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Paris in Love
I loved this! Not because I adore Paris (I do), but because it made me feel happy when reading it. I think it could have been a memoir about the autho ...more
Sep 06, 2012
Aug 29, 2012
The Jesus I Never Knew
I really enjoy Philip Yancey's writing. There was nothing here that was particularly revealing or new information about Jesus, but the author seems to ...more
Dec 08, 2011
Sep 14, 2011
I Still Believe
Very simply written, quick to read book, but it packs a big punch emotionally and is very inspirational. Jeremy Camp is my favorite singer, and it was ...more
Dec 22, 2011
Dec 22, 2011
Eat Like a Dinosaur: Recipe and Guidebook for Gluten-Free Kids
We have been cooking various recipes from Eat Like a Dinosaur all week long, and have absolutely loved every single thing we've made. Usually I have s ...more
Apr 13, 2012
Apr 13, 2012
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
There was a lot of good in this, but it also felt like there was a whole lot of repetition. Like he would say the same thing 10 different ways.
Aug 09, 2014
Aug 09, 2014
90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Death & Life
This review is not about whether or not I believe what Don Piper is saying in this book. What I believe is really a moot point, because this story is ...more
Mar 09, 2011
Mar 09, 2011
DragonArt Evolution: How to Draw Everything Dragon
I've always liked to draw, and fantasy pictures have long been my favorites. The problem was, I could never draw a dragon. I didn't even know where to ...more
Oct 10, 2010
Feb 28, 2011
OMG. That's Paleo?
This is not your usual cookbook. Juli writes just like she does on her blog, PaleOMG, and she is very funny. When reading this cookbook, it feels like ...more
Nov 08, 2013
Nov 08, 2013
Dinner for Busy Moms: Easy Strategies for Getting Your Family to the Table
This isn't at all what I thought it'd be. It'd probably be a great book for someone who doesn't know how to cook AT ALL. Or doesn't really know anythi ...more
Apr 28, 2010
Apr 27, 2010
My Paris Kitchen: Recipes and Stories
I generally don't sit down and read a cookbook all the way through, but that's exactly what I did with My Paris Kitchen. Well, to be honest, I didn't ...more
Sep 03, 2014
Sep 03, 2014
French Milk
French Milk is about a 23 year old woman who travels with her mother to live in Paris for a month or so. It's a memoir, told through drawings (graphic ...more
Sep 13, 2009
Sep 08, 2009
Comfort Living: A Back-To-Basics Guide to a More Balanced Lifestyle
This was a fairly short, straightforward book about simple ways that you can make your home more comfortable and inviting. A lot of it centered around ...more
Jan 21, 2010
Jan 21, 2010
Wide-Open World: How Volunteering Around the Globe Changed One Family's Lives Forever
This started off really good, and I was smiling and even laughing a little bit as I was reading. As a person who would love to travel around the world ...more
Feb 26, 2015
Feb 12, 2015
What's So Amazing about Grace?
I love this book! It should be required reading for every Christian.
Aug 29, 2011
Oct 22, 2008
One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are
This book is going high up on my favorites list. It really was a life-changing book for me, and one that I will read again and again. I would highly r ...more
Nov 13, 2012
Nov 14, 2012
Dancing with My Father: How God Leads Us into a Life of Grace and Joy
How many times have you asked yourself why everything has to be so hard? I know I've asked myself that. As I go through the day to day drudgery of bei ...more
Mar 03, 2010
Mar 03, 2010
What difference do it make? - Stories of Hope and Healing
I was sent What difference do it make? for review. It sounded exactly like my kind of book, so I started it right away. It only took me an afternoon t ...more
Sep 22, 2009
Sep 28, 2009
Your Best Body Now: Look and Feel Fabulous at Any Age the Eat-Clean Way
As with any book of this type, I felt that it was very repetitive. There is only so much information on nutrition and fitness, and I don't think anyon ...more
Apr 12, 2011
Apr 13, 2011
Fields of the Fatherless: Discover the Joy of Compassionate Living
I'm going to be honest. After reading What Difference Do It Make? this book didn't quite measure up. I think Tom Davis is awesome. He is a humanitaria ...more
Sep 24, 2009
Nov 21, 2008
Parenting Teens with Love and Logic: Preparing Adolescents for Resposible Adulthood
There were some good ideas in this book, but they were completely outweighed by the extremely hokey sample conversations. Not only that, some of the s ...more
May 08, 2013
May 03, 2013
Otherworlds: How to Imagine, Paint and Create Epic Scenes of Fantasy
Why I read it: Review copy from the publisher
About the book: With OtherWorlds,you will learn to draw and paint fantasy scenery. Also disc over how to
Jan 07, 2011
Feb 28, 2011
Divanomics: How To Still Be Fabulous When You're Broke
I'm not sure that I'm really the target audience for this book. Yes, I'd like to budget better and get tips for spending less money, but this book see ...more
Nov 19, 2010
Nov 22, 2010
Skinny Is Overrated: The Real Woman's Guide to Health and Happiness at Any Size
There was a lot of good information here. Milano tells us what food choices are good and what are bad, but what's good here is that she tells us why i ...more
Jun 27, 2010
Jun 28, 2010
Poser: My Life in Twenty-three Yoga Poses
I liked the author. Her story was mostly interesting, but there were parts of the book where I just felt like I didn't care, and can we move on alread ...more
Sep 09, 2013
Sep 05, 2013
I Am Not But I Know I Am
I love Louie Giglio as a speaker, but I don't think his books come across as well, for me. A lot of the first half seemed to be saying the same thing ...more
Jun 09, 2009
May 24, 2009
A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
I listened to this one on audio. Most of it I enjoyed, but the parts where he went on and on about the park service and history of different things go ...more
Jul 30, 2014
Jul 31, 2014
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... and it's all small stuff: Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things from Taking Over Your Life
There was nothing earth-shattering here. It's all really common sense, for those who have it. But it's good to be reminded of these kinds of things, o ...more
Sep 25, 2012
Sep 25, 2012
List Maker's Get-Healthy Guide: Top To-Dos for an Even Better You!
Some of the lists were interesting, some not so much. This might be a good one to have on hand to glance at every now and again, but it's not a great ...more
Jul 17, 2010
Jul 17, 2010
Making the Cut: The 30-Day Diet and Fitness Plan for the Strongest, Sexiest You
There were some good ideas in this book, but at this time the program in it was not realistic for me. There's no way I can afford to eat meat for dinn ...more
Mar 08, 2009
Mar 07, 2009
Well Fed: Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat
Every single thing in this cookbook looks so tasty. Instruction seem easy to follow, and I like how she adds variations to the recipes. I can't wait t ...more
Mar 06, 2014
Mar 07, 2014
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