Joe’s #1: Sold by Patricia McCormick

February 22, 2010 1

Twelve thousand Nepali girls are sold every year into the sex slave trade. Sometimes by families that think they are sending them to work as a maid for a wealthy family in the city. This fictional book about Lakshmi is meticulously researched and extremely well written. Short, poignant vignettes capture […]

Buddy’s #8 Pirate Latitudes

February 8, 2010 0

I have definitely not been reading enough novels and I thoroughly enjoyed this one.  I read this book on my first day of our vacation to Tokyo and Sapporo.  At one point I was actually lost in the book and forgot that I was on a crowded Tokyo Subway until […]

Buddy’s #7 Why Johnny Can’t Preach

February 8, 2010 1

I have held off writing a review of this book. I wholeheartedly agreed with 90% of what T David Gordon says.  In fact, it challenged me as I would prepare messages after reading it.  Today as I popped in on a Super Bowl Party I saw about a third of […]

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