Category Archive: Book Reviews

Oct 23

Hotel Scarface: Where Cocaine Was King And Everyone Had Their Minds Blown


Hotel Scarface reads like a fictional accounting of what happened at the Mutiny Hotel in Miami. What happens is a cocaine, unreality of a real life story—actually numerous stories of the criminals, women, wait staff and the cops who finally took the cocaine cartel down. Roben Farzad writes the story of a lifetime about sex, …

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Oct 20

EMMA IN THE NIGHT: A Frightful Story of Child Abuse

When I first started reading Emma In The Night, I did not like the book. I was going to give it a snarky review. But once I  hit page 100, it hit me what was going on, and exactly why Wendy Walker over explains narcissism, and writes Emma in such a simple way. She writes …

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Oct 17

TACO TUESDAY: COOKING WITH ZAC: Most beautiful Cookbook of 2017!!


COOKING WITH ZAC HAS TO BE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL COOKBOOK OF THE 2017!! I decided to make Cooking With Zac, a cookbook , a Taco Tuesday feature. After simply opening clothing, accessory, handbag designer Zac Posen’s cookbook, I discovered a truly unique look at food. Cooking With Zac is the most beautiful cookbook of 2017! Zac Posen …

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Oct 16

In The Mood For A Party-Like Game of Clue? Read the Cleverly Written Whodunit:The Party.


The Party written by Elizabeth Day is an almost impossible to figure out whodunit until the very end.Day cleverly leads readers on a chase, giving clues along the way, backtracking, telling what happens at the party. It’s an old fashioned whodunit. I found it entrancing and irritating at the same time. Irritating because Day doesn’t give …

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Oct 10

THE NINTH HOUR: Literary Genius, But Not My Cup of Tea


Beautifully written, The Ninth Hour is an inspiring piece of fiction. Alice Mc Dermont writes beautiful books, that are literary masterpieces. The Ninth Hour starts out as a promising storyline develops, then in walks Sister St. Saviour and the plot does not thicken, it slows down to a trickle. Alice McDermott  writes in a method …

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Oct 06


Philip Jeff has an academy award winning book on his hands, that of The Death of An Heir. I read 150 pages in one sitting the other evening as Death of An heir literally sails away at such a fast pace, it is almost impossible to keep up. The Death of An Heir, If it isn’t …

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Oct 02

Haunted: New James Patterson Book: SIMPLY WRITTEN BUT STILL REALLY GOOD!


Haunted written by James Patterson and James O. Born is two simple things—simple and good. Patterson and Born wrote Haunted as simply as possible. It was too easy to read, and was written to a seventh grade level. Haunted is not written for scholarly scholars, who quote poets .Patterson’s books are written to be read …

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Sep 29

We Are Never Meeting in Real Life: Sorta, Kinda Funny!

Okay at first I kind of found  Samantha Irby’s We  Are Never Meeting In Real Life, sorta, kinda funny, then the middle dropped out and this book became anything but funny. It became annoying! We are Never Meeting in Real Life is true, because her humor was not funny. Okay, great she makes fun of herself, …

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Sep 25

Fierce Kingdom: Taken From Today’s Headlines, Written by a Master Storyteller

Gin Phillips knows exactly what she is doing. Her latest thriller, Fierce Kingdom is a thriller of a different kind. Fierce Kingdom is so well written to propel readers along at hyper-speed that I felt compelled to hold the book in my hands all night reading at what I can only call warp speed. There …

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Sep 20

Delightfully Sinful: The Riviera Set Is Decadent Without All of the Calories!


Ooh lal la la! The Riviera Set written by Mary Lovell who has been writing biographies for over 30 glorious years  has written a book not only worthy of reading, but devouring in one sitting. It’s like eating decadent dessert, but without gaining any weight,! The Riviera Set is just that good! The Riviera Set is,  …

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