Fiction

Toni Morrison revamped

Esther Yoo

3.5 Stars

Ruby is woven with magical realism. The roots of the pines and branches of the chinaberry tree and circling crows and gleaming…

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Tea&E

Emma Shriver

4.5 Stars

I will try and read just about anything - sometimes I am satisfied, and sometimes I don't pick gold.  However, Ruby by Cynthia Bond BLEW…

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Cooking & Food

Quick & Easy Tamales #Cookbook

Rekaya Gibson

4 Stars

When I saw the cookbook, Tamales: Fast and Delicious…

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Blueberry Banana muffins and Book review

Ambujom Saraswathy

4.5 Stars

Lighten up, y’all is a good book if you have leanings towards the southern cooking. Book is divided into 10 chapters starting with…

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Review

molly burke

3 Stars

Milk Bar Life was a little disappointing to me. It does not have two of my must-haves for cookbooks: pictures for every recipe…

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Can't eat just one

Corey Meyer

4 Stars

I received a copy of Cookie Love from Blogging for Books. I was very excited because desserts are my thing. The book is absolutely beautiful.…

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Entertainment

Food: A Love Story by Jim Gaffigan

Maggie Castelluccio

4.5 Stars

Jim Gaffigan is one of my favorite comedians.  Any time I turn on the TV and one of his specials is on, I watch it, even if I’ve seen…

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The Happiness of Pursuit

Judith Lopez

3 Stars

This book's set up and premise is…

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Faith

Leaves you wanting more

Trudy Koeffler

5 Stars

Drawn in from the…

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When Grace Sings by Kim Vogel Sawyer

Jenifer Howard

4.5 Stars

Some series of novels are made to carry on a cast of beloved characters with no real direction and some series are created with a purpose in…

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Reservations for Two, a review

Brenda Nuland

5 Stars

I quite often pick up a "modern" novel with apprehension, wondering if I will find language and situations I prefer not to in my…

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Crafts, Home & Hobbies

Book Review of "John Shaw's Guide to Digital Nature Photography"

Doreen Stewart

4 Stars

Well, I found myself in a little over my head with this one.  This book is really for people who are going beyond the point-and-shoot…

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John Shaw's Guide to Digital Nature Photography

Kim Shealy

4.5 Stars

With artistic splendor, John shares his techniques and wisdom with those "called" to see the world from…

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John Shaw's Guide to Digital Nature Photography, by John Shaw

Dona Young

4 Stars

My Take If you love photography, then you're going to enjoy this book. I don't know anyone who doesn't like taking…

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Better Living

Rejection Proof is not just a story about 100 rejections, but understanding rejection as an equation with factors before, during, and after you can manage

Pechluck Laskey

4.5 Stars

Jia Jiang, at 30 years old, took a large risk with his career and life. As it built up to an important question where he needed help, he…

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The Happiness of Pursuit

Judith Lopez

3 Stars

This book's set up and premise is…

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Beautiful & Practical

Kathie Lapcevic

5 Stars

Abeautiful and simple cookbook.  Divided up into the various mealtimes of the day, the book focuses on menus for each meal based on…

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

Amy Smith

5 Stars

I've always liked reading the articles on the Huffington Post. That sums up my prior knowledge of Arianna Hufffington. I've never read…

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