Fiction

"O Africa"

Elizabeth Rhodes

1 Star

I love to read. So I thought it would be fun as part of my blog to read some books and write reviews for you. I am so excited to do this,…

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Mother, Mother

Keira Evans

4 Stars

Mother Mother is a book I picked up as it was offered by blogging for books in return for an honest review. As I have been really interested…

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Book Math: 'Love Actually'+jazz music+Philadelphia='2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas'

Emily Hoferer

4 Stars

As an English teacher and as a writer, I have little use for math. It's not my favorite subject, and I don't come across it much. If I…

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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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Summer House with Swimming Pool

Samantha Rimkus

3.5 Stars

I'll start off by saying I wasn't sure how much I was going to like this book. It had a very interesting summary and synopsis to read,…

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Non-Fiction

A Eye Opening Review of Life for Women in Afghanistan

Natalie Wood

4 Stars

I decided to step out of the box on my usual genre of books. The book I chose to read is called :The Underground Girls of Kabul".by Jenny…

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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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Cooking & Food

Sweets

early francs

4 Stars

Sweet Out Best Cupcakes, Cookies, Candy and More by Editors of Food Network MagazineEach recipe has been triple tested by the bakers…

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A stunning cookbook

Terri Peña

4.5 Stars

A few months back I was lamenting to Husband about the lack of Scandinavian cookbooks, at least those available to us English speakers.…

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North: The New Nordic Cuisine of Iceland

Jenny Hartin

4.5 Stars

This will be one of those books that I pull out to read like a novel, that I will use for inspiration and achieve greatness. …

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Tacolicious by Sara Deseran

Pam Greer

5 Stars

Since I live in a small town in Tennessee, I am not quite up on all the big city restaurants around the United States.  So, I had never…

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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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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

Just My Type

Steven Holt

4.5 Stars

Before the autocorrect, there was simply the typo.Typos have given people a light chuckle for many years and now with the addition of…

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Kinda creepy until you realize it's just for fun!

Kim Krach

4 Stars

disclaimer:  I received this book for free from Blogging for Books in exchange for my honest opinions.  All opinions remain my…

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Lost in Translation

Gina DeRyke

4.5 Stars

What a funny, interesting book! I received it in the mail this afternoon, and finished it the same afternoon. I love language, and loved…

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Little Book of Words

Blossom Barden

5 Stars

Cute little book! Lately we've been focusing a lot on words of other languages as we attempt to learn a second language (in the mix are…

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Faith

Through the Deep Waters.

Rebecca Peterson

3 Stars

Through The Deep Waters by Kim Vogal Sawyer is about Dinah who is desperate to escape her past. Growing up in a brothel, there is little hope…

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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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Crafts, Home & Hobbies

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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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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Better Living

Bend or Break??!?!

Diane Estrella

4 Stars

Sometimes your brain bends…. and sometimes, it just plain breaks!This was just what my head needed. It seems like my brain is in a…

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Sat Perfect Score

earline ballou

3.5 Stars

The Perfect Score Project: Uncovering the Secrets of the SAT. Cover Design by Michael Nagin Civer Optics by Fuse/Getty…

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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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