Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

The copy of Tuesdays with Morrie that I picked up is the 20th Anniversary Edition. I've seen this book over the years. I might have picked it up and put it down. I just never really started reading it. I always wondered what the big deal was. Now I know why people love this book.... Continue Reading →

Banned Book Club – Book Review

The title on this teen graphic novel caught my eye. As an avid reader and supporter of the First Amendment and Free Speech, I'm acutely aware of how important it is to allow books to be available for dicussion and critical thinking development. Plus, let's face it, who doesn't love a good graphic novel? This... Continue Reading →

Napoleon Hill’s A Year of Growing Rich

I’m working my way through this book and I’ve just read the section on Sincerity. I was inspired by this short anecdote. A friend of Abraham Lincoln once told him that his enemies were saying terrible things about him behind his back.“I don’t care what they say,” exclaimed Lincoln, “so long as they’re not telling... Continue Reading →

Impossible is not a fact.

Impossible is just a word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they've been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It's an opinion. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.- Muhammad Ali

Black Gangster by Donald Goines

This is not a new book. In fact, the first publication date in the new paperback I picked up from the library is 1977. But some of the themes are timeless and relevant. I found myself engaged and interested in what happened next. How could you not get hooked into a book that tells you... Continue Reading →

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