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: Red Queen by Christina Henry

Title: Red Queen Author: Christina Henry Genre: Fantasy, Fairy Tales, Horror, Retellings, Adult, Fiction Publisher: Ace Published: July 12, 2016 Page Amount: 291 pages Blurb From Goodreads: The land outside of the Old City was supposed to be green, lush, hopeful. A place where Alice could finally rest, no longer the plaything of the Rabbit, the pawn of Cheshire, or…

Book Review: The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Title: The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy Author: Douglas Adams Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Humor, Science Fiction, Fiction, Adventure Publisher: Del Ray Publishing Published: September 27, 1995 Page Amount: 21 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Seconds before the Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect,…

Book Review: Dreams From My Father by Barack Obama

Title: Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance Author: Barack Obama Genre: Nonfiction, Biography, Memoir, Autobiography, History, Politics, African American, Race, Africa Publisher: Three Rivers Press Published: July 1995 Page Amount: 453 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Nine years before the Senate campaign that made him one of the most influential and compelling voices in American politics,…

Book Review: Armada by Ernest Cline

Title: Armada Author: Ernest Cline Genre: Science Fiction, Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, War Publisher: Crown Publishing Published: July 14, 2015 Page Amount: 349 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Zack Lightman has spent his life dreaming. Dreaming that the real world could be a little more like the countless science-fiction books, movies, and videogames he’s spent his life consuming. Dreaming…

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: The Boss by Abigail Barnette

Title: The Boss Author: Abigail Barnette Genre: Romance, Erotica, BDSM, Contemporary, Fiction, Adult Publisher: Self-Published Published: August 19, 2013 Page Amount: 353 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Sophie Scaife almost ran away once, trading her ticket to college for a ticket to Tokyo. But a delayed flight and a hot one-night stand with a stranger changed her mind, putting her firmly…

Book Review: Midnight in Siberia by David Greene

Title: Midnight in Siberia: A Train Journey into the Heart of Russia Author: David Greene Genre: Travel, Nonfiction, Culture, Russia, Autobiography, Memoir, History, Travelogue, Journalism, Adventure, Politics Publisher: WW Norton & Company Published: October 20, 2014 Page Amount: 336 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Far away from the trendy cafes, designer boutiques, and political protests and crackdowns in Moscow,…

Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts, and Hooks Us by Murray Carpenter

Title: Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts, and Hooks Us Author: Murray Carpenter Genre: Nonfiction, Science, Food, Health, Psychology, History, Cooking, Business, Nutrition Publisher: Hudson Street Press Published: March 13, 2014 Page Amount: 288 pages Blurb From Goodreads: The most popular drug in America is a white powder. No, not that powder. This is caffeine in its most essential…

Book Review: Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente

Title: Deathless Author: Catherynne Valente Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Mythology, Fairy Tales, Russia, Romance, Adult, Retelling Publisher: Tor Books Published: March 29, 2011 Page Amount: 352 pages Blurb From Goodreads:Koschei the Deathless is to Russian folklore what devils or wicked witches are to European culture: a menacing, evil figure; the villain of countless stories which have been passed…

Book Review: Come as You Are by Emily Nagoski

Title: Come As You Are Author: Emily Nagoski Genre: Non Fiction, Science, Sexuality, Self Help, Feminism, Psychology, Health, Womens, Adult Publisher: Simon & Aschuster Published: March 3, 2015 Page Amount: 335 pages Blurb From Goodreads: An essential exploration of why and how women’s sexuality works—based on groundbreaking research and brain science—that will radically transform your sex life into one…