Tuesday, June 14, 2011

The Quotable Rogue~a Book Review

Book Description

Inspiring, impactful, and revealing words from political and cultural icon Sarah Palin.
Many a pundit has tried to define Sarah Palin, but this is one woman who chooses not to wear labels imposed by others but instead to define herself by her own words and actions. Today she is one of the most sought after speakers and commentators and is poised to help to frame the issues in the 2010 election and beyond. The Quotable Rogue encapsulates Palin’s thoughts on such salient issues as health care, taxes, and government spending, the right to life, climate change, what it means for a politician to serve the people, and more.
  • “We need to spend more time lifting up America instead of apologizing for the greatest country on earth.”
  • “How’s that hopey-changey thing workin’ out for you?”
  • “My dad always says, ‘Don’t retreat, just reload.’ Don’t let anybody tell you to sit down and shut up.”
Matt Lewis is a writer, blogger and commentator based in Alexandria, VA. He currently serves as a senior contributor for The Daily Caller. To get up-to-the-minute Sarah Palin commentary and daily news updates from Matt, please visit the following:
Website: http://mattlewis.org/
Blog at The Daily Caller: http://dailycaller.com/mattlewis/ Twitter: @MattKLewis and @QuotableRogue Book Hashtag for more Sarah Palin quotes and commentary: #PalinQuotes

My Review:

I recently received the book The Quotable Rogue to review from Book Sneeze. The Quotable Rogue The Ideals of Sarah Palin in her own Words edited by Matt Lewis is a book of Palins quotes.   I couldn't wait to dig in to this book.  Lucky for me we had rain the very day it came in the mail , so I had the opportunity to do just that.  Matt Lewis has divided the book into over thirty topics that interest Americans today.  Anything from abortion, our President, to family this book covers it.  Each section is filled with Quotes from Palin on these very topics.  The book ends with a section of quotes from others about Palin.   The quotes vary from humorous to thought provoking. 

Here are a few of my favorites :

We grow good people in our small towns, with honesty and sincerity and dignity.
-Republican National Convention Speech in Minneapolis, Sept 3, 2008

-Only dead fish go with the flow.
 Explaining why she quit the governorship, Huffington Post July 3, 2009

-The difference between  a hockey mom and a pit bull?
-Republican National Convention Speech in Minneapolis, September 3, 2008

-We're not educating our youth about the exceptional nature of America.  For America to survive, we've got to pass that on to the next generation.
-Los Angeles Times, June 26, 2010

This book has over 400 quotes included.  A great little handbook of inspiration and insight into the woman Palin is.  A quick , easy read. 

ON BEING SARAH: My dad always says, "Don't retreat, just reload." Don't let anybody tell you to sit down and shut up. - Kansas City Star, May 1, 2010

Even if you are not a Sarah Palin fan, you can take away something from this book.  Some of her quotes are simply something you would say to your child or a good old friend.  I would tell my daughter "don't let someone tell you sit down and shut up." Maybe you will want to pick up one of her other books after reading. 

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher through the BookSneeze®.com <http://booksneeze®.com/> book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 <http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/waisidx_03/16cfr255_03.html> : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”