CBR12 Bingo: Money! If this didn’t fit so perfectly into a Bingo square, I probably wouldn’t bother to review it. I probably wouldn’t have bothered to finish reading it. Tina Fontana is the personal assistant to Robert Barlow, an all-powerful media executive who basically the controls the news. He’s a billionaire, she makes $40,000 a year (Do men like Jeff Bezos and Rupert Murdoch really pay their assistants so poorly? Eat the rich). A mistake on an expense report leaves her with an extra check […]
Minus is a graphic novel that is constructed well but one very messed-up story! Whatever your biases are will directly color and create your opinion of it. Beck is a young girl who has convinced her overprotective father to let her go to college. She has been homeschooled her whole life and she is only seventeen, but knows she needs to do this. Even if she knows there are rules that will have to be strictly followed. On her way there a pit stop at […]
Read this one for work, for a class I was co-teaching, but it still counts! It was a little dense for some of our students I think, but the concepts were solid and stories from actual college students were helpful, and overall I think it is a good text to help college students expand their definition of leadership, and find ways to employ leadership lessons and skills in their daily lives.