If you thought Hunger Games was Hobbesian, the prequel Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes makes it explicit. Check out where President Snow became got his mean streak.
If I can't watch a rated R movie, then I can just read the book, right? This book was a hard one to stomach. I thought 1984 was bad.
I actually didn't choose this book this time round. I read Stasiland for our lab book club this month. We have a bit of a reluctant reader in our group, but he agreed to read the month's book all the way through if we picked a book that had to do with the Cold War.... Continue Reading →
I have been meaning to read Octavia Butler's Parable of the Sower for a while now. I can't exactly remember what impressed me to add it to my list anymore. I sorted by to-reads shelf by date and aimed for books that I added back when I just started my Goodreads account, and Parable stuck.... Continue Reading →
Our law enforcement is a great blessing that can help keep our families and communities safe. I grew up having a deep respect for policemen, a few that attended my church congregation. On some Sundays, they were on duty, but they still were able to make time to come to sacrament meeting all in uniform.... Continue Reading →