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Many books have already been published about Steve Jobs and his career and unparalleled success. But two books containing some of Steve Jobs own words will now be published posthumously. Jobs authorized biography “Steve Jobs: A Biography,”  was going to […]

I try to support some pretty high brow reading here on this blog , doing my best  to bring a little awareness to some excellent, but not mainstream , spiritual reads. However, this month I will t to read a little […]

It’s National Banned Book, that time of year when freedom of speech and the written word are celebrated. As a teacher I have  dealt with my own battles to keep certain books on the classroom shelves and I may post […]

I had every intention of compiling my own list of must-reads in honor of 9/11’s anniversary, but I quickly realized there are some pretty amazing lists out there already.My favorite list of books related to the tragedy at Ground Zero […]

National Book Award  finalist Sara Zarr’s fourth book is going to be released in just a few weeks, but I can’t wait that long to share her latest effort with readers. I have already read MY advance copy , but […]

Back to school Bargains Some readers are back to school already or have sent your kidsback to school already, but in my neck of the woods, school begns next week.  So that means it’s time to find some back-to-school bargains […]

As football season kicks off,  here’s a real life story from the gridiron that goes beyond anything I have heard  of. “The Sacred Acre ”  chronicles the life of football Coach Ed Thomas  and his murder by a former student […]

This is the kind of bok news that makes book lovers like me a little nuts.  Movies rights to books have often gotten snapped up quickly off of good advance word-of-mouth, but htis is ridiculous. It seems  the debut novel […]

Millions were moved by Paul Young’s unusual recounting of a meeting with God in “The Shack” and if you weren’t moved by the novel, maybe youwere moved by his own personal rags-to -riches story. Now that legal dealings are concluded […]

It’s time to continue  my list, my rants, my reflections about spiritual books that have shaped  America’s faith. This week the list will take me over the half way point. This section of the list has some surprises, and has […]

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