Fiction

review - summer house with swimming pool

Michelle Maxwell

1 Star

Deplorable. I don't mind a book where none of the characters are likable, but being stuck inside the head of a pompous, selfish, and morally…

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Review: Bonita Avenue by Peter Buwalda

lekeisha thomas

3 Stars

After reading this book, I can honestly say that I’d rather watch the Kardashian clan on E. As a family, they have morals and class compared…

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Fireworks can change everything

Annie Hicks

5 Stars

Fireworks. Porn. Dutch. These were a few of the words that made me want to read, Peter Buwalda’s new book, Bonita Avenue. In it, we meet Siem…

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Poetry in Motion

Kelly Garbato

4 Stars

(Full disclosure: I received a free copy of this book for review through Blogging for Books. Trigger warning for…

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couldn't get into it.

Amanda Rhoads

2.5 Stars

I hate to give up on a book and it is rare that I do but this novel bored me. I tried to leave it alone and pick it up a different day hoping…

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Non-Fiction

Countdown to Zero Day by Kim Zetter

Emma Biggins

4 Stars

In January 2010, inspectors with the International Atomic Energy Agency noticed that centrifuges at an Iranian uranium enrichment plant were…

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Bigger is Better

Paul Holcombe

5 Stars

If you are a fan of history, this is THE book for you. A wonderful cross-section of great political figures of the WWII era. The author…

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Lincoln and Foreign Policy

Dane Swanson

4 Stars

  A lot is being written about Lincoln. It is as if our sixteenth president has become a multifaceted character. Years ago a…

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The joy of the Gospel.

Gerrit Geurs

4 Stars

People all over the world -religious and irreligious alike- do not know quite how to take Pope Francis.  In his short time as the…

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Book Review: Pilgrim's Wilderness by Tom Kizzia

Julie Golden

4.5 Stars

WritingI love a good solid piece of investigative journalism, and Kizzia has delivered exactly that in this book.  He's found…

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Cooking & Food

Book Review - Provence, 1970

Beatriz Fortes

2 Stars

Provence, 1970 is about a group of influential American cooks and food critics (Julia Child, Richard Olney, James Beard, Judith Jones and…

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New Year, Improved Me —BOOK REVIEW

Kirsty Groff

4.5 Stars

I’ve been getting really down on myself lately. I have a full-time job, an internship and graduate school part time, so I know I have a lot…

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Creative Yet Approachable

Deborah Harroun

4.5 Stars

I’ve been a fan of Melissa’s ever since she was on The Next Food Network Star. There is something about her that is very real and down…

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The Skinnytaste Cookbook

Katie Johnstonbaugh

5 Stars

Google anything with the word "healthy" in it, and you're bound to see the blog Skinnytaste come up high on the…

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The Skinnytaste Cookbook by Gina Homolka

Suzie Waltner

4.5 Stars

I am always on the lookout for new healthy recipes that don’t taste healthy and are quick. Who wants to spend hours in the kitchen preparing…

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Business

January 2015

Marilyn Sieb

4.5 Stars

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo was sent to me by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.  I’m ever on…

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Book Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Megan Friel

2 Stars

As someone who works and studies from home and who has a lot of hobbies, I have quite a lot of things packed into spaces that can't quite…

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Modern Manners: Tools To Take You To The Top, by Johnson & Tyler

Emily Levin

5 Stars

*I received this book free of charge in exchange for an honest review from bloggingforbooks.org*When I first received this book, I…

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Blogging for Books: The Happiness of Pursuit

Rebekah Lee

4.5 Stars

After I finished my last Blogging for Books book,

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Cute and Updated.

Jennifer Yates

4 Stars

Okay so this book isn't rocket science but it still is a great refresher. Love the pictures and examples. I like manner and ettiquette books…

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Entertainment

Draw-A-Saurus by Jamies Silvani

Jamie Fuentes

4 Stars

Draw-A-Saurus By Jamie SilvaniMe and my children love to draw. It's a daily thing around our home. I was very excited to get this book…

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Furry Logic: 10th Anniversary Edition, A Guide to LIfe's Little Challenges

Donna Payne

5 Stars

This book is so cute and fun.  I really enjoyed the humor and the quotes and expressions of the animals.  One of my favorites…

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A Letter to My Cat | Review | Why Ailurophiles love Lisa Erspramer

Yasmine M

4 Stars

A while ago, I was granted the opportunity by Blogging for…

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I can hear Jim's voice while I read!

Rick Nier

4.5 Stars

I saw the cover and knew I would have to read it. Food: A Love Story by Jim Gaffigan. If you've never heard the comedy of…

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Draw-a-saurus ~ Review

Meagan Myhren-Bennett

4.5 Stars

Draw-a-suarusBy James SilvaniKids love dinosaurs and what better way to spend those hours of free time than learning how…

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Faith

Family dynamics, secrets, hidden sin and its consequences

Beverly Terry

4 Stars

This is a story of family dynamics, secrets, hidden sin and its consequences. Ultimately there is redemption, forgiveness and peace, but…

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The Daughter of Highland Hall-

Rebekah Gyger

3 Stars

The Daughter of Highland Hall is a well written story with a compelling hero. I honestly liked Jon and his parts of the story. As well, his…

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"When Mercy Rains" by Kim Vogel Sawyer

J. C. Morrows

5 Stars

This is my first book by Kim Vogel Sawyer… it WILL NOT BE my last!I didn’t think I would enjoy reading about the old-order Mennonites…

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Daughter of Highland Hall

Martha Artyomenko

4.5 Stars

I have never seen Downton Abbey, but I hear that fans of the show will like the book for that reason. I enjoyed this book on it's own merits…

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The Girl in the Glass

Marissa Brown

3.5 Stars

It was a nice and easy read :)

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Crafts, Home & Hobbies

Great resource for any amateur photographer

Janae Dale

5 Stars

Designed to help the amateur photographer capture great family pictures, Your Family in Pictures is filled with inspiring…

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Your Family in Pictures by Me Ra Koh

Claire Talbot

4 Stars

I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review from Blogging for books. I am a pretty avid photographer, but I mainly focus…

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Great for Any Photographer

Stacia Baskin

5 Stars

I am not a mother yet, but this book was still full of so many helpful tips for capturing fun, authentic photos. The book covered topics from…

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Excellent resource for family photographer

Brian Willhite

5 Stars

I recently was provided a review copy of "Your Family in Pictures" by Me Ra Koh, from Multnomah Publishing.This book is an…

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Good Info/Not really worth a purchase

Ray Carroll

3.5 Stars

I am an avid photo taker but not so much a photographer. My family is most importatnt to me so there were some great ideas in this book…

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Better Living

The New American Herbal

Sarah Clark

5 Stars

I love this book. It is packed with an overwhelming wealth of information about every herb that you can possibly recall. Cilantro? Yep.…

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January 2015

Marilyn Sieb

4.5 Stars

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo was sent to me by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.  I’m ever on…

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Book Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Megan Friel

2 Stars

As someone who works and studies from home and who has a lot of hobbies, I have quite a lot of things packed into spaces that can't quite…

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Paleo Manifesto gives rise to the credence that meat eating natural

melissa mitchell

4 Stars

While many vegans may skin me alive for this, I actually liked the Paleo Manifesto. In it the author gave natural and historical reasons…

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Bend Your Brain - A Review

janine alderete

4.5 Stars

Its taken me some months to actuallty finish this book as its not a book as such but a mental gym for your brain.  It contains numerous…

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