Fiction

Not for me

Rebecca Kersen

2 Stars

The one thing this book had going for it was the amazing world created by the author. However, the book was just not for me. It was so sci-fi…

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Book Review: Bittersweet

Cynthia Rodrigues Manchekar

4 Stars

The cover page, with its expanse of a lake and the house in the distance, displays a steely calm that the events unfolding in the book…

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The Divorce Papers

Hanna Lei

5 Stars

The Divorce PapersBy Susan RiegerSophie Diehl is happily toiling away at an old-line New England law firm when…

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Thought Provoking

Nay Denise

4.5 Stars

I'm not sure how to review this book. It ws different and interesting. There were times I wanted to toss the book aside and I'm glad I…

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The Divorce Papers Review

benish khan

4 Stars

This novel tweaks the epistolary style for the late 20th century sensibility, with email, work product, letters, memos, statutes and more…

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Non-Fiction

The joy of the gospel by pope francis

Emily Gartland

5 Stars

The Joy of the Gospel is Pope Francis' exhortation on the Catholic missionary spirit. We will not win people to Catholicism, he says, with…

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Law of the Jungle by Paul M. Barrett

Dee Dee Mozeleski

5 Stars

I knew I wanted to read this book as soon as i saw the review by David Yarnold of the Environmental Defense Fund. Paul Barrett does a…

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Amazing

Anna hazen

4.5 Stars

very good bookwould read again and again 

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Without You, there is No Us - Suki Kim

Jeff Liu

4 Stars

North Korea has always fascinated me.  A country that is sandwiched between one country that is a first world manufacturing and economic…

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Goodreads

Susan Buak

4 Stars

This memoir is an easy read of a very difficult subject.  The author, Suki Kim, was born in Seoul, South Korea and emigrated…

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Cooking & Food

A Vegan Perspective

Kelly Garbato

3.5 Stars

I went vegetarian in 1996, vegan in the mid-aughts, and have been allergic to milk my entire life. And I love pizza! (Yes, vegan…

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Blue Ribbon Baking from a Redneck Kitchen Review

Jennifer Eat Cake For Dinner

5 Stars

This book is loaded with some truly decadent recipes as well as the classics we all love.  Basically, everything you could want IS in…

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Book Review: In Her Kitchen

Nadia Hassan

4 Stars

In Her Kitchen: Stories and Recipes from Grandmas Around the Worldby Cabriele CalimbertiIn a nutshell: Just as…

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Grandma's Kitchen Around the World!

Jenifer Smith

4.5 Stars

In Her Kitchen by Gabriele Galimberti   I love travel and the food, stories and cultural lessons learned from it.  This is…

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The Portlandia Cook Book: Cook Like a Local

Amy Romanczuk

4 Stars

We regularly welcome the gang from Portlandia into our home, so why not into our kitchen as well? The Portlandia Cookbook:…

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Business

Not Magical

Kandas Nesbitt-Rodarte

.5 Stars

I am profoundly disappointed with the book "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up."  The book is a recipe for OCD.  The advice…

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Book Review: the life-changing magic of tidying up

Jennie Nelson

2.5 Stars

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Maria Kondo was a different type of book choice for me.  As you know, I love…

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Nose in A Book- December 2014

diane tetreault

5 Stars

 Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder by Ariana Huffington The…

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Take Command Lessons in Leadership: How to be a first responder in business by Jake Wood

Derek Iannelli-Smith

5 Stars

I think I have read most of the ‘leadership must-reads’ over the years and honestly, most of them are common sense and have…

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Life-Changing? I think not.

Lydia Xu

2.5 Stars

Prior to reading this book...I thought..."wow..this might help me to making my room more presentable". Nah.Filled with black texts that…

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Entertainment

Recommended for anyone who wants to stay alive!

Kirsten Rodning

4.5 Stars

This review is long, long overdue. I will not be adding a "read" date to the review because I've honestly been treating this book as the…

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Review: Christie Young’s “Girl Talk: Unsolicited Advice For Modern Ladies”

Kate Hughes

.5 Stars

"Girl Talk: Unsolicited Advice For Modern Ladies"Christie YoungPotter Style, 2014I'll be honest - initially, I started to rip…

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Really Disappointing

Emily Levin

.5 Stars

The only part of Food: A Love Story that I enjoyed was the dedication and acknowledgement page. It's a very sweet and rare…

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Bring Extinct Dinosaurs to Life on Paper

Wenona Napolitano

5 Stars

Both of my youngest kids love to draw, and the little man, he absolutely loves dinosaurs. This book…

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Faith

An adorable read

Danica Page

3 Stars

This was an intriguing read. I have only read one other book by Robin Jones Gunn. I have adored both of them. This book is a book that fans…

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You need to read this book.

Madonna Dolin

4.5 Stars

I have got to say I loved this book. The characters were believable as being real humans who made mistakes and had done things to miss up…

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When Mercy Rains Book Review

Mary Bearden

5 Stars

You are really going to love reading this book! It has everything in it starting with a romance gone wrong 20 something years ago and one of…

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When Mercy Rains: A Review

Leslie Cawley

5 Stars

Holding onto secrets is a very painful thing to do. Suzanne Zimmerman, the character in the book, When Mercy Rains, does so for…

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A Sweet, Though Predictable Story

Abby Kelly

4 Stars

The Daughter of Highland Hall, is a winsome story of love prevailing against all odds. Author, Carrie Turansky, does an…

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Crafts, Home & Hobbies

Capturing Your Family In Pictures

Callie Nicole

5 Stars

A few weeks before my first child turned a year old, I bought a DSLR.  Through that first year of his life I just found myself…

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Cheeeeese!

Laura Galindo

5 Stars

The title of this book thrilled me. I wanted to be able to capture my family in pictures but I just don’t have that naturally creative…

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Your Family in Pictures

lIsa blanco

5 Stars

I have a love for photography.  I love taking my children's pictures and nature pictures.  Everything that I can learn from, I take…

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Exactly What I Was Hoping For

Mandi Hill

5 Stars

I enjoy watching Me Ra Koh's appearances of Disney Junior so I was excited to check out her latest book, I was not disappointed. I have…

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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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Better Living

Review: Christie Young’s “Girl Talk: Unsolicited Advice For Modern Ladies”

Kate Hughes

.5 Stars

"Girl Talk: Unsolicited Advice For Modern Ladies"Christie YoungPotter Style, 2014I'll be honest - initially, I started to rip…

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The Future of God Review

Jeremy Moore

2.5 Stars

"The Future of God" offers a more liberal approach to spirituality. Living in modern society, we are confronted with different views of faith…

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Not Magical

Kandas Nesbitt-Rodarte

.5 Stars

I am profoundly disappointed with the book "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up."  The book is a recipe for OCD.  The advice…

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Book Review: the life-changing magic of tidying up

Jennie Nelson

2.5 Stars

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Maria Kondo was a different type of book choice for me.  As you know, I love…

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Life-Changing? I think not.

Lydia Xu

2.5 Stars

Prior to reading this book...I thought..."wow..this might help me to making my room more presentable". Nah.Filled with black texts that…

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