Good Stuff! Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand is the finest book I’ve read in some time. It’s tells an engrossing and true World War 2 story about Louis Zamperini, who started out in life as a steal-and-run trouble-maker. He was a kid who’d try the patience of Job. His mother tried to reform him to no avail. His father

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The Drowned Cities by Paolo Bacigalupi

I just finished The Drowned Cities by Paolo Bacigalupi, and, holy cow, folks—this story rocked. It’s set in the future in the area around Washington D.C. which is the titular drowned cities. They’re drowned because the climate has gotten warmer, the seas have risen, and D.C. is half under water, permananetly flooded. It’s more like

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Witchbreaker by Author James Maxey

I’m supposed to do this tag thing where one author tells about his or her latest project and then tags other authors to tell about theirs and so on and so on until we turn into some weird internet author borg and eat your brains out.  Heck with that. I want to simply share something cool

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The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt

After this year’s presidential election I emailed my sister, a smart, super-competent, true-blue, bleeding-heart, save the weeds and snails liberal, who volunteered to do campaign work for Hilary Clinton in Colorado during the 2008 Democratic primaries and, of course, voted loudly for Obama in this last election. “Are you kidding me?” I asked. “How can

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