Book Reviews

She Pushed the Door Open and Walked Through

In the previous blog, Making War on Everything, I mentioned I’m reading Sacajawea by Ann Lee Waldo.  Charboneau, Sacajawea’s husband, was an abusive man.  Sacajawea’s thoughts during and after her final beating were an inspiration to me: She thought of her own words, “If you whip me again, I will leave, and you…

The Pillars of the Earth

I’m reading a book my dad recommended called The Pillars of the Earth, by Ken Follett.  It’s wonderful to read for pleasure instead of reading to complete assignments or reading knowing that I’ll be graded. In the preface, Follett writes, Nothing happens the way you plan it.  A lot of…