This book caught my attention because I love Law and Order SVU and they talk about Rikers all the time. I’d say their depiction is accurate, although not in depth. I appreciate honest accounts of people’s experiences. It was very enlightening.
This was a fascinating book (more science and personal journey) than running. The authors love and fascination with nature shines through in ever chapter. Not only did this book and its narrator keep me interested and entertained, I learned something in just about every chapter. I’m not a runner, but I do enjoy a morning..
I do not admire what Randy Lanier did, and do not agree that weed is just a “plant” (as Randy says repeatedly throughout the book), but one cannot help but be impressed with what he did. One can only wonder what he might have built if he stayed on the right side of the law…
The Three Ages of Water is a book that tries to do too much and ends up doing too little. It claims to be a comprehensive exploration of water’s role in the cosmos and civilization, but it is really a call for action on the current water crisis. The author, Gleick, seems to have a..
the UN SDG mid term report (2023) says we are not on track to meet any SDG goals by 2030. this book is too pollyannish. it does not cover current issues, threats, and solutions with the depth needed to suggest solid solutions. sad, because I think the author has the depth of knowledge to explain..
SEXISTRIDICULOUS PLOTUNREALISTIC WITH NOTHING TO PONDERNOT IN THE LEAST BIT EXCITING NARRATOR DRABI kept thinking about my grocery list as this played. In this book you will immediately be introduced to the antagonist. Grey will immediately guess some ridiculous scenario and be correct. Women will be saved (even the poor poor weak female agents) and..
This book is the 6th installment in the Dan Stone / Assassin Series, and it is by far the darkest and deepest of the series. Scorpion gains speed quickly and doesn’t let up till the very end! This book also ties up many unresolved questions in the series, while leaving the door open for more…