What’s on my TBR?

In lieu of my book review this week, I’m going to tell you a bit about the books I’ve downloaded onto my Kindle for prime reading activity. In case you’re wondering… I’ve read no books this past weeks. Lather on the shame (actually don’t – I’ve just been insanely busy). Below are all the books…

Book Review: Passionate Sage by Joseph Ellis

Title: Passionate Sage Author: Joseph Ellis Genre: History, Biography, Nonfiction, American History, Politics, Presidents Publisher: WW Norton & Company Published: February 17, 2001 Page Amount: 288 pages Blurb From Goodreads:A fresh look at this astute, likably quirky statesman, by the author of the Pulitzer Award-winning Founding Brothers and the National Book Award winning American Sphinx. “The most lovable and…

Book Review: American Sphinx by Joseph Ellis

Title: American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson Author: Joseph Ellis Genre: History, Biography, Nonfiction, American History, Politics, Presidents Publisher: Vintage Published: April 17, 1998 Page Amount: 440 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Following his subject from the drafting of the Declaration of Independence to his retirement in Monticello, Joseph Ellis unravels the contradictions of the Jeffersonian character. A marvel of…

Book Review: Thomas Jefferson The Art of Power by Jon Meacham

Title: Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power Author: Jon Meacham Genre: History, Politics, Biography, Memoir, American History Publisher: Random House Published: November 13, 2012 Page Amount: 759 pages Blurb From Goodreads: In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times….

Book Review: Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

Merry Christmas! This is my favorite book this year!   Title: Alexander Hamilton Author: Ron Chernow Genre: Non Fiction, History, American History, Biography, Politics, Historical, Memoir, Economics, Presidents Publisher: Penguin Published: March 29, 2005 Page Amount: 818 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized,…

It’s time we talked about Egypt.

Egypt has always been a hotspot that breeds trouble. Whether it’s the ousting of presidents or the riots that alternate between horrifying and liberating, it’s a wonder, to me at least, that Egypt is still standing.