Visiting the Central Library of University of Guanajuato

Guanajuato City, Mexico is located in the center of the country, in between the mountains of the Sierra de Guanajuato.  The city is made up of winding stone alleyways and colorful architecture.  At one time a fast-growing mining city, the layout is haphazardly created.  Travel by car is all done with the use of underground …

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A January Wrap-Up

First off, let me share a little about my month, because my reading rate was pathetic and I would like you to know why.  This year has already started off crazy for me, in some of the best ways possible.  I spent most of the month in Mexico, traveling, and then I started grad school …

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Educated by Tara Westover – A Discussion

The short version of this review is this:  I absolutely loved it.  If you liked The Glass Castle  you will certainly like this.  Please read it. Educated is the story of the author, Tara Westover, growing up in a survivalist mormon family.  Her father distrusts the government, and as such leads his life distrustful of anything government …

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My Book Opinions Are Wrong – The Books Where my Rating is Different than the Goodreads Average

If there is anything that the year of 2018 has taught us is that not everyone has the same opinion.  Sometimes my opinion on books is drastically off of the norm.  Sometimes I was too young for the book, and sometimes it was just plain bad, and I have no idea why the average rating …

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