Fiction

Barracuda by Christos Tsiolkas

Kelly Derry

3.5 Stars

3.5 Stars“I see a beautiful gigantic swimmer swimming naked through the eddies of the sea, His brown hair lies close and…

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Complex secrets set this book apart

Hilary McCarthy

4 Stars

I chose this book partially because of the gorgeous cover art and partially because I love reading books that have the setting of a town on…

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A Safari within two endpieces

Nicole Reid

3.5 Stars

Oh, Africa! takes readers to places they've never been--on the sets of 1920s New York-based films and halfway across the world to the…

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Review of tantric coconuts.

Stephanie Lucente

4.5 Stars

I had come across blogging fro books through facebook. I thought why not give it a try. I'll be honest. I mostly read young adult…

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A heart-warming, fun novel

Sara Modahl

4 Stars

This novel told the story of three distinct characters whose lives cross in the most interesting and creative of ways.  All three…

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Non-Fiction

Because Hillary is Basically a Badass.

Lisa Racine

4.5 Stars

A Short Review of a Really Long BookFor my first Blogging For Books (c) post, I wanted to step out of my usual reading…

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"Stages of Hillary"

Violet Nesdoly

4 Stars

“‘I sort of describe it as “stages of Hillary,” one member of Defense Secretary Robert Gates’s inner circle said. ‘You know, you…

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Fascinating nonfiction

Jaclyn Day

5 Stars

This is masterful, fascinating nonfiction. My favorite nonfiction has the ability to pique my extreme interest in topics that could, in…

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The Skies Belong to Us #Book Review

Dee Dee Mozeleski

4 Stars

I took my first flight when I was three years old. I was too young to have any real memories of that flight, but I do have pictures of…

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Cooking & Food

A Southern Gem!

Sandra Lassiter

5 Stars

So much more than 'just' a cookbook, "The B.T.C. Old-Fashioned Grocery Cookbook" is filled with stories and history, some that just make…

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Extra Virgin recipes

Lavende Lemonade

4 Stars

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Sweet

Cheryl (Spencer)

4.5 Stars

Through the years I’ve been disappointed by a string of cookbooks. They’re now hidden away in the back of my kitchen cabinet, neglected…

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Kitchen Confidence by Kelsey Nixon - Review

Crystal Carder

5 Stars

*Disclaimer: I received this book in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.Have you ever needed a good…

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Extra Virgin

Sarah Clark

4.5 Stars

I don’t eat much Italian food with the exception of pizza. It’s not that I don’t like it – in fact, I love it – I just feel like there have…

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Business

Channel your inner Quixote and achieve your impossible dream.

Ryan DeJonghe

4 Stars

This book is not about happiness. Throughout, the author writes about loneliness, failure, despair, and the “post-quest funk”. If you…

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Beyond IQ Review

Kevin Smith

4 Stars

I recently read Beyond IQ by Garth Sundem. Beyond IQ is a self help book that helps an individual improve practical IQ by explaining…

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Intriguing Concept, Mediocre Execution

Amy Gentile

2.5 Stars

Beyond IQ by Garth Sundem started off strong, with a great analogy about how IQ was like the engine of a car, while "Practical…

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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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Entertainment

Channel your inner Quixote and achieve your impossible dream.

Ryan DeJonghe

4 Stars

This book is not about happiness. Throughout, the author writes about loneliness, failure, despair, and the “post-quest funk”. If you…

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Dear Luke, We need to talk...

amanda geist

4.5 Stars

Dear Luke, We Need To Talk is a new book by author John Moe featuring many pop culture correspondences that will make you…

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Girl Talk

Patricia Janes

3.5 Stars

Girl Talk- Unsolicited Advice For Modern Ladies An Illustrated Guide by Christine Young is a new coffee table book that would make the…

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If the author's lack of focus doesn't give you a headache, the illustrations sure will!

marcia anderson

2 Stars

“I understand putting your wit into a book in order to get your message across but also engrain your personality into your writing. This book…

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Girl Talk

Alisha Francis

4.5 Stars

Girl Talk Unsolicited Advice for Modern Ladies by Christie Young. Publisher Potter Style Sold By Random House. Book Design, Cover &…

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Faith

Nice!

Alyssa Washburn

3 Stars

REVIEW: When the Soul Mends by Cindy…

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A Table by the Window

LIsa Johnson

3 Stars

Juliette D’Alisa is a food writer for the local newspaper.  Her entire life has been steeped in food, cooking, restaurants and…

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A Love Undone

Jennifer McClelland

4 Stars

This is the first book about the Amish faith that I've read and really enjoyed. I loved the characters and they reached out of the page and…

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Eh.

Lauren Blanchard

3 Stars

I picked this book thinking it might have been a fun change of pace, but it was Smarm City. It wasn't for me, long story short. I little too…

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Forever Friday book reveiw

Sarah Osburn

3 Stars

I had forgotten to review this book way back when I read it last year.  I received it through Blogging for Books and just never actually…

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Crafts, Home & Hobbies

Capturing Love

Tanya Arcucci

3.5 Stars

I received his book from Blogging For Books in exchange for a review. All opinions are my own.The New Art of Capturing Love is a really nice…

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August Reads

Amanda Emerson

5 Stars

My sister-in-law suggested this book and I am so glad that she did!  One of my goals over the past few years has been to improve my…

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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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Better Living

Channel your inner Quixote and achieve your impossible dream.

Ryan DeJonghe

4 Stars

This book is not about happiness. Throughout, the author writes about loneliness, failure, despair, and the “post-quest funk”. If you…

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Book Review: Fluent Forever by Gabriel Wyner

Jenny Wright

5 Stars

Fluent Forever:  How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget it by Gabriel Wyner is a departure from the normal Christian…

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Girl Talk

Patricia Janes

3.5 Stars

Girl Talk- Unsolicited Advice For Modern Ladies An Illustrated Guide by Christine Young is a new coffee table book that would make the…

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If the author's lack of focus doesn't give you a headache, the illustrations sure will!

marcia anderson

2 Stars

“I understand putting your wit into a book in order to get your message across but also engrain your personality into your writing. This book…

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Girl Talk

Alisha Francis

4.5 Stars

Girl Talk Unsolicited Advice for Modern Ladies by Christie Young. Publisher Potter Style Sold By Random House. Book Design, Cover &…

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