Fiction

Review of the girl in the road

Jordyn Blew

4.5 Stars

Excellent, culturally relevant novel. Terrific tale and gloriously written story.

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Dark Eden

katherine martiuk

4 Stars

I actually have a lot of really complicated feelings about this one. On the one hand, it has some fascinating worldbuilding and the…

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Barracuda - A Winner

Brenda Usher-Carpino

4.5 Stars

At first I was quite put off by a lack of chronological underpinnings to the narrative that puts forth the struggle of a…

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Barracuda, The coming of age of Daniel Kelly

Dee Sweet

2 Stars

AUTHOR: Christos Tsiolkas             # OF PAGES: …

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Non-Fiction

Pilgrim's Wilderness

Erin Cataldi

4 Stars

Nothing like a good ol' nonfiction book to make you say, "God's Underpants!!! What have I just read?!?!?!?!" I had never heard or read about…

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The best lies

J Green

5 Stars

Kim Philby rose easily through the ranks of MI6, England's foreign intelligence organization.  In a group made mostly of the upper class…

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A Little Respect, Please.

Richard Jones

2 Stars

These kinds of books really upset me.

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Book Review: "The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking" by Brendan I Koerner

wesley hoffmann

3.5 Stars

As I held this book I thought to myself, "Self, you don't like to fly.Why are you holding a book about hijacking airplanes?" I don't have a…

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Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin's Journey to Faith, Family and Freedom by Allen West

Vera Godley-ACS

5 Stars

I read Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin's Journey to Faith, Family and Freedomby Allen West.  Allen West is a…

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Cooking & Food

Cookbook Review-CHOPPED

Ashley Van Ness

5 Stars

So I have to admit, Jeffrey and I love to watch the worst television shows on earth. If there is a show with plot holes, predictable twists,…

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Sweet but Unsatisfying

Michelle Reynolds

3 Stars

Occasionally I will get incredibly excited about the idea behind a cookbook.  I consider myself a baker first and a "cook" a distant…

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Blue Ribbon Baking from a Redneck Kitchen - Review

Lori Ashton

5 Stars

Let me tell you about this wonderful book that I just finished reading!  Blue Ribbon baking is full of southern wit and charm .…

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Blue Ribbon Baking from a Redneck Kitchen by Francine Bryson

Jennifer Winberry

4 Stars

At the age of four, South Carolina born Francine Bryson pulled up a stool to her Granny’s & Nana’s counters learned how to make…

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A CookBook That Hits All The High Points: Simple Thai Food

sue roegge

5 Stars

What are the high points of a cook book you ask? Well of course they're my high points but I think you'll agree. I'm not sure it's simple to…

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Business

Book Review – Essentialism – The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

Mike Collins

4.5 Stars

Life is so complicated these days and it seems like we’re constantly being pulled in a dozen different…

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Essentialism (Book Review)

Nathan Johnson

4.5 Stars

I am a book fanatic and often read several books at the same time (

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Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown

Patricia Sappenfield

4.5 Stars

Many of the ideas were not new to me, but much of the book was thought provoking and changed my mind about what being minimalist is…

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Thrive by Arianna Huffington

Lisa Sanderson

4 Stars

Arianna Huffington realised that her life was on the wrong…

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What Color Is Your Parachute? Guide to Rethinking Resumes by Richard N. Bolles

Andrew Roche

5 Stars

As a young professional looking to break into the education scene, I am more than comfortable in stating that I have spent an exorbitant…

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Entertainment

Dear Luke...

Iris Greth

4.5 Stars

This had wonderful pop-culture references. It was great to read through them and have that lightbulb go off to what their refering to.I…

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How to Survive a Sharknado and Other Unnatural Disasters YA/NA/Adult

Trisha Perry

4.5 Stars

This was a funny survival manual on how to survive a sharknado, among other things.  I am not entirely sure how to review this, but it…

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"Just My Typo"--A Review

Tatum Rangel

5 Stars

"If you feel cold, put on a sweater, crap yourself in a blanket, or turn up the heat."For those of you who have always…

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CRAP TAXIDERMY and rubber gloves: my dog is terrified.

Ryan DeJonghe

4 Stars

My dog is terrified of this book. He’s already nervous about getting older, but the arrival of CRAP TAXIDERMY and the movement of me pulling…

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Reasons my kid is crying by Greg Pembroke Book Review (Blogging for Books)

Stacie Wyatt

5 Stars

I read Reasons my kid is crying by Greg Pembroke, in exchange for honest review from Blogging for Books. I received a paperback…

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Faith

A Fine Finish To A Lovely Series!

Miranda A. Uyeh

4.5 Stars

This book concludes the Amish Vines and Orchards Series, and in a fine way. This is one of those series that I started with the…

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A Good Story

Mary Blakely

4 Stars

This story is about a young girl, whose troubled upbringing, colors all her decisions and influences the choices she makes.  She is…

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Another Great Book by Cindy

Michelle Marble

5 Stars

I really enjoy Cindy's writing because I find it to be unique. Many Amish stories are all too similar but Cindy does a good job in…

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Book Review :)

Elizabeth Lay

5 Stars

The Pursuit of Tamsen Littlejohn by Lori BentonLori Benton is a very skilled author when it comes to writing…

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A Review of The Pursuit of Tamsen Littlejohn by Lori Benton

Martha Tews

3.5 Stars

The book started out really slow for me. It took me a while to actually want to read it. It seemed interesting, but it was a little boring.…

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Crafts, Home & Hobbies

Your Family in Pictures

Alisha Lotterle

4.5 Stars

Your Family in Pictures is a great book for those who tend to leave their camera settings on auto because they don’t have much time to…

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September Reading & Book Reviews

Crystal Brothers

4 Stars

This is a fun book. I would love to take more (and better quality) photos of my family. This book has a lot of great ideas that she calls…

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A great introduction to the culture of same-sex weddings/wedding photography!

Sarah Chapman

5 Stars

In this day and age, wedding photography is not exactly a new industry. While there is room for creative expression, there are already…

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Great How-To for Getting Out of Auto Shooting Mode

Sara Hobson

4.5 Stars

Last year, I took all my birthday and Christmas money and bought myself a nice, new Canon Rebel. Since then, I've been enjoying…

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Love This Book

KAREN CHILDRESS

5 Stars

I love this book!  I was not familiar with the author, Me Ra Koh, or her other books in the series.  However, I fell in…

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Better Living

Book Review – Essentialism – The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

Mike Collins

4.5 Stars

Life is so complicated these days and it seems like we’re constantly being pulled in a dozen different…

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Book Review: Bend Your Brain

Jason Hutchins

4 Stars

            When I first saw the ad for Bend Your Brain from the Minds Behind Marbles:…

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Bend Your Brain: 151 Puzzles, Tips, and Tricks to Blow (and Grow) Your Mind Review

cassandra mccann

5 Stars

My family loves to play with puzzles of all kinds. I had to get my hands on a copy of this book.  I was so happy I did.  The book…

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Fluent Forever - Book Review

Alexis Bennett

4 Stars

Knowing that I was soon going to be a language teacher to my two young kiddos, I was very interested in reading

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Puzzle your way to a healthier brain

Mark Wheeler

4 Stars

Marbles: The Brain Store is a chain devoted to building better brains. They offer puzzles and brain teasers to help enhance memory, build…

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