July, 2017 Book Reviews

2 new readers joined us tonight… not including the Deer that ran through the yard!

Highly Recommended: The Historic Waco Documentary: What About Waco
We’re planning to show it at the Church sometime in the near future.

Born a Crime  by Trevor Noah
Genre: Autobiographical
Reviewed by Becky: A
The Winter of Our Disconnect  by Susan Maushart
Genre: Autobiographical/How-To
Reviewed by Becky: A-
Insane Clown President  by Matt Taibbi
Genre: Political
Reviewed by Cheryl: A
Lafayette in the Somewhat United States  by Sarah Vowell
Genre: History
Reviewed by Cheryl: A
Remarkable Creatures  by Tracy Chevalier
Genre: Fiction
Reviewed by Cheryl: C
4/17: Ramona: A
Amusing Ourselves to Death  by Neil Postman
Genre: Philosophical
Reviewed by Dan: A
A Manual for Creating Atheists  by Peter Boghossian
Genre: Philosophical
Reviewed by Dan: A
Insight  by Tasha Eurich
Genre: Philosophical
Reviewed by Elaine: In Progress
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves  by Karen Joy Fowler
Genre: Fiction
Reviewed by Jim McK: A
9/16: Becky: A
Too Much and Not the Mood  by Durga Chew-Bose
Genre: Collection
Reviewed by Jim McK: A
The Accomplished Guest  by Ann Beattie
Genre: Short Stories
Reviewed by Jim McK: In Progress
The Trainable Cat  by John/Sarah Bradshaw/Ellis
Genre: How-To
Reviewed by Joe C: A
Gulag  by Anne Applebaum
Genre: History
Reviewed by Joe C: A
Felony Murder Rule  by Sheldon Siegel
Genre: Mystery
Reviewed by Joe C: B
The Road to Little Dribbling  by Bill Bryson
Genre: Travel
Reviewed by John N: A
My Italian Bulldozer  by Alexander McCall Smith
Genre: Action & Suspense/Fiction
Reviewed by John N: A
Earthly Remains  by Donna Leon
Genre: Mystery
Reviewed by John N: A
In the Country We Love: My Family Divided  by Diane Guerrero
Genre: Autobiographical/Political
Reviewed by Kathy: A
Instant Mom  by Nia Vardalos
Genre: Autobiographical
Reviewed by Kathy: A+
Swordspoint  by Ellen Kushner
Genre: Sci-Fi/Young Adult
Reviewed by Kris: A
Just Mercy  by Bryan Stevenson
Genre: Political
Reviewed by Kris: A
Balancing on the Mechitza  by Noach Dzmura
Genre: Political
Reviewed by Kris: A+
George Lucas: A Life  by Brian Jay Jones
Genre: Biography
Reviewed by Mary: A
Nickel & Dimed in America  by Barbara Ehrenreich
Genre: Political
Reviewed by Mary: A
4/17: Jaclyn: A+
Just Babies  by Paul Bloom
Genre: Philosophical/Science
Reviewed by Mary: B-
Plainsong  by Kent Haruf
Genre: Fiction
Reviewed by Ramona: A
Small Great Things  by Jodi Picoult
Genre: Fiction
Reviewed by Ramona: A
5/17: Claudia: A+
12/16: Kathy O: B