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The Magic Words - Writing Great Books for Children and Young Adults

The Magic Words, by Cheryl Klein, is a fabulous resource for those writing for children and those wishing to write for children or young adults. The introduction tells exactly how to use the book successfully and I believe that is key. Than...

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Cooking for Picasso

Cooking for Picasso, by Camille Aubray, is one of the best books I've read in a long time. The setting is romantic and edgy at the same time. I enjoyed the transitions from back in time to the present, because they were well written and int...

5 Stars

Welcome to Deadland

Welcome to Deadland, by Zachary Tyler Linville, contains one of my favorite subjects- zombies. With all of the movies and television shows it seems the undead are quite the commodity. I love that the survivors find them selves at a theme pa...

4 Stars

Blood of Saints - A Sabrina Vaughn Novel, #4

Blood of Saints, by Maegan Beaumont, is a thriller, detective story, and one woman's journey all rolled into one. Sabrina is forced into a case that only se can solve. To do that she must relive old memories and relive her gruesome past. I...

4 Stars

Bacon & Butter - The Ultimate Ketogenic Diet Cookbook

“Bacon & Butter”, The Ultimate Ketogenic Diet Cookbook, by Celby Richoux is awesome. Everyone loves bacon and everyone loves butter. What a fabulous idea to put both in the title of a cookbook. This cookbook has recipes, but it has so much...

4 Stars

Barefoot Beach

The summer is coming to an end, but a beach book is always fun. Toby Devens has written the quintessential best friend book for women in Barefoot Beach. The characters are well developed and you will want to root for them from the beginning...

4 Stars

Still Mine

Amy Stuart has created one of the most interesting characters I've ever read about, in Clare. She has a past, but most do. It's her decisions that are so interesting. I become more and more intrigued every time I find out a detail about her...

5 Stars

One Less Problem Without You

One Less Problem Without You, by Beth Harbison, is a women feel good story. Prinny, Chelsea and Di are fabulous characters, but the transitioning between them, each chapter, was a bit disconcerting. Some of the plot seemed predictable, almo...

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Genealogy Basics In 30 Minutes

A few years ago I really got into genealogy. I researched my own family, and my husbands, for endless hours. It is fun to find old draft notices and pictures of relatives you've never met. This book, Genealogy Basics In 30 Minutes, is more...

5 Stars

The Bot That Scott Built

Kim Norman has written a super-cute children's book. The cover is very inviting with gadgets intermingled with the letters of the title. Agnese Baruzzi did a fabulous job illustrating. Kids will love the rhyming words and the fact that each...

4 Stars

If a T. Rex Crashes Your Birthday Party

Every child loves a birthday party. If you've ever been in a school setting, being invited to a birthday party is the ultimate fun activity. I know that because the first threat when a child is mad becomes, "You can't come to my birthday pa...

5 Stars

Hey, Coach!

Hey, Coach is a fabulous children's book all around, written by Linda Ashman. I love books that prepare children for something about to happen in their lives. Do you have a child who wants to play organized sports? This is the perfect book....

5 Stars

Wheat Belly Cookbook - 150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health

Summer in in full force, but fall is right around the corner. No one wants that overfull belly feeling. This book can help with that. Wheat Belly Cookbook, by William Davis, is one of the most comprehensive books about the wheat epidemic th...

4 Stars

Roses and Rot

Roses and Rot, by Kat Howard, is such an interesting book. I love the characters in this story. The idea of sisters, with a horrible mother, lends itself well with the fairy tale theme. The symbolism and enchantment of the Fae is well writt...

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Somebody Stop Ivy Pocket - Ivy Pocket, #2

Somebody Stop Ivy Pocket, by Caleb Krisp, is wonderful. It is the perfect complement to the first Ivy Pocket book. She is such a delightful character who I love to read about. Her adventures are hilarious and her sense of humor is great. He...

5 Stars

The Best 50 Salad Dressings

The heat outside is sweltering and there is no better time for a salad. Ever heard the saying, "hotter than a pig's butt?" Yeah, it is even warmer than that right now in Georgia. The thing I like best about The Best 50 Salad Dressings, is t...

5 Stars

The Race

The Race, by Nina Allan, takes place in an unfathomable setting. The world building aspect is my favorite part of this book and Nina Allan describes this world, and its ugliness, very well. The characters are all interesting in their own wa...

4 Stars

In Twenty Years

In Twenty Years, by Allison Winn Scotch, is a reunion book. Bea was, and always will be, the matriarch of the group. Her death comes at time when the others have already drifted apart. Bringing them back together is her dying wish and it’s...

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If I Could Turn Back Time

Beth Harbison has created an interesting piece of fiction with, If I Could Turn Back Time. This book is one, at first glance, that readers, aka=me, think they know what is going to happen before reading a single word. While the plot does st...

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Spear of Light - The Glittering Edge, #2

While The Glittering Edge, #1 was all about travel and integrating with the machines, The Glittering Edge #2 is more about relationships. Chrystal was a favorite character of mine in the first book, but she didn't appear much in this second...

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Raised-Bed Vegetable Gardening Made Simple

Raymond Nones has a lot of useful information in this book. At first it is overwhelming to a novice like me. I almost want to qualify this as an ongoing resource rather than a read and forget kind of book. I love the idea of raised-bed gard...

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Original Fake

Kirstin Cronn-Mills has a great mixture of words and graphics in, Original Fake. I expected something that looked more like a comic book, but was pleasantly surprised by the illustrations, binding and high quality overall. The pictures blen...

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Now and Again

Charlotte Rogan has created a story which encompasses two different points of view. They both have the same end goal- to expose something and bring the ultimate truth to light. Intermingling these stories is genius. Maggie Rayburn's life ge...

4 Stars

An Unattractive Vampire

An Unattractive Vampire, by Jim McDoniel, is a weird book, and I say that in the best way. The story-line is quirky and the characters are incredibly strange. Yulric is hilarious with his daily antics. He really wants all to fear him, but h...

4 Stars

Twitter In 30 Minutes (3rd Edition)

Ian Lamont is good at breaking down steps and organizing directions so that anyone can understand them. Twitter is a part of social media that seems to be here to stay. Knowing how to not only create an account, but to use it effectively is...

4 Stars

Dark Debts

Karen Hall is an intriguing author who knows how to write dark horror. I loved each and every character because they had traits I could identify with. Michael's faith is an integral part of this story. It makes one wonder about faith in gen...

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The Reboot with Joe Juice Diet - Lose Weight, Get Healthy and Feel Amazing

Joe Cross is an amazing person. I have seen the movie he did, "Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead," when he first began juicing and read several of his articles online. This book, The Reboot with Joe Juice Diet, is one of many 'diet' books out ther...

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The Last Girl - The Dominion Trilogy, #1

The Last Girl, by Joe Hart, is world and character building at its best. This story explores everything from government control to family dynamics. The changes in the main character, Zoey, are subtle at first, but then major. Readers will e...

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Inspirational Nursery Rhymes - Be Responsible Like Max - Get Inspired with Max

Yes. Finally a book for small children about responsibility. Many of the teens and even young adults I meet these days lack a sense of responsibility. Learning to be responsible must start from the beginning and this book targets that. My f...

5 Stars

Responsibility - Get Inspired with Max

This children's book, Responsibility, is wonderful. I believe the rhyming will catch children's attention, the graphics are colorful, and the book itself is durable and a perfect size. I love that a website is included on the back of the bo...

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Inside America's Test Kitchen - All-New Recipes, Quick Tips, Equipment Ratings, Food Tastings, Science Experiments from the Hit Public Television Show

"America's Test Kitchen" is an awesome television show. I love how they attempt different ideas and recipes and show the step-by-step process. This book is unlike any other cookbook I've read before. Think "Consumer Reports" meets cookbook....

4 Stars

Skinny Dipping with Murder - An Otter Lake Mystery, #1

There is no doubt about it, Skinny Dipping with Murder is a fun book. Otter Lake is the perfect setting for a mystery. All of us have a little Erica Bloom in us. She is a wonderful main character who has a past, and a family, that she's nev...

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Wacky and Wild! - Guinness World Records

The Guinness Book of World Records is a famous collection of facts. I was so excited to get the Wacky and Wild version of this. The cover has a man holding a giant hot dog and grinning. I really enjoyed the way the author has the sections d...

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Super Humans! - Guinness World Records

I remember waiting each year for the full collection of Guinness Book of World Records to come out. It was always so fascinating. The Super Humans edition is jam packed full of tricks, feats, and records that will astound. Some make you smi...

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Mason Jar Salads and More - 50 Layered Lunches to Grab and Go

Julia Mirabella’s Mason Jar Salads and More is amazing. The common saying, ‘fresh is best’ is something we should all live by. Julia Mirabella makes the process fun and easy. A meal in a jar is convenient, but I wondered how about easy and...

4 Stars

Hesitation Wounds

Amy Koppelman has written about characters who possess mental illness in the past. I know this from researching the author. This was the first story I've read written by her and I have to say, her style is different from any I've ever read....

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The Yearbook

The Yearbook, by Carol Masciola, is an intriguing book. Lola Lundy is a fabulous character who all can relate to. She wants a place to fit in and finds it, in the past. The description of a past visit draws one in and holds you. Each and ev...

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The Fairy Tale Girl

Susan Branch, I applaud you. Never before have I read a better quality book. Every aspect of my reading experience has been thought of with The Fairy Tale Girl. The paper is thick and nice, the illustrations are colorful, and don't even get...

5 Stars

Ghost Story

Peter Straub can definitely spin a tale. Ghost Story is a scary, horror turn of events that will have the reader attempting to connect the dots all the way through. The beginning will pull you in and leave you wanting more. The characters a...

4 Stars

Everything She Forgot

Everything She Forgot, by Lisa Ballantyne, is a well written story. The journey taken with the main character, Margaret, is mysterious and interesting. There are two other characters in this book who play a huge part in Margaret's journey a...

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In Constant Fear

In Constant Fear, by Peter Liney, pulls your attention from the very first page. I didn't realize that this was book three in a series until almost the end of the book when a few references to the past were made. In Constant Fear is definit...

5 Stars

Frankencrayon

Frankencrayon, by Michael Hall, is an interesting children's book. I love the book cover, it gets the mind thinking. The little notes throughout are sure to make kids laugh. Each crayon character is named its color so this could be used whi...

3 Stars

Flavored Butters - How to Make Them, Shape Them, and Use Them as Spreads, Toppings, and Sauces - 50 Series

Flavored Butters, by Lucy Vaserfirer, is packed full of knowledge and it's all about butter. The introduction contains a lot of useful information, including the difference between salted and unsalted butter and why you need to know that. T...

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The Furies

The Furies, by Natlalie Haynes, is one of the most depressing books I've read in a great while. Alex Morris is an in depth main character who one can't help but feel sorry for. This author is great with character details. I learned a lot ab...

3 Stars

Crackers & Dips - More than 50 Handmade Snacks

Crackers & Dips, More Than 50 Homemade Snacks, by Ivy Manning, is one of the most interesting cookbooks I've come across. Who would think to make homemade crackers? Ivy Manning is who, and she can tell you everything you ever wanted to know...

4 Stars

I, Humanity

I, Humanity, by Jeffrey Bennett, is an amazing book in so many ways. Children can read, or be read to, about how humans fit into this enormous world we live in. The preface includes directions on how to best read this book and I love that....

5 Stars

A Pink Suitcase - 22 Tales of Women's Travel

A Pink Suitcase, published by World Traveler Press, is a fabulous collection of women's travel stories. The variety of destinations, journeys and personalities is amazing. Each story made me think of a friend I love and admire. The women in...

5 Stars

You're Invited - A Cookbook for Special Occasions

This special occasion cookbook, by Mary Engelbreit, is phenomenal. You won't find a ton of recipes because this book is all about the overall presentation of 'special occasions'. While this does include good food, it also has ideas for them...

5 Stars

Saint Anthony the Great

Saint Anthony the Great, written by John Chryssavgis & Marilyn Rouvelas and illustrated by Isabelle Brent, is a fantastic example of taking a complicated concept and bringing it down to a child's level of understanding. It begins talking ab...

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Amish Christmas at North Star - Four Stories of Love and Family

Amish Christmas at North Star is a collection of enthralling stories that I really enjoyed reading. Each story has characters, and journeys, that a reader can relate to. I especially loved the beginning of the collection where the special b...

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  • Authors: Cindy Woodsmall, Amanda Flower
  • Review by: Pamela Robinson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Inspirational, Amish, Collections & Anthologies, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: WaterBrook Press

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