Category Archive: Book Reviews

Jan 13

Horrific Abuse of The Only Girl in the World, Seems Unbelievable!

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Did the horrific things in The Only Girl in The World really happen? It seems unbelievable that two people would treat their only child so horribly in attempts to make her a superhuman being.It was almost too much to read. But I had to find out how Julien gets away from her tormentors! After reading about …

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Jan 09

This Might Get a Little Heavy: Both Funny and Depressing At The Same Time(How does that happen?)

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(PSSSSTTT—-This Might Get a Little Heavy, should have been named— This May Get a Little Heavy, not might, you know what I mean, right, name the book after Ralphie May.) Comedian Ralphie May was a hardworking comedian,( 250 shows a year), but like so many of his hilarious peers, he passed his funny quips onto another world. Without …

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Jan 08

BRUNCH IS HELL:Hilarious Look AT WHY We HAVE TO Bring Back Dinner Parties!! Absolutely!

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 I started singing Hell is for Children while perusing Brunch is Hell. You remember the song from Pat Benatar that is so sad, and meaningful that she sang way back in the 1980’s? Brunch is Hell is smart, sophisticated, funny, creative, awesome, and just what we need. We all have to start getting together for dinner parties once …

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Jan 04

THE LAST BLACK UNICORN: Should I Cry Or Should I Laugh, Now?

I literally didn’t know whether to laugh or cry while reading The Last Black Unicorn written by Tiffany Haddish. Haddish is a seriously funny comedian who talks about her real life issues, and makes them sound funny. I found myself thinking what she says really had to happen because nobody could have made this shit …

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Jan 02

Fall In Love With Victoria and Albert: The Most Beautiful Book Ever

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Victoria and Albert: A Royal Love Affair is much more than a coffee table kind of book. Daisy Goodwin’s latest book written about Queen Victoria is so consumable it becomes beautiful while held in your hands. Amazing, wonderful, of course, beautiful, historic, filled with tons and tons of pictures, Victoria and Albert is a book …

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Dec 29

Shadow Girl: One Of The Best Books I’ve Read This Year! A Fast Moving, Powerful Story

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When I started explaining the plot of Shadow Girl by Liana Liu to my husband, he asked me if I was reading “Nanny Dairies.” AS I tried to explain what I was reading and how good the book was, he kept interrupting me with inane questions .I knew if I described an action thriller movie …

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Dec 27

Want To Read a Really Good Celebrity Book That Tells All? Anyone Who’s Anyone Is Not That Book!

Reading Anyone Who’s Anyone sounds like a college kid’s attempt at writing an interview book about stars. The questions asked are sophomoric at best. Anyone who Is Anyone is not clever, funny, intriguing, interesting or attention-holding. Anyone Who’s Anyone, written by George Wayne—who has written for more than 20 years for Vanity Fair in I …

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Dec 13

THE QUEEN OF HEARTS: Entertaining Look at Being a Single Married Mom!

I was surprised at how awesome The Queen of Hearts really is. Written by new author, Kimmery Martin, I truly enjoyed reading  Queen of Hearts. It’s a look at being a single mother of four kids, while being married to an invisible man. Martin is reaching younger working moms and older moms who can identify …

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Dec 12

TACO TUESDAY:WANDERLUST,FIND YOUR TRUE FORK—SAVORY CAULIFLOWER WAFFLES

CAULIFLOWER WAFFLES? What in heavens name are cauliflower waffles? Looks delicious in the cookbook Wanderlust: Find Your True Fork I perused through earlier today. You see, Jeff Krasno put together a book of delicious, healthier meals that are not garbage food we find in stores. Do you have an inkling as to what I mean? …

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Dec 11

You Can Solve A Problem by Reading Inventing Joy!

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INVENTING JOY BY JOY MANGANO is a simply written, easy to follow book, telling readers how to believe in ourselves and to follow our dreams. Basically Joy Mangano’s Inventing Joy tells Joy’s life story, and she tells and shows how to start out own businesses. SOLVE A PROBLEM— Inventing Joy tells more of the story …

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