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Books March 2017 Dark Matter + 2

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Completed three books in March. Dark Matter by Blake Crouch is a quantum physics thriller. There’s very little I can say here that won’t ruin some surprises, so I will keep it brief. The science provides a nice back drop, but...

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Books Sep 2016 Abundance + 2

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These are the books completed in September – a good month. Still Foolin’ ‘Em by Billy Crystal: There are not much television shows I remember from high school, but Soap is one of them. What no one could know back...

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August 2016 Books Elon Musk +5

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August was a banner month for completed books. The list appears long, but I think I read Coraline in July and forgot to include it in last month’s post, and several of these books are short.  Elon Musk – Tesla, SpaceX, and the...

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Books May 2016: Undeniable + 2

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My May reading list had these three books: Undeniable by Bill Nye the Science Guy. Nye decided to write this book after debating evolution vs. creationism. This is an excellent book that exceeded my expectations. Man’s understanding of evolution has significantly...

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The Nest

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In April I finished a book that is currently number 3 on the NY Times Best Seller list, The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney. It’s the second time I have been surprised about this book. The other surprise was when my husband, who...

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Books March 2016

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Just one book this month (and barely at that). Between Enterprise Connect, family activities around Spring Break, and a longer than usual book  – it was a single book month. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt is a Pulitzer Prize winning book....

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Avenue of Mysteries

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I’m old enough to remember when John Irving’s The World According to Garp was a huge bestseller, 45 years ago. Though I’ve read other books by Irving over the years (e.g., The Cider House Rules and A Prayer for Owen Meany), it...

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Books Feb 2016

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Continuing with my second monthly installment of books I recently completed. Future Crimes: Inside the Digital Underground and the Battle for Our Connected World: I really enjoyed this book and it was a real eye opener. I consider myself fairly...

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Books Jan 2016

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Books I completed this month. Under the Banner of Heaven: This is my second Krakauer book. The first was “Into Thin Air” which retells a disastrous year on Everest. “Under the Banner of Heaven” is also documentary style, but instead of Everest...

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a stack of books such as BUsiness Model Generation and The Connected Company, The New Community Rules and Collaboration Imperative

Current Reading

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I realized the current stack of books on my desk were ideal for a photo and blog post.  But before i get into the actual books, let my preface this post with two points: I find I’m not so good...

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Books! Book Review

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Thought I would share my thoughts on some recent books. I don’t read many books any more. I instead read a ton of “news” on the web daily; mostly thru Google Reader and Twitter links. I read books when I...

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