Category Archives: book reviews

April – June Book Reviews.

Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia by C.S. Lewis My rating: 4 of 5 stars A beautiful story that metaphorically teaches the lifelong lesson of following God’s lead no matter. This comment from Aslan the lion has stuck with me, … Continue reading

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December Book Reviews.

Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck–Why Some Thrive Despite Them All by Jim Collins My rating: 4 of 5 stars Although not as legendary or long-lasting as ‘Good to Great’ or ‘How the Mighty Fall,’ this book contained lots … Continue reading

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If I Could Make Someone I Cared About Read 4 Books….

This weekend, I have my first meeting with the 2011 class of AP Life. Playing on the classes students take to put themselves further ahead upon arriving in college, this group of 12 students commits a significant amount of time … Continue reading

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April Book Reviews.

The Thank You Economy by Gary Vaynerchuk My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book provides compelling and concrete advice for succeeding in a new economic world. While most of the advice centers around social media, the book is really … Continue reading

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March Book Reviews.

Catch Me If You Can by Frank W. Abagnale My rating: 4 of 5 stars Wildly entertaining..if not as brilliantly symmetrical as the movie I enjoyed this wild tale of forgery, con jobs, and redemption very very very much. View … Continue reading

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February Book Reviews.

Working Together by Michael Eisner My rating: 3 of 5 stars I loved the structure of this book. Ten stories of successful partnerships across all disciplines told with editorial commenting by Eisner. Several of the chapters (Howard/Grazer in particular) were … Continue reading

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January Book Reviews.

These are the books I finished this month. I have been reading three others devotionally (i.e. slower) so expect the spiritual quotient to go up significantly next month. How To Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie My rating: … Continue reading

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