Fiction

Blogging for Books: Bittersweet

Rebekah Lee

4 Stars

The story follows Mabel Dagmar, an ordinary girl who befriends her college roommate, Genevra (Ev) Winslow. Ev comes from a prestigious…

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“Summer House with Swimming Pool" by Herman Koch book review...dive on in

kerstin adelt

4 Stars

The “Summer House with Swimming Pool" by Herman Koch shows it is best to vacation by yourself and don't tick off your doctor. What…

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Review: Summer House with Swimming Pool by Herman Koch

Jacqueline Boyster

4.5 Stars

I have to say I’m glad I chose this book. I was both intrigued and uncomfortable throughout every step of this book. The main character…

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Book Review || A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra

Kayla (The Bookish Owl)

4 Stars

I’ve read a wide variety of historical fiction books that take place across different eras; World War II, the Renaissance, and more. As a…

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Working For It

Heather Fineisen

5 Stars

Man Booker Finalist. Literary novel. Dystopian. Love Story. Satire. Just some of the labels placed on Howard Jacobson' s J. : A novel.  …

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Non-Fiction

Hidden Girls Of Afghanistan

Angie Stormer

4 Stars

What Underground girls of Kabul is about: "In Afghanistan, a culture ruled almost entirely by men, the birth of a son is cause for…

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Let Me Be Clear

Michelle Kelly

3 Stars

Katie Kieffer is a young conservative author, blogger, speaker.  In her recent book,LET ME BE CLEAR  Barack Obama's War On…

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A pastor's pastor offers wisdom for the church catholic

Julius McCarter

5 Stars

Pope Francis' Evangelii Gaudium:  The Joy of the Gospel is a beautiful pastoral vision of the Church…

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Book Review – A Spy Among Friends by Ben Macintyre

Jeff Randleman

4.5 Stars

One of my favorite authors of all time is Tom Clancy. The author of The Hunt For Red October, Patriot…

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Joy: Catholicism's Emergency Kit

Jalane Schramm

5 Stars

So much noise has been made since the election of Pope Francis. In the first year and a half, the world has forgotten so quickly the…

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Cooking & Food

New goal - Becoming a Pizzaiola

Danielle De

5 Stars

Living in NYC has its advantages.  Access to omg-level pizza being one of them.Which begs the question -- when such attainable…

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The Slanted Door Review

Jenifer Smith

4.5 Stars

As a professional chef that has 200+ cookbooks in my collection, I still find the thrill of turning the pages of a crisp new cookbook. The…

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Game Chnager

cindy barriga

5 Stars

Sunday Suppers by Karen Mordechai is stunning. I would never normally say that about a recipe book but this one is just that. The linen…

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Who you calling a "jerk?"

J Green

4.5 Stars

Norman Rockwell said that he painted life as he'd "like it to be," and I like that sentiment.  His illustrations mostly "[exclude] the…

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Delicious Recipes!

Ashley Osborn

5 Stars

In Tamales: Fast and Delicious Mexican Meals by Alice Guadalupe Tapp, there's a little something for everyone. Whether you're a expert…

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Business

Book Review: Take Command

Paula Wilson

4.5 Stars

Book Review: Take Command Lessons in Leadership:  How to be a First Responder in Business by Jake Wood Statement of Review: This…

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What Troubles You? Fix It!

Steve Hinkle

4 Stars

The Happiness of Pursuit takes us on a journey. It takes us on its author’s traveling adventures, the endeavors of normal individuals…

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This book is a standard for any job-hunting/employment information collection.

Pamela Dunning

5 Stars

What color is your parachute? 2015   Keeping pace with the changing world is one of the things that keeps What…

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Jill Ivy

4 Stars

I enjoyed reading this book.  I could identify a lot with Kondo as she shared her lifelong pursuit of tidyness and order. …

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The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting a Business (Book Review)

Jackson Dame

4.5 Stars

For the past two months I've been working my way through 

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Entertainment

Book Review: "Crap Taxidermy: cringe-worthy and morbid...but in a good way."

Erica Tuggle

4 Stars

I wasn't particularly looking for a holiday themed book this month when I chose "Crap Taxidermy" by Kat Su from the Blogging For Books…

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What Troubles You? Fix It!

Steve Hinkle

4 Stars

The Happiness of Pursuit takes us on a journey. It takes us on its author’s traveling adventures, the endeavors of normal individuals…

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Interesting Approach to a Standard Biography

Sara Van Lente

3.5 Stars

NPH – Choose Your Own Autobiography is a fun take on the standard biography.  If you have never read a Choose Your Own Adventure book,…

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Magical and Fun - My Neil Patrick Harris Adventure

Michelle Reynolds

5 Stars

Several years ago I read an article in Entertainment Weekly magazine written by 

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My Analysis of Christie Young's Girl Talk

Stacia Baskin

3.5 Stars

I enjoyed getting a chance to read Girl Talk: Unsolicited Advice for Modern Ladies by Christie Young. Here is the…

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Faith

Waiting to find out what happens to Suzanne

Ann Sanger

5 Stars

Kim Vogel Sawyer is a favorite author of mine. The theme is the treatment of an a pregnant teenager in an Old Order Mennonite community. Some…

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Another great book by Cindy Woodsmall

Jody Gossert

4.5 Stars

An exceptional novel of love that must be denied. But what do you do, when everything you do to put distance between yourself and the one…

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Amazing Story

Chelsea Hunter

3.5 Stars

Daughter of Highland Hall was an amazing sequel that really got into my heart with the beautiful story that was spun by this wonderful…

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Pick the period

Dianna Gardenhour

4 Stars

If you prefer to stay in our modern age yet go to a different setting, try reading Amish fiction.  In 

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The Daughter of Highland Hall

Jen Pen

5 Stars

SUMMARY:Beautiful yet feisty Katherine Ramsey needs only to find a prosperous, title-bearing husband to make her future safe and sure;…

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Crafts, Home & Hobbies

Finally, a Book for Us Good-Looking Folks!

Matt Forster

5 Stars

We’re a handsome family, I am not too humble to admit. And while it might not be apparent during the day-to-day, we have been known take a…

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Inspiring and Informative

Sheyenne Wilson

5 Stars

I tend to be a documenter. I was the girl in high school who was taking pictures at the football games on Friday night- and not just…

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(Photography) book review: Your Family in Pictures, by Me Ra Koh

Stephanie Green

5 Stars

Me Ra Koh’s Your Family in Pictures came to me a bit prematurely, as it’s designed to teach you to take beautiful photos of your…

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Recommendations

Julie A

4 Stars

Your Family In Pictures by Me Ra…

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Better Living

Review: The Perfect Score Project by Debbie Stier

Annie Kate Aarnoutse

3.5 Stars

Due to various challenges, Debbie Stier’s son Ethan did not have excellent marks. When Debbie, a single mom, realized she could not afford…

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What Troubles You? Fix It!

Steve Hinkle

4 Stars

The Happiness of Pursuit takes us on a journey. It takes us on its author’s traveling adventures, the endeavors of normal individuals…

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Game Chnager

cindy barriga

5 Stars

Sunday Suppers by Karen Mordechai is stunning. I would never normally say that about a recipe book but this one is just that. The linen…

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Great herb reference book

Sandi Miller

5 Stars

The New American Herbal book by Stephen Orr is a comprehensive guide to herbs. It is very well done with beautiful photography throughout.…

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Fluent Forever {Book Review}

Heather Vogler

4.5 Stars

Fluent Forever by Gabriel Wyner teaches you how to learn any language and never forget it. Written by a man who…

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