Category: Death and Dying

Lincoln, Socrates, and A Funeral

In this third “potpour-reads” post, I share some quick thoughts on three recent reads, all of which were completed in June. Somehow, none of these books are ones from any of my challenge lists. Go figure. I read Lincoln in the Bardo because it is… Continue Reading “Lincoln, Socrates, and A Funeral”

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Plot/Story: What’s that old saying? Laughter is the best medicine? John Green, of all people, certainly understands that. The Fault in Our Stars is a rather tragic tale of two young lovers, both of whom are suffering from fatal and debilitating illnesses. They meet each other… Continue Reading “The Fault in Our Stars by John Green”

Thoughts: Gods and Monsters by Christopher Bram

Gods and Monsters by Christopher Bram Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 34 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) Gods and Monsters, originally published under the title Father of Frankenstein is a creative retelling of the life of… Continue Reading “Thoughts: Gods and Monsters by Christopher Bram”

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