Book Review: When They Come for You: How Police and Government Are Trampling Our Liberties – and How to Take Them Back

https://www.amazon.com/When-They-Come-You-Liberties-ebook/dp/B079DWR4FT/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1569269471&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=bba41edc99b023fd1e96eae3afc426da&language=en_US The title alone is a mouth full. If you don't think that you need to read this book, then you aren't paying attention. It's not a conspiracy theory book or some prepper manifesto. It is a study of actual events that have happened in the US in recent history. Well written, well researched, I've … Continue reading Book Review: When They Come for You: How Police and Government Are Trampling Our Liberties – and How to Take Them Back

Book Review- Unpresidented: A Biography of Donald Trump

Well, I read it. You should read it too. It took me an extremely long time to wade through this book. It's a page-turner, but these days it is hard to take on hearing more about Trump than I already have to as part of being an informed citizen. Still, you may ask, is it … Continue reading Book Review- Unpresidented: A Biography of Donald Trump

Book Review: For Your Consideration Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

https://www.amazon.com/Your-Consideration-Dwayne-Rock-Johnson-ebook/dp/B07NKQLHNY/ref=as_li_ss_tl?crid=1XLEFD9DZRE1F&keywords=for+your+consideration+dwayne+the+rock+johnson&qid=1569269614&s=gateway&sprefix=for+your+consideration,aps,573&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=589f3f9a0132871fefb1a3d94197b859&language=en_US What I thought was going to be glorified, published fan fiction turned out to be much better than that. I usually love everything Quirk Books publishes and laughed a bit when I opened this book because I wondered where the "quirkiness" would factor in? So if you wanted to know The Rock's life story … Continue reading Book Review: For Your Consideration Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Book Review-The Body: A Guide For Occupants

My first Bryson book was A Walk in the Woods. It was hilarious, all the while sneaking in some education. I went to read almost everything he has in print. So when I saw this title on my ARC list, I was pretty excited, even though human anatomy might be my least favorite subject. I could … Continue reading Book Review-The Body: A Guide For Occupants

Book Review: Checkmate Like a Grand Master

I'm hoping to get Self-Published Books up here at least once a week. They may not have easily clickable purchase buttons, but I promise to search out some titles that you may never find on your own. If you or your kids are chess players this book is like nothing else I've seen. Erik has … Continue reading Book Review: Checkmate Like a Grand Master

Book Review: Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

https://www.amazon.com/Arguments-Deleting-Social-Media-Accounts-ebook/dp/B079DTVVG8/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1567785138&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=0d3dee65db55ebaa0c6bf35abc7fede7&language=en_US Here are the author's reasons for quitting social media: 1. You are losing your free will.2. Quitting social media is the most finely targeted way to resist the insanity of our times.3. Social media is making you into a [jerk].4. Social media is undermining truth.5. Social media is making what you say meaningless.6. Social … Continue reading Book Review: Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

Book Review: A Voyage Long and Strange

https://www.amazon.com/Voyage-Long-Strange-Rediscovering-World-ebook/dp/B0013TX8S8/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=d1896d5d42361c7fdb97a0219e062cde&language=en_US We're reading this one alongside our American History textbook. I read somewhere that it's used in AP classes and I can see why. It has a sort of Bill Bryson tone, part history, part travelogue, and if you like it, you like it, and if you don't it will drive you crazy. I read … Continue reading Book Review: A Voyage Long and Strange

Book Review-Scan Artist: How Evelyn Wood Convinced the World That Speed-Reading Worked

https://www.amazon.com/Scan-Artist-Evelyn-Convinced-Speed-Reading-ebook/dp/B07QMDWNJJ/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1563586592&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=4aec8483a725c860a5f97eb59a9788da&language=en_US I remember the ads for the Evelyn Wood Speed Reading Method on TV when I was a little kid. This is both her life story and the story of the deception/scam that she successfully ran for many years. It's not a spoiler to tell you that she wasn't a teacher and she wasn't teaching … Continue reading Book Review-Scan Artist: How Evelyn Wood Convinced the World That Speed-Reading Worked

Book Review: The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World

https://www.amazon.com/Water-Will-Come-Remaking-Civilized-ebook/dp/B06XFL2TJF/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1565564263&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=edee4de86c95c7d9665b8f5c82ea96e7&language=en_US Fun Fact about Kindle books: If the library book is open on your kindle it won't get sucked back to the library until you exit out of it. Ok, on to this review. As the quote on the cover says, It is deeply unsettling to contemplate the water rising enough to erase most of … Continue reading Book Review: The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World

Book Review- I Know What I Saw: Modern Day Encounters

https://www.amazon.com/Know-What-Saw-Modern-Day-Encounters-ebook/dp/B07LDVL8R8/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1565200114&sr=8-4&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=6df5704d0731ee7f97297f7c78b33af6&language=en_US Ok, so this is a Cryptozoology book. Don't click away just yet. Everyone I know has seen something or heard something they couldn't explain. You were driving most likely and saw this thing on the side of the road, it doesn't look quite right, and when you get a closer look it is something … Continue reading Book Review- I Know What I Saw: Modern Day Encounters