Fiction

Complex secrets set this book apart

Hilary McCarthy

4 Stars

I chose this book partially because of the gorgeous cover art and partially because I love reading books that have the setting of a town on…

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A Safari within two endpieces

Nicole Reid

3.5 Stars

Oh, Africa! takes readers to places they've never been--on the sets of 1920s New York-based films and halfway across the world to the…

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Review of tantric coconuts.

Stephanie Lucente

4.5 Stars

I had come across blogging fro books through facebook. I thought why not give it a try. I'll be honest. I mostly read young adult…

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A heart-warming, fun novel

Sara Modahl

4 Stars

This novel told the story of three distinct characters whose lives cross in the most interesting and creative of ways.  All three…

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Book Review: Summer House with Swimming Pool

Larissa Ackerman

5 Stars

Summer House with Swimming Pool begins and ends with a murder.Herman Koch’s new novel is the story of Marc,…

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Non-Fiction

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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The Skies Belong to Us #Book Review

Dee Dee Mozeleski

4 Stars

I took my first flight when I was three years old. I was too young to have any real memories of that flight, but I do have pictures of…

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Pilgrim's Wilderness

Erin Cataldi

4 Stars

Nothing like a good ol' nonfiction book to make you say, "God's Underpants!!! What have I just read?!?!?!?!" I had never heard or read about…

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Cooking & Food

Kitchen Confidence by Kelsey Nixon - Review

Crystal Carder

5 Stars

*Disclaimer: I received this book in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.Have you ever needed a good…

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Blue Ribbon Baking From a Redneck Kitchen Book Review

susan smoaks

5 Stars

Okay, I am from the south.  I also love to eat.  This book has all the foods that I grew up enjoying.  I am super excited to…

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My Irish Table - Cathal Armstrong & David Hagedorn

Phronsie Howell

5 Stars

Summary: Cathal Armstrong was born and raised in Ireland. When he was 20 he moved to the U.S. and started working at an Irish pub…

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AMAZING!!

Stephy Sumner

4.5 Stars

Chopped is one of my favorite shows! So much that I hope to compete on it one day! For those that don't know Chopped is an American…

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Business

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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Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown

Patricia Sappenfield

4.5 Stars

Many of the ideas were not new to me, but much of the book was thought provoking and changed my mind about what being minimalist is…

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Entertainment

Dear Luke, We need to talk...

amanda geist

4.5 Stars

Dear Luke, We Need To Talk is a new book by author John Moe featuring many pop culture correspondences that will make you…

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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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If the author's lack of focus doesn't give you a headache, the illustrations sure will!

marcia anderson

2 Stars

“I understand putting your wit into a book in order to get your message across but also engrain your personality into your writing. This book…

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Dad is Fat

Randi Schmid

4.5 Stars

Please don't let the title of Jim Gaffigan's book, "Dad is Fat," offend you or turn you off. You learn that his son wrote this . I'm…

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Dear Luke...

Iris Greth

4.5 Stars

This had wonderful pop-culture references. It was great to read through them and have that lightbulb go off to what their refering to.I…

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Faith

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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Forever Friday book reveiw

Sarah Osburn

3 Stars

I had forgotten to review this book way back when I read it last year.  I received it through Blogging for Books and just never actually…

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Great Final Book in the Series

Barb Klein

4.5 Stars

Cindy Woodsmall’s series Amish Vines and Orchards concludes with the fourth book, “Seasons of Tomorrow”.  I read the other…

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A Fine Finish To A Lovely Series!

Miranda A. Uyeh

4.5 Stars

This book concludes the Amish Vines and Orchards Series, and in a fine way. This is one of those series that I started with the…

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A Good Story

Mary Blakely

4 Stars

This story is about a young girl, whose troubled upbringing, colors all her decisions and influences the choices she makes.  She is…

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Crafts, Home & Hobbies

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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A great introduction to the culture of same-sex weddings/wedding photography!

Sarah Chapman

5 Stars

In this day and age, wedding photography is not exactly a new industry. While there is room for creative expression, there are already…

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Better Living

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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If the author's lack of focus doesn't give you a headache, the illustrations sure will!

marcia anderson

2 Stars

“I understand putting your wit into a book in order to get your message across but also engrain your personality into your writing. This book…

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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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