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What I read: January 2016

I read 55 books last year. I made some guidelines for 2015: a new author every week, stick to recent releases, something literary, and only read books I never read before. 512 more words


With a gunshot, thousands of lives were changed.


On April 20th, 1999 in Littleton, Colorado, two gunmen, Erik Harris and Dylan Klebold wanted to set the world on fire. 496 more words

Columbine by Dave Cullen

A book that has been on the table at the book store’s must read paperbacks for as long as I can remember. I downloaded the e-book and was surprised, afraid, disturbed, and took time to analyze my own personal beliefs. 479 more words

#20: Columbine


by Dave Cullen

On April 20, 1999, two boys left an indelible stamp on the American psyche. Their goal was simple: to blow up their school, Oklahoma-City style, and to leave “a lasting impression on the world.” Their bombs failed, but the ensuing shooting defined a new era of school violence—irrevocably branding every subsequent shooting “another Columbine.” 528 more words

Book Review

books: july

I kicked some serious book-butt this month. I finished four books, which is the most I’ve read in years and years. Feels so good! My new routine of reading first thing in the morning and right before bed is really paying off. 545 more words

2015 Goals

Columbine - Dave Cullen

I went to Columbine after finishing A Thousand Lives by Julia Sheeres, probably the largest-scale and fully researched of the Jonestown massacre. Beyond an inclination towards masochism, these two show off my mental leanings recently. 735 more words

Non Fiction

Some Book Reviews and Suggestions

Since graduating, I have taken immense pleasure in READING. Reading whatever I want, whenever I want, and finishing books in a matter of days (or hours). 419 more words