Book Reviews, history, Memoir, nature, Non-fiction, Public Domain

South: The story of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Expedition – Review

South (Illustrated): The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition by Ernest ShackletonMy rating: 5 of 5 starsRecently my preference in books has settled on memoir and biography. In that genre, South a memoir of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Antarctic expedition (first published in 1919) was a real find in my stash of unread Kindle books.Sir Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922)… Continue reading South: The story of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Expedition – Review

Biography, Book Reviews, Non-fiction, Personal

Red Notice (review)

Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man’s Fight for Justice by Bill Browder My rating: 4 of 5 stars With a special talent for sniffing out stock that would make money for his clients, Bill Browder and his company Hermitage Capital did very well beginning in the mid-1990s from their… Continue reading Red Notice (review)

Book Reviews, Non-fiction

An Insider’s Guide to Spiritual Warfare (review)

An Insider's Guide to Spiritual Warfare: 20 Battle Tested Strategies from Behind Enemy Lines by Kristine McGuire My rating: 5 of 5 stars When, one day, a man asked Kristine McGuire, “What is spiritual warfare?” she was surprised. McGuire, who describes herself as aware of spiritual things since childhood, had never realized people might not… Continue reading An Insider’s Guide to Spiritual Warfare (review)

Book Reviews, Non-fiction, Uncategorized

Eyes to See (review)

It was an afterthought that prompted Becky Keep to ask the nurse practitioner to check five-week-old Jesse’s eyes. An observant grandma had commented that those baby eyes didn’t seem to be following normally. That last-minute request set the Keeps on a four-year journey that they never dreamed they’d be taking. Eyes to See: Glimpses of… Continue reading Eyes to See (review)