Political

My top five books for 2022 

Happy New Year’s everyone! To end off the year, I thought, “Hey why don’t I do a post about my favorite books I read this year?” Tis the time of the holiday season for everyone to use some of those gift cards or holiday cash at some local indie bookstores. As you all know, I’m… Continue reading My top five books for 2022 

Quote by Ida B. Wells on wall: "The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them."
Accessibility (#A11y), Music, travel

Part 3: Fun things I did in DC & Philadelphia

Finally, here’s part 3 of my road trip blog posts. The top five things I did when I was in DC and Philly are as follows: Ben’s Chili Bowl (DC): AWESOME!  This diner was a great spot to eat with my parents. The coolest part was Mister Keith. The tour group that was supposed to… Continue reading Part 3: Fun things I did in DC & Philadelphia

autographed To Sleep in a Sea of Stars poster, bookmarks, letter, photograph of Christopher Paolini
Reviews

Just had to do this quick Fractalverse update

You might remember how To Sleep in a Sea of Stars was the first book in Christopher Paolini’s Fractalverse and I had that article that got printed in my local paper and Bookshare blog. Refresher: Blog book update, fractalverse awesomeness, what else? blogpost from 4/17/2021 I just saw this from Mr. Paolini’s Twitter account: This… Continue reading Just had to do this quick Fractalverse update

Justin, a young man seated in wheelchair at desk, adapted keyboard and joystick mouse, John Green The Anthropocene Reviewed book at his finger tips and on Bookshare website on computer monitor
Reviews, Writing

Book of the year: The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green

One of the books I promised myself I would review this year is a book of deeply personal essays by my favorite author, John Green. As I mentioned in this earlier post from June, this was one of my favorite books of the year at that time: Top books read this year. I can’t say… Continue reading Book of the year: The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green

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November: Time to read!

I have three books to bring to you readers in my personal ranked level of excitement. Each of them is the final book in series that I love. Looking for holiday gift ideas for sci-fi and fantasy readers? These are the books I’m ordering from our local independent bookstore for some of my favorite readers,… Continue reading November: Time to read!

autographed To Sleep in a Sea of Stars poster, bookmarks, letter, photograph of Christopher Paolini
Accessibility (#A11y), Advocacy, Sports, Writing

Blog book update, fractalverse awesomeness, what else?

Fractalverse awesomeness I got some amazing things I want to share with you. I am just so appreciative and don’t know if authors or just people in general always realize the impact they have on others. On Wednesday, I watched the mail delivery person bring two packages to our door. The banner picture shows the… Continue reading Blog book update, fractalverse awesomeness, what else?

Justin looking at computer monitor with hand on joystick mouse
Accessibility (#A11y), Health

Reading with Visual Tracking Issues and Auditory Neuropathy

To read or not to read.... or how to read when you have visual tracking difficulties and auditory neuropathy. Sorry, I couldn’t resist the Shakespearean pun. Today’s post is that post I promised I’d do in the comments from my last post. So, I am an avid reader who happens to have visual tracking difficulties.… Continue reading Reading with Visual Tracking Issues and Auditory Neuropathy

Justin looking at computer monitor with hand on joystick mouse
Accessibility (#A11y), Writing

Best Fiction Books I Read in 2020

From coming-of-age to science fiction and mystery, I have to say that I have been a reader this year. So here it is: the top five fiction books or series I loved this year: Of course, A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor by Hank Green is by far my favorite read in sci-fi. Read the post about… Continue reading Best Fiction Books I Read in 2020

A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor bookcover
Writing

A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor: NO SPOILERS REVIEW

How do I describe this book I read in two days and have been waiting for two years? 3 words: GET IT NOW! It’s brilliantly written…OOPS! I’m so excited that I forgot to say that it is a sequel to An Absolutely Remarkable Thing (AART) by Hank Green and if you haven’t read AART, where… Continue reading A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor: NO SPOILERS REVIEW