Edition: March 1, 1992 Page Number: 256 If you haven’t realized it yet, I’m a multifaceted… Continue Reading “Book Recommendation: Heart Thoughts”

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