Tag: religion

November Wrap-Up and Mini-Reviews

I spent a lot of time this month participating in Nonfiction November, so I thought instead of the usual monthly wrap-up I’d post some mini-reviews instead. These three books address issues related to science, religion, and the intersection of the two. I recommend all three. … Continue Reading “November Wrap-Up and Mini-Reviews”

The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

I love how different Emma Donoghue’s books are.  This one takes us to Ireland  just after the Crimean War in the 1850’s.  Lib Wright is a widow who became a nurse and served with Florence Nightingale in Scutari.  She’s been hired by the O’Donnell… Continue Reading “The Wonder by Emma Donoghue”

The Gods of Second Chances by Dan Berne

I really wanted to like this book more than I did. It has a lot going for it. The book is set on a remote island in Alaska, where Ray is raising his teenage granddaughter, Sitka, and mourning the loss of his wife. His… Continue Reading “The Gods of Second Chances by Dan Berne”

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