Fiction

So Much Promise

Talei Lawson

2 Stars

We hate it when books that look so exciting from the synopsis and cover turn out to be a poor fit for our readers. Bittersweet seemed to have…

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Summer House With Swimming Pool by Herman Koch

Samantha Coville

4.5 Stars

Marc has to come up with some answers and fast. His patient, famous actor Ralph Meier, has died and the widow's finger is pointed at the…

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A strange and amazing new book!

Julius McCarter

5 Stars

Michael Faber's Book of Strange New Things is part science-fiction, part Christ fiction.  It's a book that…

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The Divorce Papers

Elizabeth Flesher

1.5 Stars

I was thinking that The Divorce Papers by Susan Rieger would be a fun book since it is almost like my kid's graphic novels. The…

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Phenomenal

Nay Denise

5 Stars

I absolutely enjoyed this book! It kept me laughing, the writing style was unique and the characters were lovable. I definitely enjoyed the…

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Non-Fiction

The Invisible Front

Ayden Foster

4.5 Stars

Dreazen’s long-form examination of military death brings forward the terrible experiences of soldiers in peacetime as well as in wartime…

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A Spy Among Friends - a review

Melissa McCurdy

4 Stars

MacIntyre does a great job with this intricate, real-life spy thriller that played out over three decades. The story is exceptionally…

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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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Cooking & Food

My Perfect pantry?

shelby jardine

3.5 Stars

I'm on the fence with this cookbook. I loved the recipes and I adore Geoffrey Zakarian. He just classes up the joint to me. The layout of the…

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Bread Revolution

Emily Eastman

4 Stars

Peter Reinhart breaks down the process of bread making by way of heirloom flours, sprouted grains, and whole grains in his technique…

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The Skinny Taste Cookbook by Gina Homolka

Donna Payne

5 Stars

This is a great cookbook for those who want to both eat great tasting food and have it be healthier too!  I was not familiar with…

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Cooking in a French Farmhouse with Mimi Thorisson

Lavende Lemonade

5 Stars

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Business

A New Perspective on Decluttering

Jill Foley

5 Stars

I just finished reading Marie Kondo's book "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" and loved it. It has such a…

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Randall Harris

5 Stars

This small, delightful book by Marie Kondo, one of Japan’s foremost organizing and decluttering mavens, was a real treat to read.…

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Great Business Guide for Young & Old

Nicole Husbands

5 Stars

As a teenager, I remember reading business books directed toward my age group. I felt that they were too simplified and regurgitated the…

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Helpful!

Diane Estrella

4 Stars

Very interesting and well laid out.I, myself, have slight tendencies to over-save. My grandparents taught my parents a “Depression Era”…

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'The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up' by Marie Kondo

Melissa Smith

3.5 Stars

I have to admit to reading lots of de-cluttering books in the course of the last few years.  Most have the same theme threading…

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Entertainment

NPH: The World's Most Interesting Man

David Clements

5 Stars

As a product of the 90s (being born in 1987), I didn't watch Doogie Howser, MD. It was never on in my house. (Then again, there was never…

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Choose Your own Autobiography!

Jason Hutchins

4 Stars

After some of the pop books I’ve been reading, I’ve come to some conclusions-they’re typically not all that funny, and at times they can be…

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A Letter to My Cat: Notes to Our Best Friends by Lisa Erspamer

Linda Taba

3.5 Stars

Please take a moment to thank your cat for being so awesome. Felines tolerate humans in exchange for boxes, catnip, and meals. A…

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Furry Logic, 10th Anniversary Edition A Guide to Life's Little Challenges Jane Seabrook

Vera Godley

5 Stars

This book is FUN! The innuendos and sly humour are absolutely terrific. Droll expressions on the critters drawn by the artist are so apt to…

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Faith

Book Review, "A Love Undone," Cindy Woodsmall author

Kara Krupinski

5 Stars

A Love Undone, by Cindy Woodsmall, is a wonderful book.  It is the story of forbidden love, according to the rules of the…

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REVIEW: When Mercy Rains

Marnie Caldwell

4 Stars

Suzanne Zimmerman, estranged from her Mennonite family, is asked to come home and help with her mom.  Trained as a nurse, Suzanne…

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When the Soul Mends

Margaret Stone

5 Stars

When the Soul Mends is the third e book ina wonderful series by Cindy Woodsmall. Althought he premise of the book in that an Amish girl has…

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"A Love Undone"

Elizabeth Dennison

5 Stars

Cindy Woodsmall's "A Love undone" is a very touching love story of a young woman and a grass widower. At nineteen years of age, Jolene…

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A Love Undone // a review

Hannah Olson

4.5 Stars

One of the someday-dreams my husband and I have is to own a house with a library in it - imagine, a room dedicated solely to the storage,…

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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

A New Perspective on Decluttering

Jill Foley

5 Stars

I just finished reading Marie Kondo's book "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" and loved it. It has such a…

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Randall Harris

5 Stars

This small, delightful book by Marie Kondo, one of Japan’s foremost organizing and decluttering mavens, was a real treat to read.…

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Great Language Learning Book!

Jason Hanselman

4 Stars

Wyner has a very engaging style of writing... which is very important for the subject matter he is handling.  Learning a language is not…

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Book Review: New American Herbal

Megan Sybrant

5 Stars

Okay so I received this book from Blogging for Books because I just…

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Beautiful Herbs

Vanessa King

5 Stars

I was so excited when I found this book on the Blogging for Books website!  I have been wanting to learn more about using herbs, both…

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