Educated

Title: Educated Author: Tara Westover  Published: February 20th, 2018 Pages: 352 Genre: Autobiography, Memoir, Non-Fiction Publisher: Random House Listened to on Audible  BUY ON AMAZON HERE Goodreads Description:  An unforgettable memoir in the tradition of The Glass Castleabout a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD... Continue Reading →

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The Way I Used to Be.

Mrs. Birds Word review of The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith.

It Just Never Gets Old

On the long drive from Boise to Glendale I became very bored... As you can imagine, I did everything from counting my freckles, flossing my teeth, and having one on one conversations with myself in Albanian. At one point Mr. Bird and I got stopped on some long long road with a sign that said... Continue Reading →

Elizabeth Smart: My Story

I remember sitting in front of the television when my regular show was interrupted and it was the "breaking news" that Elizabeth Smart had been found. I hurried and called my mom to tell her, she didn't believe me. I am not shocked she didn't believe me. Usually those who are kidnapped are usually killed... Continue Reading →

The Giver

I have been on a book kick lately and there is no hiding it. After finishing Insurgent, I decided to hurry and read The Giver by Lois Lowry. It is a short and fast read that you won't want to put down. I remember reading it once while I was in high school or junior high.... Continue Reading →

Insurgent

Do you all remember in the Twilight series in book two (New Moon) when Bella goes all "emo" on us? How could you forget? Literally every other page was like "I hate life without Edward." The entire time I read it, I wanted to say, grow up Bella, life goes on without boys even if... Continue Reading →

Divergent

I was recently sitting in a large comfortable theater seat preparing for the Hobbit when a preview of Divergent came on. In a matter of seconds I was hooked. After the longest movie I have ever seen (The Hobbit) was finished, I hopped on Amazon and purchased Divergent and patiently waited for my Amazon Prime to... Continue Reading →

AUTHOR-ity

A while back my boss, Don Reiman, attended an event that was featured local authors in Boise. Don is currently putting the finishing touches on his own book, RESET, and will be debuting it in early 2014. While at this conference he purchased me a book, Authority, written by Nathan Barry. This book is a... Continue Reading →

On The Outside Looking Indian

I recently set a goal to become a reader. I am continuously surprised by how much I am enjoying my adventures through the literary worlds. I just finished another book! I love when you come to the last chapter and you are reading the last few words the author has for you, and then you... Continue Reading →

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