Book Reading List

Books Read in 2020
Rate between 1 and 5 stars

* "Tethered Citizens: Time to Repeal the Welfare State" by Sheldon Richman *****
* "The White Princess" by Philippa Gregory ****
* "Elihu Washburne:the Diary and Letters of America's Minister to France During the Siege and Commune of Paris" by Michael Hill ****
* "Lust and Wonder: A Memoir" by Augusten Burrough ***
* "Twelve Years a Slave" by Solomon Northup *****


Books Read in 2019
Rated between 1 and 5 stars

* "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" by Ransom Riggs ****
* "Coolidge-An American Enigma" by Robert Sobel  ***
* "Depression Era Wisdomm-Simple Ways to Stretch Your Dollars" by Mary Wynn Ryan *
* "Race to the Top of the World-Richard Byrd and the First Flight to the North Pole" by Sheldon Bart ****
* "The Mormonizing of America:How the Mormon Religion Became a Dominant Force in Politics, Entertainment and Pop Culture" by Stephen Mansfield *****
* "Uncle Sam's Plantation" by Star Parker *****
* "George Washington and Benedict Arnold-a Tale of Two Patriots" by Dave R. Palmer ****
* "Presto!-How I Made Over 100 Pounds Disappear and Other Magical Tales" by Penn Gillette ***
* "You Can Stay Home With Your Kids!-100 Tips, Tricks and Ways to Make it Work on a Budget" by Erin Odom *
* "Blood Brothers: The Story of the Strange Friendship Between Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill" by Deanne Stillman ***
* "Ten Hills Farm:The Forgotten History of Slavery in the North" by C.S. Manegold *****
* "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee *****
* "Muskets and Applejack: Spirits, Soldiers and the Civil War" by Mark Will-Webber **
* "Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy" by Judd Apatow ***
* "The Man Who Loved Clowns" by June Rae Wood **
* "The Millionaire Next Door:The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy" by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko ***
* "The Real Custer: From Boy General to Tragic Hero" by James S. Robbins ****
* "The Wright Brothers" by David McCullough ****
* "The Whole Town's Talking" by Fannie Flagg
* "The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving:A Novel" by Jonathan Evison ***
* "Letters to America" by Tom Blair ***
* "Hanging Mary" by Susan Higginbotham ******
* "A Soldier's Secret" by Marissa Moss  **
* "The Liberal Redneck Manifesto-Draggin' Dixie Outta the Dark" by Trae Crowder, Corey Ryan Forrester and Drew Morgan *****
* "Mockingbird: a Portrait of Harper Lee" by Charles J. Shields ****
* "A Gushing Fountain" by Martin Walser *****

Books Read in 2018
Rated between 1 and 5 stars

* "The Last Domino" by Adam Meyer  **
* "The Hotel New Hampshire" by John Irving  ****
* "Brothers" by George Howe Colt  ***
* "American Rose-the Life & Times of Gypsy Rose Lee" by Karen Abbott  ****
* "Twain's End" by Lynn Cullen  ****
* "The Rush-the History of the Gold Rush" by Edward Dolnick  *****
* "Gumption" by Nick Offerman  ***
* "Bill Sublette-Mountain Man" by John E. Sunder  *****
* "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr  *****
* "My Brother's Crown" by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould  ***
* "Tenth of December" by George Saunders ***
* "The Great Influenza" by John M. Barry  ***
* "The Immortal Irishman" by Timothy Egan  ****
* "Roots" by Alex Haley *****
* "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd  ****
* "Founding Rivals:Madison vs. Monroe, The Bills of Rights & the Election That Saved A Nation" by Chris De Rose  *****
* "Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination" by Thomas A. Bogar  ******
* "Magruder's Curiosity Cabinet" by H. P. Wood  ****
* "9 President's That Screwed Up America" by Brion McClanahan  ****
* "Grover Cleveland-The Forgotten Conservative" by John Pafford  ***
* "Mary Boleyn-Mistress of Kings" by Alison Weis  ****
* "Death Comes to Pemberley" by P. D. James  ***

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