Welcome to What’s That Book, sharing book recommendations from readers and bloggers. Today’s guest reviewer is Nancy Blodgett Klein Title: Caste: The Origin of Our Discontents, published in August 2020 Author: Isabel Wilkerson, author of The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration Genre: Non-Fiction ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Rating: 5 out of 5. … Continue reading What’s That Book? Caste: The Origin of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson
This post by Nancy Blodgett Klein is the first of the guest posts on my blog by authors promoting their books. My book is called Torn Between Worlds: An illegal immigrant’s journey to find herself. This is the story of Isabel, a 12-year-old Mexican girl who comes to the United States illegally in search of … Continue reading Torn Between Worlds by Nancy Blodgett Klein: A Guest Post
From the movie To Kill a Mockingbird This was the first time I have read this Pulitzer prize-winning novel by Harper Lee. I had thought because I had seen the movie To Kill a Mockingbird as a child, the book covered much the same ground. I was so wrong about that. As is almost always … Continue reading To Kill a Mockingbird Book Review
My self published book is on sale on Amazon Have you written a book but cannot figure out how to get it out into the world and into the hands of readers? Well, there is a way to do it that doesn't involve agents or big-name New York City publishing houses. You can self-publish your … Continue reading Getting Your Book Published
Hello blog readers! If you like the content on my blog, I bet you will like my new book too. It's coming out this Monday, February 1st. A short description of my novel appears below, as does a link for how you can order it. Currently, the book is only available in electronic version. But … Continue reading My Novel to Be Released Feb. 1st.
Deep listening is at the foundation of right speech. If we cannot listen mindfully, we cannot practice right speech. No matter what we say, it will not be mindful because we will be speaking only our ideas and not in response to the other person.Thich Nhat Hanh Help others heal by compassionate listening I am … Continue reading Listening to Help Others Heal
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." --Edmund Burke, Irish philosopher and statesman Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin by Timothy SnyderMy rating: 4 of 5 starsBetween 1933 and 1945, 14 million people were killed by the Soviet and Nazi regimes. Most of these people were … Continue reading Book Review of Bloodlands
The one good thing about the pandemic is it has given me much time to read books. No more excuses as I have all the time in the world right now! This year I have read 39 books so far and plan to make it to an even 40 if I can get myself through … Continue reading Reading My Way Through the Pandemic
During this difficult time of pandemic, it can sometimes be hard to feel much joy. We focus on how we can't see our children, parents, grandchildren, siblings or other relatives or friends and feel so sad. Because we need each other, this is especially hard for all of us. But as long as Covid-19 is … Continue reading What Are You Focusing On?