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When God Goes, Expect Mussolini

When you take your atheistic-nihilistic axe to the roots of a tradition 2500
years old, you should expect something to fill the void. And the odds of the… 96 more words

God

Internment, by Samira Ahmed


Internment
by Samira Ahmed

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Blurb: 

Rebellions are built on hope.

Set in a horrifying near-future United States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens. 484 more words

The Border

I don’t usually go too political with my blog but I feel these times call for unusual measures.

We just crossed a line as a county.  521 more words

Island of the Mad by Laurie R. King

Island of the Mad is book #15 in the long running series of Sherlock Holmes and Mary Russel by Laurie R. King. The series began with a retired Holmes and his chance encounter with a young woman who would become his protege and then his wife. 427 more words

Family Dysfunction

Daydream nation

Is it me or does everyone seem asleep; they keep close their eyes closed and plug their ears to the fact that it hasn’t been this bad in years; they are playing on our fears and causing so many tears; it madness out there and no one seems to care;  everything is falling apart and  you start to think you’re alone in feeling this way; I ignore the news during the day and during the night all they do is argue and fight; no one wins and no one is right and I feel so tired of it all; the fall of a nation right before me; I can’t be the only that can see the writing on the wall;  these wounds we can’t mend and maybe it’s the end of us; what’s a man to do when he’s through with this daydream because nothing is at seems; this land of extremes and facist regimes; maybe when I wake up tomorrow……

standards

It’s true, you probably don’t live up to my standards. That doesn’t mean you have to do anything I tell you to do, and that doesn’t mean I have to to do anything that you tell me to do. 118 more words

It Has Happened Here

It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I finished this a while ago but I forgot to update it. Anyway, I used to get Sinclair Lewis confused with Upton Sinclair, but now I am more certain of how they differ. 261 more words

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