Hineni-Here I Am- appears in the Torah portion Vayeira, where God tests Abraham’s faith by asking him to sacrifice his son Isaac. It is how Abraham answers God when he asks for him; how Abraham responds to Isaac when he inquires why there are no sheep for the offering; and how Abraham answers when God tells him not to sacrifice Isaac. 636 more words
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In thinking about true crimes of passion I could relate to, the title of this book most definitely caught my eye!
John Gilkey’s claim to fame as a career criminal was not how much he stole but what he stole: rare books, mostly. 916 more words
Teju Cole’s first book “Open City” was critically acclaimed winning the PEN/Hemingway Award and being a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. “Every Day Is For the Thief” was published in Nigeria in 2007, but was not published outside of Africa until 2014. 494 more words
By Kylie Widseth
As you might have guessed, when I’m not editing books my favorite pastime is reading. My favorite genre by far is contemporary, so spring break is one of the best times of the year for me: I get to read my favorite genre for a whole week straight! 866 more words