## ODonnellWeb – Tag Books

You've Been Played: How Corporations, Governments, and Schools Use Games to Control Us All

Posted on 11/26/2022 in misc • Tagged with Books, Internet

The game of life is literally a game now, and you are not winning.

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What was the book for you

Posted on 08/30/2022 in misc • Tagged with Books

What was the book that made you a lifelong reader?

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Posted on 08/23/2022 in misc • Tagged with Books

Her PhD is not a testament to homeschooling

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Would You Take the Do-over

Posted on 07/09/2022 in misc • Tagged with Books, Personal

Would you take the do-over on your formative years if it was offered?

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Inputs - March 22

Posted on 04/06/2022 in misc • Tagged with Music, TV, Books, Movies

Media consumption for March 22

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Warriors Don't Cry

Posted on 03/19/2022 in misc • Tagged with Books, History

The Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High by Melba Pattillo Beals

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Rethinking Fandom

Posted on 03/13/2022 in misc • Tagged with Books, Sports, Baseball

The sports we follow today are not the sports our fathers followed

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Inputs - Feb 22

Posted on 02/28/2022 in misc • Tagged with Music, Books, TV, Movies

Media Consumption in February 2022

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Inputs - Jan 2022

Posted on 02/07/2022 in misc • Tagged with Books, Music, Internet, TV

It's like a Substack newsletter, without the beg for a subscription.

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Maid: A book review

Posted on 10/17/2021 in misc • Tagged with Books


It’s been a while since I elevated a book review to the front page, so you know this book is special.

I finished Maid, by Stephanie Land last week. Put simply, it’s the best look at what life is really like for the working poor that you will …

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Before the Coffee Gets Cold: A Novel

Posted on 02/26/2021 in misc • Tagged with Books

Always read the terms and conditions before traveling through time

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Suggested Reading by Dave Connis

Posted on 01/23/2021 in misc • Tagged with Books

It's a love letter to reading sprinkled with a healthy dose of teenage rebellion and angst.

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Tone, Twang, and Taste - A Guitar Memoir

Posted on 01/18/2021 in misc • Tagged with Books, Music

Follow along as Pete Kennedy takes you on a tour of his life in music.

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Running With Sherman

Posted on 01/15/2021 in misc • Tagged with Books

There is a lot in this book for animal lovers, runners, and really anybody that could use an uplifting story. And right now, isn't that all of us?

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A Look Back at The Underground History of Education

Posted on 12/28/2020 in misc • Tagged with Education, Books

Does it hold up 15 years after I first read it?

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My Top 5 Books of 2020

Posted on 12/19/2020 in misc • Tagged with Books

It's my top 5 list. Yours is probably different.

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The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

Posted on 12/12/2020 in misc • Tagged with Books

It's "A Wonderful Life"- for millennials.

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Nobody Eats Parsley: A book review

Posted on 10/08/2020 in misc • Tagged with Books

Nobody Eats Parsley

A couple of weeks ago I got an email from the publicist promoting David Oakley’s new book. I reviewed his first book almost 5 years ago, and apparently the publicist stumbled into it, referring to it as absolutely hilarious and wonderful, and asked if I would read and review …

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Recent Books Summer 2020

Posted on 07/25/2020 in misc • Tagged with Books

Living through a pandemic has definitely been good for finding time to read.

K: A History of Baseball in Ten Pitches by Tyler Kepner

I greatly enjoyed this book. 10 chapter, each one dedicated to one pitch, in which the author reviews the history of the pitch, who invented it …

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American Dirt

Posted on 05/01/2020 in misc • Tagged with Coronavirus, Books

Like everybody else, the pandemic is "top of mind" 24 x 7 for me. I'm writing to help myself not internalize all of it. You can find other posts in the series at https://odonnellweb.com/pelican/tag/coronavirus.html

American Dirt

It’s May Day, but probably not a happy one …

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