Fiction

Mesmerizing, vivid, and unforgettable

Amy Kochensparger

5 Stars

The Girl in the Road is a hauntingly beautiful story filled with surprises as we see two lives unfold in modern Africa: one of a…

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Prayers for the Stolen (Jennifer Clements)

Sarah Storm

2 Stars

Prayers for the Stolen by Jennifer Clements is a terrifying portrayal of life in rural Mexico for Ladydi and her small community of…

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The Divorce Papers by Susan Rieger - Book Review

Nethra Ram

3 Stars

This book took me by surprise. I started out liking the epistolary format, then the legal jargon began to flow and actual legal citations…

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Mother, Mother -- A Tale of Terror

Courtney Hartmann

4 Stars

Mother, Mother is a psychological drain of a book. It's gripping, intriguing, yet terrifying at parts. It's interesting that the perspective…

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Bittersweet says it all

April Walker

2 Stars

The characters in Bittersweet were a little over the top for my taste. Seemed like they (or the writer) was trying too hard. I like real,…

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Non-Fiction

The Joy of the Gospel Review

Chris Hennessey

3 Stars

Evangelii Gaudium or The Joy of the Gospel was an apostolic exhortation delivered by Pope Francis on November 24, 2013, which was the…

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Sparrow's Book Review: {The Underground Girls of Kabul | Jenny Nordberg}

Claudia Arroyo

5 Stars

SPARROW'S THOUGHTS:NOTE: In view of the non-fictional account of true events within this book, this will most likely…

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Walking in Afghanistan

Spencer Cummins

4 Stars

The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan by Jenny Nordberg Take a country who rejoices in the birth…

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Here is Where

Dallas Claypool

5 Stars

If you love history but have always wanted to go just a little bit deeper, this is the book for you: Here is Where: Discovering America's…

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Deep and yet poetic in nature...

juan bonilla

5 Stars

I have always been fascinated with learning more about the secret state of North Korea. To me it has always been very interesting to see…

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Cooking & Food

The Slanted Door: A Cookbook Review

Lori Strahan

3.5 Stars

If you are looking for a beautiful cookbook, one that could be a “coffee table” book, this is it.  This book is delightful to simply…

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Book Review: Sunday Suppers

Nadia Hassan

5 Stars

In a nutshell: If Anthropologie authored a cookbook, this is what it would look like.Best…

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Put those pantry staples to use!

Deborah Harroun

4.5 Stars

So – before I had a copy in my hands, all I could do was judge it by it’s cover. 150 recipes from 50 essential ingredients. I was expecting a…

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French Roots: A Couples' Love for Each Other and Cuisine

Katie Johnstonbaugh

3 Stars

This charming cookbook filled with lovely life stories from Jean-Pierre and Denise Moulle traces the couple’s history from France to…

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pasta

brandy baldwin

4 Stars

The publisher's blurb calls this an "elevated" guide to pasta. If "elevated" means "complex and difficult" then the blurb is spot on.…

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Business

Review: Marie Kondo’s “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up”

Kate Hughes

5 Stars

I recently had the opportunity to read “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” a book by Marie Kondo. I’d never heard of her until a couple…

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I'm not the target for this book, I'm quite sure, but I liked it anyway

Rebecca Gudino

4 Stars

I am a stay-at-home mom with young kids who has nothing to do with the business world, but Payne's writing-style and…

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What Color Is Your Parachute 2015 by Richard N. Bolles

JACKIE PAULSON

5 Stars

I wish to thank Blogging for Books for a free copy of this book in order to post an honest review.  The reason I chose this book is…

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Decide, then follow through

Bruce Willix

4.5 Stars

Take Command is written by Jake Wood a former Marine Sniper about the leadership principles he learned from his time in the US Marine Corp.…

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Entertainment

Hilariously Funny

Corey Finnell

4.5 Stars

If you're a Jim Gaffigan fan such as myself this book is a must buy! Hilariously funny I just could not put it down. Jim effortlessly makes…

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Great, Sarcastic Fun

Kelly Conley

5 Stars

 Let me start off by saying, the front cover is so adorable.  I was not familiar with the Furry Logic series of books, so I was…

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Crap Taxidermy

Matt Kelsey

4 Stars

If you ever wondered what an earless snow leopard, a snaggletoothed bat or the ultra-rare Assquatch looked like, then wonder no more.…

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Faith

A beautiful love story, Cindy did a wonderful job on this book.

Wendy Newcomb

5 Stars

It's been a while since I've read one of Cindy's books and how I have missed them! This was one wonderful love story about two very strong…

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Not for Me

Kerry Cogan

2 Stars

I've been sick all week, so in picking out a book to read, I wanted something quick and easy that would require little effort on my part as I…

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Great Christmas read!

Vanessa Carroll

4 Stars

This is a great book for this Christmas season. It's gets you in the mood for the holidays. It is a story with many layers and keeps…

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A novel of Family Secrets and Heirloom Recipes

Rynette McGee

5 Stars

A Table by the Window is a very uplifting story about family, romance, and life. It is listed under Christian Fiction,…

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Crafts, Home & Hobbies

Your Family In Pictures by Me Ra Koh

Bonnie Brewer

4 Stars

Originally a writer, Me Ra Koh didn't start taking pictures until she was thirty yeas old.  She discovered photography after…

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New Art of Capturing Love: LGBT Weddings

Lauren Becker

4 Stars

I might not be a professional photographer, but I can admire good photography. Plus, I'm a big fan of love, in all types of forms.…

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Your Family in Pictures #Review

Ann Williams

5 Stars

Anyone who knows me, knows I love to take pictures.  Most pictures turn out pretty good, but I wanted to learn how…

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Your Family In Pictures

Shannon Hearne

5 Stars

  I was excited to review this book.Pictures are a huge part of our family. This book has tons of great scenarios and tutorials on how…

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Recipes for taking great photos

Jennifer Verbrugge

4 Stars

I recently purchased a fancy DSLR camera. My intention was to take beautiful photos of my beautiful family. Turns out, those cameras are a…

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Better Living

Book Review: Sunday Suppers

Nadia Hassan

5 Stars

In a nutshell: If Anthropologie authored a cookbook, this is what it would look like.Best…

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Review: Marie Kondo’s “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up”

Kate Hughes

5 Stars

I recently had the opportunity to read “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” a book by Marie Kondo. I’d never heard of her until a couple…

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Whet your herbal appetite with The New American Herbal

Christine Dalziel

4 Stars

Review: The New American Herbal by Stephen Orr 4 stars out of 5 Once you master growing vegetables in a few raised…

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Sometimes my brain can't bend far enough, but I still enjoyed it

Martha Woods

4 Stars

(I received a copy of this book from Blogging For Books in exchange for an honest review. However I was not compensated for writing a review…

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