Thursday, January 25, 2018

Peek Inside a Book - What Happened


When I was deciding to come back to the blog I was looking through all the blogging memes that the blogs I read follow. I had done Book Beginnings and The Friday 56 a handful of times, but over at Mixed Book Bag, JC merged them together and I really like that idea.  So borrowing from her I'm going to start linking up to both Book Beginnings on Friday from Rose City Reader and The Friday 56 with Freda's Voice.



This week the book What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton caught my eye.

What Happened
It Begins: 
Deep breath. Feel the air fill my lungs. This is the right thing to do. The country needs to see what our democracy still works, no matter how painful this is. Breathe out. Scream later.


On Page 56:
Both major political parties, despite the madness of their respective nominating processes,nearly always managed to weed out the most extreme candidates. Before 2016, we'd never elected a President who flagrantly refused to abide by the basic standards of democracy and decency.


Verdict:
This is my First Book of 2018 pick this year.  I've been slowly making my way through the journey and while there are times I have to put it aside for a few days I'm happy I picked it up.

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