Update

It’s been long over due but now that I’m passed this insane work push and fully entrenched in a new role at said work, I’m now able to dedicate significantly more time to this site. So I’ll be back and consistently posting, I promise!

Factual Fridays will be back this starting this Friday.

Starting in January, two new somewhat regular features will be introduced. The first is a project I have long wanted to undertake and that’s Project President. My current book rotation is to read a non-fiction, military history book and alternate with a fiction book (to avoid burnout). Now I’ll be adding a presidential biography into the mix and it will be reviewed in its own section: Project President. This will go in order of the presidency and the only exception will be Grover Cleveland – I’ll just read one covering his life instead of two (one before and one after Benjamin Harrison – I’ll read his before Benjamin Harrison).

The second is based on a project over at Bibliophilopolis called “Deal Me In” in which each blogger is encouraged to select a short story, tie it to a card in a standard deck of cards (so 52 in total) and each week, read the story tied to the card you drew. Most bloggers choose fictional short stories but I selected mine based on military history short stories. I’ll be publishing a list of the stories I’ve chosen in December and these will also be listed in their own section: Deal Me In 2015.

I will be posting this week reviews of “Rising Sun, Falling Skies” by Jeffrey R. Cox, “Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior” by Rorke Denver, “The Bedford Boys” by Alex Kershaw, and “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption” by Laura Hillenbrand. I may not have been able to post but reading is starting to catch up. 🙂

I hope you’ll continue to follow me on this journey and any suggestions for books on military history, presidential biographies, and Factual Friday topics is always welcome!

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About jenvolk5

Bank auditor by day, trivia and knowledge hound all other times.
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2 Responses to Update

  1. Jay says:

    I recently found another blogger who made a list of presidential bios. http://www.semicolonblog.com/?page_id=22039 if you’re looking for ideas.

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