Three Lessons Learned From The Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Growing up, I dreamed of becoming an attorney, even a judge.  My dreams were wide open, and anything was possible I was told.  I succeeded throughout high school and college and ultimately had the opportunity to attend law school.  I had no fear of gender bias going to law school; I had never thought aboutContinue reading “Three Lessons Learned From The Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg”

Comparative: William Kent Krueger’s “This Tender Land” and “Ordinary Grace”- Part 1

The author, William Kent Krueger, is incredibly talented.  I am so happy to have discovered his books.  Based on a book list for summer 2020 and buzz about “This Tender Land” I read that book first.  Followed very quickly after (as soon as my request came through in hard copy from the library!) I readContinue reading “Comparative: William Kent Krueger’s “This Tender Land” and “Ordinary Grace”- Part 1”

A Comparative: Kristin Hannah’s “The Nightingale” and “The Great Alone”- Part 3: Love

If you are reading this comparative for the first time, I recommend reading through parts one and two to give more background.  For a quick synopsis, reading Kristin Hannah’s, “The Nightingale,” piqued my interest to read more by this amazing author.  I was so impressed by her writing abilities.  She created a mesmerizing and eye-openingContinue reading “A Comparative: Kristin Hannah’s “The Nightingale” and “The Great Alone”- Part 3: Love”

A Comparative: Kristin Hannah’s “The Nightingale” and “The Great Alone”- Part 2: Identity

If you are reading this comparative for the first time, I recommend part one to give more background.  For a quick synopsis, reading Kristin Hannah’s, “The Nightingale,” piqued my interest to read more by this amazing author.  I was so impressed by her writing abilities.  She created a mesmerizing and eye-opening world of Nazi occupationContinue reading “A Comparative: Kristin Hannah’s “The Nightingale” and “The Great Alone”- Part 2: Identity”

A Comparative Book Review: Kristin Hannah’s “The Nightingale” and “The Great Alone” – Part 1

Reading Kristin Hannah’s, “The Nightingale,” piqued my interest to read more by this amazing author.  I was so impressed by her writing abilities.  She created a mesmerizing and eye-opening world of Nazi occupation in France during World War II and two very strong female lead characters, one of whom is the narrator.  I went inContinue reading “A Comparative Book Review: Kristin Hannah’s “The Nightingale” and “The Great Alone” – Part 1”