Ron’s #38: Beautiful Boy by David Sheff

December 31, 2012 0

 Beautiful Boy is subtitled “A Father’s journey through his son’s addiction.”  I first saw this book for sale in a Starbucks several years ago, and it sounded compelling. I saw it in Entertainment Weekly magazine, and I read about it in a few other places. Our school library had it […]

JRF’s #52 – The Bible by God

December 31, 2012 0

Though I’ve read the Bible through in a school year multiple times, I had never read through the Bible in a calendar year, until now. I made my own reading plan, dividing up the Bible into four sections, reading about 2 chapters each weekday from each section: Genesis – Esther […]

JRF’s #51 – The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

December 31, 2012 0

  Referred to by some as “Harry Potter and the Holocaust”, this lengthy book came highly recommended from a variety of sectors, so when I found out my library had it, I picked it up. Narrated by the personification of death, the book tells the story of Leisle, an orphan […]

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