A devastating read, from cover to cover. Particularly the prologue, wherein Mary Trump really unloads on her uncle. It’s cringe worthy to bear witness to such a public family feud, but if anyone has a right to this much frustration, it’s her.
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The Power review
What would a Bizzaro version of The Handmaid’s Tale look like?
Get Well Soon: History’s Worst Plagues and the Heroes Who Fought Them
I adored this book for all the awkward reasons at this moment in history.
sex and the Church, two book reviews
Here are a couple church-related recent book reviews. I tend to gravitate toward the ex-evangelical genre, as these two wonderful books attest.
Blake Crouch’s Recursion
The premise of recursion, like Crouch’s other novels, is very unique. He’s definitely an up-and-coming voice in sci-fi.
Review: Maybe You Should Talk to Someone
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have 167 highlights and 11 notes in my Kindle for this book. That’s a new record for me. “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone” is a beautiful book. Nearly every page …
Digital Minimalism review
I was a reluctant reader on this one. My wife recommended it highly, so I knew it was quality. But given the topic, I was afraid it would upend my life. And I was kinda right.
The Psychopath Test
What a strange loop, this book. No one covers eccentric personalities like Jon Ronson. I first heard the author reading some of his work on This American Life, way back when it was only a radio show before it was a podcast. His voice takes some getting used to, but it matches his subject matter …
Before The Fall review
[stextbox id=’info’]Ad: ACCE International[/stextbox] You can immediately feel Hawley’s fingerprint all over this story. The prose is so well crafted and pops with an energy.
Audio book roundup, volume 2
Ok, it’s that time again: time for another round of recent audio book reviews, as seen over on my GoodReads.