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Conversations With God: An Uncommon Dialogue: Book Two

Conversations With God: An Uncommon Dialogue, Book 2 by Neale Donald Walsch My rating: 3 of 5 stars I enjoyed the first book a great deal, but this entry is actually a political discussion. I appreciated hearing the other side

Conversations with God: An Uncommon Dialogue: Book One

Conversations with God: An Uncommon Dialogue, Book 1 by Neale Donald Walsch My rating: 5 of 5 stars I took this book for what it was: One artist’s interpretation of what a conversation with God would sound like. While I

The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win

The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win by Jeff Haden My rating: 5 of 5 stars “An idea without action is a regret.” Jeff Haden says something to this effect in the text, and for

The QB: The Making of Modern Quarterbacks

The QB: The Making of Modern Quarterbacks by Bruce Feldman My rating: 5 of 5 stars I absolutely loved this book, but I am biased. I work as a coach. This book largely focuses on the new industry of private

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis My rating: 5 of 5 stars I can’t get over how good of a writer Michael Lewis is. I listened to this book on Audible and was shocked at how

Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are

Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is the most enjoyable pop data science book released since Freakonomics. Oh

You Gotta Have Wa

You Gotta Have Wa by Robert Whiting My rating: 4 of 5 stars I picked this book up on a whim from the Newark Public Library, and I’m mostly glad that I did so. I admit I was hoping for

Soccernomics

Soccernomics by Simon Kuper My rating: 5 of 5 stars As a clueless American who knew absolutely nothing about soccer before reading this book, I found Soccernomics to be absolutely fascinating. However, it is a heavier economic text. I, too,

The Once and Future Liberal: After Identity Politics

The Once and Future Liberal: After Identity Politics by Mark Lilla My rating: 5 of 5 stars As someone who counts themselves to be very liberal, this book is a breath of fresh air. I do not identify as a

The Confidence Gap

The Confidence Gap by Russ Harris My rating: 5 of 5 stars I read this book during a time of immense change in my life, and it was just what I needed. There’s nothing promised here that doesn’t come. Russ