Go Set A Watchman

Go Set a Watchman

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on July 16, 2015. It’s not often that I can sit back and devour a book but yesterday, I did exactly that with Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman.  When this book was announced earlier this year, I immediately pre-ordered it from Amazon and have […]

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1066: What Fates Impose

1066: What Fates Impose

This review was originally posted on The Wordy Nerd Books on February 12, 2015. In high school and college, I had several instructors who required their students to memorize dates for the history courses that I took.  One date that was always required was 1066.  As history major, I am very familiar with the Battle […]

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2017 Reading List

Making Plans and Setting Goals I am obsessed with setting goals.  Always have been.  So every year I make a New Year’s resolution to read a certain number of books.  I set my yearly reading goal in January and track it throughout the year.  I typically aim to read a book a week so I […]

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The Sea Garden

The Sea Garden

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on August 11, 2014. The Sea Garden by Deborah Lawrenson is divided into three separate novellas that do not seem to be connected too closely for most of the book. The first novella begins with an award winning garden designer traveling to a small island […]

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All the Light We Cannot See

All the Light We Cannot See

This book review was originally posted on The Wordy Nerd Books on July 22, 2014. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr tells the story of two teenagers during World War II.  Marie-Laure is sixteen and blind.  She lives in Paris with her father. Werner is sixteen and an orphan.  He lives in Germany […]

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