Fiction

Barracuda: Coming of age tale of a young athlete

Svetlana Lasrado

3 Stars

Title: Barracuda Author: Christos Tsiolkas Publisher: Hogarth Published: September 9, 2014 (First…

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Delightful

Erin O'Riordan

4.5 Stars

Delightful - I enjoyed reading this more than I actually enjoyed reading 

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Kept me up at night, I couldnt stop reading or being scared!

Crystal Wall

5 Stars

I just finished my copy of Gillian Flynn's Sharp Objects. This is my kind of book. A family story, a family of girls, a twisted mother and a…

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Not what I expected

Tara Santiago

2.5 Stars

I read many spiritual "relationship" books and was expecting good things from this book, unfortunately it was not what I was expecting. …

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Book Review: Barracuda by Christos Tsolkas

Monica Staton

4.5 Stars

There are some novels that remain on the fringes of your mind forever. Long after you've flipped the final page and lingered over the…

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Non-Fiction

Why are girls being raised as boys?

Carol Papuga

5 Stars

This fascinating, interesting book by journalist, Jenny Nordberg deals with the current status and treatment of women in Afghanistan. …

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Superb Read!

Nicole Morgan

5 Stars

A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal by Ben Macintyre is a fascinating read about the duplicity of the most…

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Insider Information to Make You Think

Becki Bishop

4 Stars

What a wealth of information this book provides! The insider secrets will make you sit back and wonder what has become of our nation's…

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Book Review: The Underground Girls of Kabul

Busy Brunette

5 Stars

        I literally just finished this book and had to immediately begin writing the review, as I am that…

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Cooking & Food

Extra Virgin is a Smokin' Hot Cookbook!!

Tina Culbertson

5 Stars

Extra Virgin by Gabriele Corcos and Debi Mazar is one of the most beautifully photographed, detailed with passionate backstories and…

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Sweet: Our Best Cupcakes, Cookies, Candy, and More by Editors of Food Network Magazine

Melissa Tumino

5 Stars

Sweet: Our Best Cupcakes, Cookies, Candy, and More is one of the best dessert books I have ever owned. I don’t usually make a lot of sweets…

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Magnificent cookbook

Valerie Belley

5 Stars

Iceland cooking This is a great winter cookbook! From the pictures of scenery in…

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Simple Thai Food

Pam Capone

5 Stars

Ms. Punyaratabandhu is the award winning author of She Simmers, Thai Home Cooking…

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Great Title for a Great Book

Michele Lawrence

5 Stars

     I received a free copy of Sweets from Blogging for Books in return for an honest review.  Food Network…

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Business

Beyond IQ?

Deena Shoemaker

3.5 Stars

Beyond IQ lures the reader in with an interesting concept. Garth Sundem covers the different aspects of the brain that deal with…

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The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting & Running a Business

Anne Campbell

5 Stars

The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting & Running a Business: Turn Your Ideas Into Money! by Steve Mariotti is…

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Never Eat Alone

NADA A

5 Stars

Never Eat Alone, Expanded and Updated: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time by Keith Ferrazzi and Tahl Raz is both a…

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How to achieve at what matters ...

James Scott Jr

4 Stars

The business world worships at the alter of multi-tasking, and it's leaders are heralded when they can figure out how to do more with the…

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Nothing New Here

Kimm Schaut

1.5 Stars

Not really different from other books in thus genre, The Happiness of Pursuit comes from a viewpoint of privilege. While it does provide…

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Entertainment

Dad is Fat

Jenni VanDeVoorde

4 Stars

***This was posted to my blog (my Goodreads review follows underneath)****Book 53 of my 2014 Reading…

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Damn fine read

Adam Pober

4 Stars

I've been a fan of McSweeney's since I picked up "Created in Darkness by Troubled Americans" one day in a book store. This book felt like…

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Dear Luke, We Need to Talk, Darth: A Review

Leslie Cawley

4 Stars

Such imagination! Mr. Moe really does get into the minds of pop culture icons in his book, Dear Luke, We Need to Talk, Dad,…

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Blogging for books book review: Girl talk!

sharon mccumber

5 Stars

I absolutely love hearing about other womens experiences in life. As weird as some people might find that, it's hard not to admit it after…

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A parody survival guide

Tim Hinrichs

4 Stars

First of all, if you didn’t realize it from the beginning, this is NOT a real survival guide by any means but is a parody of…

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Faith

A Love Undone

Liz Terek

4 Stars

Jolene is set to marry Van & start her new life. But, weeks before the wedding, both her parents die in an accident. Now, with numerous…

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A Love Undone

Dee Wolters

5 Stars

Love Undone" by Cindy Woodsmall, book reviewJolene is preparing to marry her sweetheart, when her parents are tragically killed in a drowning…

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Amish

VikTory Arch

5 Stars

A book of tragedy and hope. When the darkest hours a in the life, and there is no other way Hannah runs away.

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Exquisite storytelling!

Andrea Cox

5 Stars

By Andrea Renee CoxAnother wonderful book is heading to stores near you in early October. 

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A LOVE UNDONE by Cindy Woodsmall

gayle pace

5 Stars

REVIEW I've read quite a few different Amish authors and a lot write pretty much the same way. I've found though, that Ms. Woodsmall…

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Crafts, Home & Hobbies

Family Pictures Made Easy and Fun

Terry Jeanette Carter

5 Stars

As an amateur photographer, who loves to take pictures of her family, I found this book easy to read and understand. I wish I had had this…

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Review: Your Family in Pictures by Me Ra Koh

Heather Lammers

5 Stars

Your Family in Pictures is a beautiful book that helps moms, dads, grandparents, kids... create memorable family photos. Me Ra Koh walks…

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Review: Your Family in Pictures

Cassie Payne

4.5 Stars

Your Family in Pictures is the follow up book to Me Ra Koh's previous photography titles: Your Baby in Pictures and…

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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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Better Living

Bend Your Brain!

Ashley Reiter

5 Stars

This book is so fun! I love it, it is one of those books you can come back to and try the puzzles multiple times. It's great!!

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Fluent Forever by Gabriel Wyner

NATOSHA miller

5 Stars

Fluent Forever by Gabriel Wyner is a pretty awesome book, teaching you how to keep a language you wanted to learn in your head forever.…

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Blogging for books book review: Girl talk!

sharon mccumber

5 Stars

I absolutely love hearing about other womens experiences in life. As weird as some people might find that, it's hard not to admit it after…

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Beyond IQ?

Deena Shoemaker

3.5 Stars

Beyond IQ lures the reader in with an interesting concept. Garth Sundem covers the different aspects of the brain that deal with…

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Bend Your Brain 151 Puzzles, Tips, and Tricks To Blow (And Grow) Your Brain

Janet Oberfoell

5 Stars

This book is loaded with a variety of fun puzzles. If you're sick and tired of the same old crossword/Sudoku/word search books you…

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