Tag Archives: books

Reading Levels & Comprehension

The above chart should be a familiar concept to anyone with a child or teenager.  This simple guide (accompanied by alphabet letters) helps determine where a child or youth’s reading level is currently at.  Teachers and parents use these types … Continue reading

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I Hate THIS Book!!

I hate this book!!  Stephen Freak’n Hawking!!  Freak’n History of Time!!  I hate it. Why?  Not because is super challenging.  Not because of the poorly designed cover.  Nope – I hate this book because I see it on my shelf … Continue reading

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Name Dropper

You know that guy.  That guy who has to name drop everyone he thinks he knows in every conversation you have.  I hate that guy.  I’m sure you do too.  I realized yesterday… that I hate myself. I was in … Continue reading

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I’m Watching You…but do you know me?

I know that Amazon is watching me.  Everytime I log into my Amazon account there is whole slew of new recommendations for me – that they “just know” I’ll want to purchase. Sure…some are easy.  Like when I purchased Jim … Continue reading

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New Book : Sex At Dawn – The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality

I’m beginning to read a new book today. In my continuing attempts to broaden my reading and knowledge I’ve picked up “Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality” An short excerpt from the introduction reads: “Conventional notions of … Continue reading

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Sun Shines on the Back Side

Two of the best books I’ve read in the past year are: X Saves the World: How Generation X Got the Shaft but Can Still Keep Everything from Sucking Perfect from Now On: How Indie Rock Saved my Life They … Continue reading

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