Goodreads

Updated: 10/8/2017The website/app, Goodreads, setup a reading challenge at the beginning of each year, since 2016.  If you are unfamiliar with Goodreads, it is a social website centered around books and reading.  The idea is that you can upload your personal library of book titles and arrange lists by the books you've read, the books you … Continue reading Goodreads

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Quote To Ponder ~Amelia Earhart

"The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity." ~Amelia Earhart Who is Amelia Earhart? Amelia Mary Earhart (/ˈɛərhɑːrt/; July 24, 1897 – disappeared July 2, 1937) was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U.S. … Continue reading Quote To Ponder ~Amelia Earhart

The Snow Leopard ~Peter Matthiessen | Book Review

The Snow Leopard, by Peter Matthiessen Originally published: 1978 Genres: Travel literature, Natural history Awards: National Book Award for Contemporary Thought, National Book Award for General Nonfiction (Paperback)  Description:  In the autumn of 1973, the writer Peter Matthiessen set out in the company of zoologist George Schaller on a hike that would take them 250 … Continue reading The Snow Leopard ~Peter Matthiessen | Book Review

The Jungle Book ~Rudyard Kipling | Book Review

The Jungle Book, by Rudyard Kipling Originally published: 1894 Description: The Jungle Book is a collection of stories by English author Rudyard Kipling. The stories are fables, using animals in an anthropomorphic manner to give moral lessons. Purchase: Amazon Books My only exposure to Kipling's classic was the Disney version and a cartoon rendering of … Continue reading The Jungle Book ~Rudyard Kipling | Book Review