Books of the week chosen by the Aha! Webmaster

Dick reminded me this week that I haven’t read one of the books he recommended to me and that he had another suggestion.  I’m so far behind on my reading!  So I asked him if I could use his two suggestions as the “books of the week”.  He agreed and and then said “I think people […]

Book of the Week: J. Tom Morgan – Ignorance is No Defense

“There are only four states in the country that treat our teenagers as adults when they’re 17, and Georgia’s one of those four states,” said Morgan, who has spoken to many thousands of teenagers, was on the U.S. Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect, and chaired Georgia’s Child Abuse Prevention Panel. Source:  Heneghan’s Dunwoody […]

Books of the Week: The MJCCA Book Festival

Click here to buy tickets to the MJCCA Book Festival Events Best Biographies ·         MICHAEL BAR-ZOHAR, Phoenix: Shimon Peres and the Secret History of Israel ·         WALTER ISAACSON, Leonardo da Vinci Dramatic Documentaries ·         Streit’s Matzo and the American Dream Fascinating Fiction ·         LAUREN BELFER, And After the Fire ·         MARIE BENEDICT, The Other Einstein […]

Book and TV Series of the Week: Outlander

If you don’t know about Jamie and Claire you may have been living under a rock.  Or maybe you don’t like historical fiction?  My Mom must have told me a thousand times that I needed to read Outlander and I finally read it after my book club chose it a few years ago.  Mama was […]

Book of the Week: Tell the Wolves I’m Home

I have so many books on my “to read” list and this one finally made it to the top of the list.  I heard about it several years ago and I’m sad I didn’t take the time to read it sooner.  This is one that I went back and forth between listening and reading….Kindle/Audible.   […]

Book Festival of the MJCCA Announces 2017 Author Lineup, November 4 – 20, 2017

Book Festival of the MJCCA Announces 2017 Author Lineup, November 4 – 20, 2017   Headlining Authors Include: Senator Al Franken ∙ Former First Daughters Jenna Bush Hager & Barbara Pierce Bush News Icon Dan Rather ∙ Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Celebrated Inventor and Entrepreneur Joy Mangano Renowned Author and Journalist Walter Isaacson ∙ Diet […]

Book of the Week: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Book Review by Tyler Sacks, DHS Senior – Class of 2018             Lightning flashes. Coils spark. A large lifeform stirs on a slab that is surrounded with various gadgets and medical equipment. The creature sits upright and lets out a groan. He then stands, towering at 8-ft. tall, covered in dark green skin, with metal […]