Fiction

Bittersweet- A Page Turner

Jenifer Howard

4 Stars

It started out as the perfect summer with her college roommate, Ev Winslows. Mabel couldn't ask for much more than to spend her summer…

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Aurora Blackwell

3.5 Stars

I really liked it.

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Bookwasted's Review of Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

Sheena Milteer

5 Stars

“Bittersweet exposes the Gothic underbelly of an idyllic worlds of privilege and an outsider’s hunger to belong.”I found…

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Mommy Troubles

Leanna Levandowski

4 Stars

Mother, Mother is a fast paced psychological thriller about a dysfunctional family who appears to be perfect on the outside but on…

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Disturbing and disgusting

emma cazabonne

3 Stars

I decided not to read The Dinner by the same author last year, because it sounded much too similar to

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Non-Fiction

Great Book of Interesting USA Facts and Stories

Michael Deutsch

4.5 Stars

Here is Where: Discovering America's Great Forgotten History by Andrew Carroll is an imposing book by it’s size, but is a…

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The Buy Side

Hanna Lei

5 Stars

The Buy SideA Wall Street Trader's Tale of Spectacular ExcessBy Turney DuffA true account by a former…

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I Now Brake for Historical Markers. A Review of Here is Where: Discovering America's Great Forgotten History

L. A. Kelley

4.5 Stars

Pity the poor suffering student trapped in a stuffy classroom with an aging professor droning away about white guys fighting. For most…

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I went in expecting excess, but walked away with life lessons.

Ryan DeJonghe

5 Stars

“DO NOT READ THIS BOOK IF YOU HATE: sex, alcohol, happy hour, models, ecstasy, cocaine, pornography, mature hookers, wall street mafia, drug…

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HRC: State Secrets And The Rebirth Of Hillary Clinton

Rosemarie Brown

4.5 Stars

Expecting a "tell all" biography about the ambitious, driven woman that so many love to hate, I was pleasantly surprised…

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Cooking & Food

Go from Clueless in the Kitchen to a Cooking Diva with Kitchen Confidence

Lisa Rufle

4 Stars

True Confession time: I hate cooking. Scratch that, I don't like cooking. Wait, that isn't quite right either. I think what I'm trying to …

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Cookbook Review: The B.T.C. Old-Fashioned Grocery Cookbook

Amanda Keeton

4 Stars

I recently received The B.T.C. Old-Fashioned Grocery Cookbook by Alexe Van Beuren with recipes by Dixie Grimes to review from

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the b.t.c. old-fashioned grocery cookbook: recipes and stories from a southern revival

Cecelia Larsen

4.5 Stars

The other night my friend Leigh (displaced Texan and a total sweetheart) texted to see what I was up to.  She had just flown…

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Fried and True - A Cookbook which will have you Frying within minutes!

Laurie Forman

5 Stars

This month I was fortunate to obtain an awesome Cookbook which had me in the kitchen checking my available ingredients within the hour…

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kitchen confidence

Amanda Holmes

5 Stars

I can`t say I have watched Kelsey Nixon`s show, Kelsey` Essentials, but I was eager to get a hold of this cookbook, with its tips and…

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Business

Essentialism

Donna Parker

5 Stars

I started reading Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown (Crown Business)…

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The One Book That Every College Graduate Should Receive

Tim Roberts

5 Stars

We've all had them: those milestones in our lives when we are making a transition from one stage to another.  Some of them are subtle,…

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Measuring Success

Ashley Morris

3.5 Stars

I recently read Thrive: The Third…

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Book Review: Young Entrepreneur’s Guide to Starting and Running a Business

Jonathan Ping

3 Stars

I believe that entrepreneurialism is, like many things, a combination of talent and learned skill. Some people will take to it naturally, but…

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Definitely worth reading!

Crystal Carney

4.5 Stars

For several months I have been praying about how to start selling the crochet items that I make. I made a facebook page, blog, twitter,…

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Entertainment

Reason's My Kid is Crying Book Review

Laurie Kelly-Stahlnecker

5 Stars

As a parent of two little ones under the age of four, I loved this book. Flipping through the pages I laughed out loud and nodded my…

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LOL Word Fun

Erin O'Riordan

4 Stars

As you may have guessed from the fact that I continually read, write, and edit, I love words. I love wordplay, and typographical errors are…

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Underwhelmed

Reid McCormick

2 Stars

I picked up this book after reading the praises given by some of my favorite comedians. The simplest way to put it: I was underwhelmed.…

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My Humble Opinion on Reasons My Kid Is Crying

Colleen Moore

4.5 Stars

I was recently sent a copy of Reasons My Kid Is Crying by Greg Penboke for review. GREG PEMBROKE is the father of two sons (and…

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Book Review: Reasons My Kid Is Crying by Greg Pembroke

Beth Averill

5 Stars

When I first got this book I thought it would just be silly, and I would get a few laughs. But no. This book is exactly what I go…

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Faith

A Broken Kind of Beautiful

Kimberly Webb

5 Stars

I just finished an incredible book! A Broken Kind of Beautiful by Katie…

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Book Review: A Broken Kind of Beautiful

Emily Russell

3.5 Stars

My Thoughts:THUMBS UP: The character are developed and easy to connect with. From the very beginning, even when I struggled to…

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"A Stillness of Chimes" by Meg Moseley

Erin Mifflin

3 Stars

Meg Moseley's third novel tells the story of Laura, Sean, and Cassie, who promised at age 12 to always be there for each other. Now 18 years…

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Perfecring Kate

maureen downing

4 Stars

Kate is a painter of children's murals. She is a bit on the frumpy side with naturally curly hair. Kate attends church on a regular basis and…

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Perfecring Kate

maureen downing

4 Stars

Kate is a painter of children's murals. She is a bit on the frumpy side with naturally curly hair. Kate attends church on a regular basis and…

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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 -- a review

Warren Richardson

4 Stars

I am a novice artist, teaching myself to draw, sketch and paint, using either a pencil or watercolor paints. I have a set of colored…

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Art Book Review: Urban Watercolor Sketching by Felix Scheinberger

Dena McMurdie

5 Stars

What a fun book! It's been a long time since I've painted anything, but this book got me excited about it again. The…

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Better Living

Essentialism

Donna Parker

5 Stars

I started reading Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown (Crown Business)…

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HOPE FOR THE BULLIED

Nora St Laurent

5 Stars

I’m thankful for a review copy of a book that showed me another side of this amazing man. He has such a great outlook on life. It wasn’t…

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Review: Animal Wise

Brenda Royce

4 Stars

Several themes emerged while reading Virginia Morell’s Animal Wise (recently issued in paperback from Broadway Books), beyond…

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Review: Animal Wise by Virginia Morell

Meg Wessell

4.5 Stars

I am unequivocally an animal person. If it's fluffy, I've probably thought of what it would be like to have as a pet. If it's feathery, I've…

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Not My Cup o'Tea

Maryanne Hipple

2 Stars

REVIEW:I was very excited about reading and reviewing this book. I had seen a YouTube video of Nick and was mesmerized by his…

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