Not Without My Sister

A book review of Not Without My Sister: The true story of three girls violated and betrayed by Kristina, Celeste and Juliana Stars: ***** Harper Element (2012)Memoir434 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The bestselling, devastating account of three sisters torn apart, abused and exploited at the hands of a community that robbed… Read More »

Because We Are Bad

A book review of Because We Are Bad: OCD and a Girl Lost in Thought by Lily Bailey Stars: ***** Harper Paperbacks (2018)Memoir>Mental Health272 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Written with the indelible power of Girl, Interrupted, Brain on Fire, and Reasons to Stay Alive, a lyrical, poignant memoir by a young woman about her… Read More »

First Bite

A book review of First Bite: How We Learn to Eat by Bee Wilson Stars: ***** Basic Books (2015)History>Food or Food Science352 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: We are not born knowing what to eat; as omnivores it is something we each have to figure out for ourselves. From childhood onward, we… Read More »

A World Without Whom

A book review of A World Without Whom: The Essential Guide to Language in the Buzzfeed Age by Emmy J. Favilla (Buzzfeed Copy Chief) Stars: ***** Bloomsbury Publishing (2019)Language/Grammar400 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: A World Without “Whom” is Eats, Shoots & Leaves for the internet age, and Emmy Favilla is the witty go-to style… Read More »

A Minute to Think

A book review of A Minute to Think: Reclaim Creativity, Conquer Busyness, and Do Your Best Work by Juliet Funt Stars: ***** Harper Business (2021)Business288 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: In A Minute to Think, Juliet Funt, a globally recognized… Read More »

Against Their Will

A book review of Against Their Will: Sadistic Kidnappers and the Courageous Stories of Their Innocent Victims by Nigel Cawthorne Stars: ***** Ulysses Press (2012)True Crime400 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: True stories of twisted criminals who hold their victims in endless captivity to satisfy their perverse desires, Against Their Will is a comprehensive… Read More »

The Everything Store

A book review of The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone Stars: ***** Back Bay Books (2014)Business416 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The definitive story of Amazon.com, one of the most successful companies in the world, and of its driven, brilliant founder, Jeff Bezos. Amazon.com started… Read More »