Category: Books

  • We Should All Be Feminists

    We Should All Be Feminists

    My spouse reacted with horror when I read this title, “We Should All Be Feminists“. Normally, I might agree as most feminists act like men-hating, angry brats and I don’t think anyone should act that way. Still, while reading this, I had to agree with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the author of this small book, from […]

  • The Other Miss Bridgerton Book Review

    The Other Miss Bridgerton Book Review

    The Other Miss Bridgerton, written by Julia Quinn, continues her series of the Rokesby family in the 1700’s. As the third book in the series, the main character has been introduced previously. In this book we meet one of the many cousins of the Bridgerton family. The Bridgerton family stars in another of Quinn’s series. […]

  • Soulless


    Soulless by Gail Carriger started with an interesting premise. In an alternative Victorian society, supernatural beings are generally accepted as long as they behave. The supernatural beings must register with a special group created to police them. This groups keeps track of any changes that could be problematic, as well as employs supernaturals to help […]

  • Cold Magic Review

    Cold Magic Review

    Kate Elliott created a whole new world in her novel Cold Magic. The familiar names of the countries give a false sense of familiarity. Truly though the world is unique. Through this unique world, Kate Elliott created a fascinating story that includes action, adventure, mystery, fantasy, politics, and even romance. There is a little bit […]

  • Ella Enchanted Review

    Ella Enchanted Review

    Ella Enchanted, written by Gail Carson Levine, is an enjoyable novel for all ages. For this reason I include it as one of my favorite novels. Whenever I need a light, quick, amusing read, I turn to Ella Enchanted. Review Levine based this novel on the Cinderella story. The main character, Ella, was cursed with […]

  • Finding Something New

    Finding Something New

    Let’s face it, we have all been there. At some point we finish reading all the books our current favorite author wrote and think, “Now what?” The seemingly endless supply of wonderful, new to us books ended. We realize that now we have to either start over, reread other authors, or find something new. We […]

  • My Favorite Patricia Briggs

    My Favorite Patricia Briggs

    Sometimes the lesser known novels of well-known authors turn out to be the most interesting. Patricia Briggs is a well known urban fantasy author. Most people recognize her for her Mercy Thompson series, but this series does not include my favorite book by her. In fact I enjoy reading her lesser known books more. Mercy […]

  • The Obesity Code Review

    Obesity Culprit Are we genetically inclined for obesity? According to Dr. Jason Fung we are at least 70% genetically inclined. That does not mean we can’t fight the obesity. Dr. Fung explains that this recent inclination towards genetic obesity can be controlled if we go back to previous thoughts of eating. In his book “The […]