Fiction

Mother, Mother... Oh.. Mother...

Cathy Field

4 Stars

Zailckas' "Mother, Mother," peels back the multi-layered onion that is...family. Her breathtaking but blatantly honest - and thus at times…

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Dive right in

Linda Johnson

3.5 Stars

I trudged through Koch's previous book, "The Dinner", since I had immense trouble with the actions which were the basis for the…

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The Book of Strange New Things: A Book Review

Michelle Morgan

.5 Stars

Today I am reviewing The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber. The premise of the book is that a Christian missionary, Peter, goes into…

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A book that makes you go Hmmmm!

Barbara Pizarro

4 Stars

I wasn’t quite amazed by this book but I did enjoy it. The writing is beautiful and enjoyed the fact that it took place in a…

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O, Africa, Oh No

Tad Ottman

2 Stars

The comparisons for O, Africa aimed too high and delivered too little.  The comparisons to E.L. Doctorow and Michael Chabon raise…

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Non-Fiction

those forgotten places

Miriam Kahn

4 Stars

Do you ever wonder about the towns  you drive through, the events that happened there over the years? Well, Carroll's book "Here is…

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A Must-Read

Denise McFarland

5 Stars

The Invisible Front: Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War by Yochi Dreazen is an exhaustive look at the huge crisis threatening our troops:…

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When Lions Roar

Jennifer McClelland

3 Stars

I have a huge love of history and anything that connects the USA to England is something I take special interest in. Maybe that's why I had…

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With Friends Like This...

P.L. O'Sullivan

5 Stars

Much has been written about Kim Philby, the notorious British turncoat who operated freely for thirty years. Author Ben Macintyre takes a…

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Review of “Without You, There is No Us”

Richard Mansel

5 Stars

“Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea’s Elite” by Suki Kim is a powerful, frightening true story about a brave…

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Cooking & Food

The Pizza Bible

Theresa F

5 Stars

The Pizza Bible is written by world pizza champ Tony Gemignani.  If you love pizza this is absolutely the cookbook for…

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Review

molly burke

4.5 Stars

When Gunnar Karl Gislason opened Restaurant Dill in 2009, he wanted to focus on celebrating Iceland's traditional cuisine, but doing…

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Martha Stewart One Pot is a Great Addition to your Cookbook Library!

Claire Talbot

5 Stars

I received a copy of "Martha Stewart Living One Pot" from Blogging for Books for an honest review.   One Pot is another quality…

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The Skinnytaste Cookbook by Gina Homolka (A book review)

Jonathan Gilbert

4.5 Stars

I enjoy good food and my increasing waistline shows it.  Because of these two facts, I am often on the lookout for new recipes for meals…

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Business

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Cindy Baum

5 Stars

This is one of the best books on simplifying and decluttering that I've read in a while as it goes beyond the obvious purging of old, broken,…

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up - Marie Kondo - Review

Tiffany Hersh

3 Stars

Marie Kondo is a consultant who helps her clients learn how to tidy up their homes in such a way that she promises they will never have to do…

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Creating a Life of Well Being - THRIVE

Leslie Skinner

4.5 Stars

What a refreshing view of how to slow down, catch up and enjoy the world around you. Arianna Huffington talks realistically about what it…

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Book Review: Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Pamela Swearingen

5 Stars

Written by a famous organizational expert who hails from Japan, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up is a smart and efficient…

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Beyond IQ: the Review

Elizabeth Tyree

4 Stars

*Full Disclosure* I received an e-copy of this book in exchange for an HONEST review.Book: Beyond IQ: Scientific Tools for Training Problem…

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Entertainment

Funny stuff

Lynnette Kopetsky

4 Stars

I received this book for free from Blogging for Books for this…

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Girl Talk, Like Reading Big Sister's Journal

Mandi Hill

4.5 Stars

At first, I was irked by the books format/font. But as I got into it, it made me smile. The illustrations are very tongue in cheek, and it's…

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Review: Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial? by Guy Consolmagno and Paul Mueller

Lynn Nelthropp

3.5 Stars

Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?... By Guy Consolmagno, SJ & Paul…

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Irreverently fun

AngeJoli Ring

4 Stars

Everyone is at the lake, where…

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Neil Patrick Harris, What - A - Book!

Rockett Novak

4.5 Stars

The CoverI really really liked this cover. It really did remind me of the old choose-your-own adventure books, but…

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Faith

Review: Daugher of Highland Hall

Cassie Payne

4 Stars

The Daughter of Highland Hall is book two in the Carrie Turansky's…

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Review: The Daughter of Highland Hall by Carrie Turansky

Heidi Robbins

4 Stars

This book is told from multiple points of view and has several plots going on. I think it worked in this case since none are too complex…

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Sweet Story of Growing Up

Elsie Hilton

4 Stars

I read the first book in this series The Governess of Highland Hall. This book picks up right after that, but I think it could…

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A Love Undone Review

Amanda Talbert

4.5 Stars

This review is for the book "A Love Undone" by Cindy Woodsmall. I love Cindy Woodsmall and I have enjoyed every book I have read by her.…

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WHEN THE SOUL MENDS

gayle pace

5 Stars

 REVIEW  An old order Amish young woman, Hannah, left her home after her fiance, Paul absolutely refused to hear…

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Crafts, Home & Hobbies

Your Family In Pictures: Learning to Take Better Family Pics

Stacie Branson

5 Stars

On my journey to becoming a photographer, I recently requested a complimentary book to review called, "Your Family In Pictures, the…

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Inspires Thoughtful Photography

Ashley Boulais

4 Stars

I received a free copy of this book, Your Family in Pictures, from bloggingforbooks.com for writing a review! I received the book in the…

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your family in pictures Me Ra Koh

Lori Lawson

5 Stars

I am nothing more than a hobby photographer. I don't charge family and friends for photos because I'm not good enough to make any money off…

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Finally, a Book for Us Good-Looking Folks!

Matt Forster

5 Stars

We’re a handsome family, I am not too humble to admit. And while it might not be apparent during the day-to-day, we have been known take a…

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Better Living

The New American Herbal Review

Shelle Wells

4 Stars

The New American Herbal by Stephen OrrI have a “thing” for herb books. There are probably twenty of them in my library and…

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Excellent Resource!

Heather Vogler

5 Stars

I own many books written about herbs and most of them are frustratingly vague or lacking clear recommend this book for anyone interested…

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Girl Talk, Like Reading Big Sister's Journal

Mandi Hill

4.5 Stars

At first, I was irked by the books format/font. But as I got into it, it made me smile. The illustrations are very tongue in cheek, and it's…

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Bend Your Brain

Elizabeth Aubern

1 Star

I was excited to review this book-at first. The cover is unique, and the foreword got me excited to read on. However, I was confounded from…

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