Mayflower

Written by: Nathaniel Philbrick Published By: Penguin Books  Reviewed by Dorothy Doremus             Ah, the tale of the first Thanksgiving.  The Pilgrims, after the long journey from England, set foot on Plymouth Rock where they meet Squanto who befriended them.  After which, they all sit and have a feast of turkey with all of theContinue reading “Mayflower”

The World According to Star Wars

Written By: Cass R. Sunstein Published By: Dey St. Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                When I first read the description of Cass R Sunstein’s The World According to Star Wars, I thought it sounded cute.  According to the description, the author discusses lessons learned from the Star Wars universe in relation to fatherhood, redemption, politics,Continue reading “The World According to Star Wars”

Though the Odds Be Great or Small

Written By Terry Brennan and William Meiners Published By Loyola Press Reviewed By Melissa Minners I’ve been following Notre Dame football for years…ever since watching the movie Rudy as a matter of fact.  There have been good years and bad years, but I’m a student of the game and understand that there will be upsContinue reading “Though the Odds Be Great or Small”

Hail Mary

The Rise and Fall of the National Women’s Football League Written by Britni de la Cretaz and Lindsey D’Arcangelo Published by Perseus Books Reviewed By Melissa Minners                Women love sports just as much as men, but we don’t see enough women in organized sports leagues.  Thanks to a little movie called A League ofContinue reading “Hail Mary”

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