Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime | Ron Stallworth 191 pages | 2014 Nonfiction, True Crime, Memoir, History ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – Shelf Worthy From the Back of the Book “When Ron Stallworth, the first black detective in the history of the Colorado Springs Police Department, came across a classified ad in…
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Book Review – The Cay
The Cay | Theodore Taylor The Cay #1 | 156 pages | 1969 Historical Fiction, Young Adult Literature ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – Shelf Worthy From the Back of the Book “Shipwrecked! All his life Phillip had looked down upon black-skinned people. Now, suddenly, he was a refugee from a fatal shipwreck, and dependent on an extraordinary West…
Book Review – In a Dark, Dark Wood
In a Dark, Dark Wood | Ruth Ware 308 pages | 2016 Mystery Thriller, Suspense Fiction ⭐⭐⭐ Quality read, but … From goodreads.com “What should be a cozy and fun-filled weekend deep in the English countryside takes a sinister turn in Ruth Ware’s suspenseful, compulsive, and darkly twisted psychological thriller. Sometimes the only thing to…
Book Review – Small Steps
Was the sequel to Louis Sachar’s Holes all it was cracked up to be? This book review of Small Steps answers that question.
Book Review – Holes
Holes was a highlight of my childhood and it is still a timeless classic for readers everywhere. I thoroughly enjoyed re-reading it as an adult.
Book Review – Lightning
Dean Koontz’s thriller throws a ton of detail at the reader along with a solid mix of sci-fi and historical elements.
Book Review – Columbine
What was Columbine? Why does the media slap the label of “another Columbine” onto each school shooting that occurs? Dave Cullen investigates these very questions and much more in his 2009 book, Columbine.
Book Review – Summer Ball
Summer Ball is an excellent book for a teen student-athlete who enjoys detailed play-by-play of basketball games.