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Dear Zari - The Secret Lives of the Women of Afghanistan

Dear Zari: The Secret Lives of the Women of Afghanistan by Zarghuna Kargar is such an emotional read. Zari is originally from Afghanistan, but now lives in London. Zari publishes stories for the BBC’s Afghan’s Woman’s Hour. This book includ...

4 Stars

Last Dog on the Hill - The Extraordinary Life of Lou

This story takes us on an emotional journey of how both author Steve Duno and his canine companion, Lou, came to be paired up together. It tells of how Steve found Lou and how Lou seemed to carve a permanent spot into everyone's heart that...

5 Stars

Growing Up Laughing - My Story and the Story of Funny

I first was introduced to Marlo Thomas when I was a young girl. I remember owning the record album, Free to Be...You and Me, and listening to it over and over with my younger brother. I don't think at the time, we really understood what the...

Stars

A Dog Named Slugger

In this story Ms. Brill discussed how difficult it was for her to manage through a normal day because she was suffering from Cerebral Palsy since a very young age. Constantly being unsteady on her feet and even falling at times, made her re...

5 Stars

Reeling Through Hollywood

Hollywood is a thing of great interest to many people. To us Hollywood signifies movies, TV, and the stars. Hollywood signifies a place that if you dream big enough and hard enough one day you will surly make it there. It has it's drama, it...

5 Stars

The Paris Wife - A Novel

Hadley Richardson only wanted to escape – she knew it wouldn’t be for forever, but just couldn’t help feeding her wild side for a while. What she never imagines, however, is falling in love…and then jetting off to P...

4 Stars

Livia, Empress of Rome - A Biography

Livia, wife to Augustus and mother to Tiberius, was lauded by some as the supreme example of Roman womanhood and vilified by others as a conninving, manipulative shrew. But as is usually the case, the truth is often between the two extremes...

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Katherine the Queen - The Remarkable Life of Katherine Parr, the Last Wife of Henry VIII

Katherine Parr is best known for being the last wife/nurse of Henry VIII, but there was much more to this interesting and intriguing woman. She was 31 years old when she married the king, had been married and widowed twice, and was one of t...

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Why God Matters - How to Recognize Him in Daily Life

“Being Christian is not something we do, but a relationship we nurture and live out every day of our lives.” With that small sentence, Fabian and Lumbert introduce the purpose of their book. A discussion of the different paths i...

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Yarn : Remembering the Way Home

In Yarn, author Kyoko Mori has written a wonderful memoir/history of knitting that parallels her life with her progress in learning to knit. I liked the book, it was well-written and kept my interest. The account of her life combined with t...

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Seabiscuit - An American Legend

A quintessential American Story, SeaBiscuit chronicles the lives of Charles Howard, Red Pollard, George Woolf, and of course, SeaBiscuit. In an era when American’s needed something to root for, SeaBiscuit, an unattractive, oddly-walki...

5 Stars
  • Author: Laura Hillenbrand
  • Review by: Vee
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Non-fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: Random House

Wild Boy : My Life in Duran Duran

Let me start out this review by saying “I was a Duranie”. I was nicknamed Rio in high school marching band (a derivative of a childhood nickname my sister gave me of RieRie) and every single last inch, LITERALLY, of my bedroom w...

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The Tuscan Trilogy

The Tuscan Trilogy isn’t really a trilogy at all, it is a novel that spans over three decades in the life of an Italian peasant girl, Rosa, who loved, lost, and suffered then loved again. She went from being just a peasant girl to bei...

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  • Author: Derek Adie Flower
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Publisher: LuLu

Secret Diary of a Call Girl

Secret Diary of a Call Girl by Belle De Jour was not what I expected when I first picked up the book. It was an interesting read, set in diary style, full of interesting tidbits or antidotes. Surprisingly to me though, the book had a touch...

3 Stars

The Loveliest Woman in America - A Tragic Actress, Her Lost Diaries, and Her Granddaughter's Search for Home

So what is this book doing on a romance website? It's the romance of the movers and shakers of the era during the 1920s and 1930s; it's the romance of discovering a part of your family.a part of you that you didn't realize existed or unders...

3 Stars

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