Fiction

Perfect summer beach read! Loved "Bittersweet"!

Amy Kochensparger

5 Stars

Summer reading on fire - perfect beach read of the summer! Taking a break from teaching, I chose to read "Bittersweet", by Miranda…

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RUBY by Cynthia Bond

Darlene Cruz

5 Stars

An intense, dark and cruel account of young Ruby Bell life.  Once you start reading one cannot put his book down.  Flipping page…

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My Life in Middlemarch: A Book Review

Catherine Saylor

4.5 Stars

I first read George…

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"The Girl in the Road" get into the Girl in my Head

Jennifer Corkern

3 Stars

Ok ladies and gents. I've received another free ebook from blogging for books. This time it is A Girl in the Road by Monica…

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O, Africa! A Novel Review

susan smoaks

5 Stars

My Review - Andrew Lewis Conn has written a book that is fun to read. I love the comedy. I couldn't put it down. This novel is very…

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Non-Fiction

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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Essential Reading for those 50 and Over

Susan Irwin

5 Stars

This is an excellent resource that covers nearly every financial situation that can arise for those who are preparing for or already…

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Not Bad Puff Piece

Richard Jones

4 Stars

This is basically a puff piece on Secretary Clinton. It covers her defeat in 2008 and her subsequent rise.

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Showing Up is Not All of Life…HRC

Dee Dee Mozeleski

4.5 Stars

Showing Up is Not All of Life…HRC             If you’re a lover of…

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Cooking & Food

Beautiful Cookbook

Sandi Miller

5 Stars

The B.T.C. Old Fashioned Grocery Cookbook is absolutely beautiful. I haven’t had the opportunity to prepare any of the recipes in the book…

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My Passage to Paris...

Laurie Forman

4 Stars

I recently received the beautiful Cookbook; My Paris Kitchen by David Lebovitz.  This hefty book was my cooking ticket back to…

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The Chopped Cookbook

Anne Campbell

5 Stars

If you're a fan of the Chopped show on Food Network and have ever wondered if you could master the basket, then…

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Simple Thai Food:Classic Recipes from the Thai Home Kitchen by Leela Punyaratabanhu

Melissa Hallenbeck

4.5 Stars

I just had a chance to try a recipe from "Simple Thai Food: Classic Recipes from the Thai Home Kitchen" by Leela…

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Quick and Easy Thai Food

Anne McLaughlin

4 Stars

Some cookbooks don't live up to their titles, but Leela Punyaratabandhu's "

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Business

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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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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Almost Everything is Non-Essential

Jason Hanselman

5 Stars

Essentialism is a great read — one of the best book I have read in a long time. One chapter sums up the book very well: Discern – The…

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Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less - Book Review

Marcia Wilwerding

5 Stars

Greg McKeown's book, 

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Entertainment

Just My Typo

Jennifer Winberry

3.5 Stars

Just My Typo: From “Sinning with the Choir” to “The Untied States” compiled by Drummond Moir (Three Rivers Press) My life is rife…

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Entry #2 - Funny to a point

Dorothy Vandunk

4 Stars

While reading this book i lost my place a lot. It's a very good book and had me laughing a lot, but i didn't understand some of the things…

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Duck and Cover: How to Survive a Sharknado and Other Unnatural Disasters by Andrew Shaffer

L. A. Kelley

4 Stars

 I received this book for free from Blogging for…

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Dad is Fat by Jim Gaffigan

Becky LeJeune

4 Stars

I'm not a HUGE stand up fan. Yes, I enjoy it. Yes, we frequent our local comedy club (shout out to Comedy Works). And yes, since the launch…

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Reasons My Kid is Crying by Greg Pembroke

Lauren Becker

4 Stars

I might not be a parent, but I have a niece and nephew and many of my friends have children, so I knew I would find this book hilarious,…

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Faith

Seasons of Tomorrow by Cindy Woodsmall

Katie Edgar

4 Stars

Seasons of Tomorrow (Amish Vines and Orchards, book 4) by Cindy Woodsmall

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The Pursuit of Tamsen Littlejohn

Linda Wilson

5 Stars

The Pursuit of Tamsen Littlejohn by Lori Benton   Tamsen Littlejohn is being forced to marry a man she has never met by her step…

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The Pursuit of a Sweet Love Story

Barb Faasse

4 Stars

The Pursuit of Tamsen Littlejohn was indeed a sweet love story.  It has intrigue, romance, danger--all the elements a…

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A Table By the Window Review - EXCELLENT!

Sarah Massey

4 Stars

This book was for more than I ever expected. If you love novels with a bit of romance in the mix… this book is for you.  Juliette…

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Gone South: Book Review

Marissa Suddreth

4.5 Stars

Gone South by Meg MoseleyPublisher: Multnomah BooksFiction: Religious, Southern,…

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Crafts, Home & Hobbies

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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The New Colored Pencil

Sue Hill

4 Stars

"The New Colored Pencil" is a new publication by Watson Guptill authored by Kristy Ann Kutch. You can expect wonderful art books…

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Review: The New Colored Pencil, by Kristy Ann Krutch

Elizabeth Fregoso

5 Stars

This was one of the best colored pencil instruction books I have encountered thus far! Ms Krutch provides so many crucial tips and techniques…

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Better Living

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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Almost Everything is Non-Essential

Jason Hanselman

5 Stars

Essentialism is a great read — one of the best book I have read in a long time. One chapter sums up the book very well: Discern – The…

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