Category Archives: book reviews

2017-2018 Bluebonnet Award Reviews

It’s that time of year when everyone is starting to put holds on the Bluebonnet Awards. I thought I would help out and let you know which ones are worth waiting for and which can be skipped over. The following … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Most Human Human, By Brian Christian

What makes humans so darn….human? Possibly the oldest question in the philosophical book is given a fresh take in this witty and thought-provoking adventure by philosopher, poet, and computer scientist Brian Christian. (eBook, print) Anyone following the news knows that the gap … Continue reading

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I loved the movie thriller “The Accountant.” Can you recommend other mysteries featuring forensic accountants?

A great question for tax season!  Several thrilling mysteries featuring forensic accountants are available. Sadly for book lovers, the movie “The Accountant” is from an original screenplay and is not based on a book. A great place to start is … Continue reading

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I’m tired of the same old, cheesy poems that don’t interest me. Are there any other poems that are actually cool and relevant?

Great question, and it’s just in time for National Poetry Month! Poetry has existed for thousands of years, and there is much more to poetry than sappy love sonnets. While there’s nothing wrong with gushy love poems, there are other … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes

When I first read a couple of Gary Taubes books a few years ago, Good Calories, Bad Calories  as well as Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It, I had no idea he was such an influential … Continue reading

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