Fiction

Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

janine alderete

4.5 Stars

As other reviews have said this is what is called “A coming of age” novel. I prefer to call it a “Coming to terms with human nature”…

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A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra

Priya Dabak

5 Stars

Marra's story is driven by the setting and the characters. The story plays out in five days, but also spans the decade of the Chechen…

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A New Favorite!!

Linda Crumbaugh

5 Stars

I believe this will remain as one of my favorite books, ever. Beautifully written, heartbreakingly detailed, truly memorable... From…

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My Life in Middlemarch

Annette Kristynik

4 Stars

My Thoughts:It's wonderful to slow down from my hectic academic type books, by reading a book that's slow-paced and…

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The Girl in the Road

Stacey Pena

2.5 Stars

This was an interesting book and I was very interested in  all the reviews I had been hearing about it. This is not typically the type…

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Non-Fiction

Let Me Be Clear ~ Katie Kieffer

deb stanhope

5 Stars

This book is very clear and easy to understand read about today's society and where this country is going.  Katie does a great job to…

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The Charles Schwab Guide to Finacnces After Fifty

Carol Papuga

5 Stars

What a great resource for those of us over fifty years old!  This book has answered many questions that I have been thinking about the…

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"The Skies Belong to Us, by Brendan I. Koerner

Mike Safford

4 Stars

The Skies Belong to Us", by Brendan I. Koerner, is the story of the one of the most turbulent times.  This time period involved the Viet…

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The Charles Schwab Guide to Finances After Fifty

Theresa F

4.5 Stars

The Charles Schwab Guide to Finances After Fifty by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz with Joanne Cuthbertson will help you to prepare for retirement…

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Unbelievable Story

Louis Zinc II

5 Stars

When a person has a nightmare, they tend to fear such thoughts coming true. This story is one of those nightmarish stories that is…

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Cooking & Food

My Irish Table Review

Jessica Hall

5 Stars

My smashing review for an Irish CookbookBook reviewMy Irish Table - recipes from the…

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Simple Thai Food Cookbook Review

Sara Modahl

4 Stars

When I was in high school, we had a foreign exchange student come and visit from Thailand. Until then, I had never really been exposed to the…

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Meat and Potatoes

Karen Wise

2.5 Stars

You know, I'm trying hard to do the Meatless Monday thing every week, but sometimes I flat-out forget, or can't come up with any ideas…

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A Great Cookbook!

Melanie D

5 Stars

I've made several recipes from this cookbook and my two favorites are the Peppermint (which I added chocolate chips to - mint ice cream…

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Cookbook Review: The Chopped Cookbook

Amanda Keeton

4 Stars

How many of you watch Food Network? I'm guessing there are quite a few of you that do! One of my favorite shows to watch is Chopped, so I…

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Business

The third metric for success

Christiana Varda

4 Stars

In the summer I always go through a non-fiction phase. I'm easy to spot at the beach: amidst a crowd of tan-hungry, light readers holding…

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The Charles Schwab Guide to Finacnces After Fifty

Carol Papuga

5 Stars

What a great resource for those of us over fifty years old!  This book has answered many questions that I have been thinking about the…

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Don't Blame the Curmudgeons; You Have Been Warned

Todd Pylant

4.5 Stars

Charles Murray, author and social historian, has written several weighty works of great value. I have previously 

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Who Gets Promoted, And Who Doesn't, and Why, Probably Not Because They Read This Book

Jack Jacob

3 Stars

Donald Asher is well-known by many in the business community as the author of a book, now in its second edition, that outlines for them how…

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You can't do it all - Choose less

Lisa Burgess

4.5 Stars

Some may think Essentialism is just another time-management book, but it’s actually a life-prioritizing book. Its main goal is to…

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Entertainment

What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding Review

Jacqueline Brogdon

2.5 Stars

2.5/5 StarsWhat I Was Doing While You Were Breeding was the first book that I read knowing I was going to be…

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Review: Dad Is Fat by Jim Gaffigan

Michelle Santiago

3.5 Stars

I don't watch a lot of stand-up comedy because to tell the truth I'm a bit slow when it comes to jokes. But I love watching Jim…

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If the Sharks Don't Kill You, Something Else Will

Rick Nier

4 Stars

I saw the title and knew, even if I delayed doing so at the moment, I would come back to request this book. How to Survive a…

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'Just My Typo' is Just My Type

Tierney Bailey

4.5 Stars

This book gave exactly what I wanted it to deliver. If you're looking for a 'stay up long into the evening reading a conversation piece…

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Typos with Humor

Christi Iffergan

4 Stars

I received my copy in the mail and was laughing as soon as I read the cover!  For anyone looking for some light humor,  this fits…

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Faith

A Table by the Window by Hillary Manton Lodge

Rissi C

5 Stars

Some novel beginnings are humble and quiet, expanding from where they start, kind of like a warm loaf of fresh, homemade bread has to first…

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A Broken Kind of Beautiful is one book all women need to read!

shannon g

5 Stars

This book was one of the best books I’ve read so far this year! It will make my end of year list and probably be number 1. I can not say…

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The Pursuit of Tamsen Littlejohn

Crystal Scott

5 Stars

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The Pursuit of Tamsen Littlejohn by Lori Benton

Shannah McClamrock

4 Stars

From the first page of this book, I was captured by the story. Lori Benton is an amazing story-teller. Though there were parts in the…

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Weekly #Book Review

Liz Chapman

4 Stars

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Crafts, Home & Hobbies

beautiful photography

nanci booher

5 Stars

Being the mother of a gay young adult, who happens to live in Oregon where gay marrizge is legal, I thought this would be  great…

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The New Art Of Capturing Love

Winford Morrisey

4 Stars

I picked this book because I love photography. My first initial thoughts were, "is there really a difference in capturing gay & lesbian…

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All You Need is Love

Laura Aldridge

4 Stars

The photographs are superb.  Pages feature large, vibrant photographs that anyone would be proud to display in their home gallery or…

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Capturing Love

Mindy Koentopp

5 Stars

Now....some of you might be thinking, "Oh my goodness, what is this she is posting..." because this is not my typical book that I would…

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Be Surprised!

Naomi Kinsman

5 Stars

I have to admit, when I picked up Urban Watercolor Sketching by Felix Scheinberger, I thought, I'll just see…

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Better Living

Stand Strong

Kirsten Arthur

5 Stars

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You can't do it all - Choose less

Lisa Burgess

4.5 Stars

Some may think Essentialism is just another time-management book, but it’s actually a life-prioritizing book. Its main goal is to…

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An Essential read

Kara Bussabarger

5 Stars

This book is about how less is better. It is about making the wisest possible investments of your time and energy doing only what…

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A book for students, parents, teachers & principals

Craig Owens

5 Stars

Nick Vujicic was born without arms or legs, as a result, he said he grew up being a “bully’s dream.” But Nick is an overcomer! He…

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Clearing away the clutter

Paul Jenkins

5 Stars

To be honest, I was expecting much when I agreed to read “Essentialism” for free in exchange for a review.  The title got my attention…

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