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Pretzel Making at Home

"Pretzel Making at Home" by Andrea Slonecker is a great addition to any cookbook collector’s pantry. The basic directions and steps for making pretzels are understandable and easy to follow. My favorite chapters were the desserts and dippin...

4 Stars

Wicked Good Barbecue - Fearless Recipes from Two Damn Yankees Who Have Won the Biggest, Baddest BBQ Competition in the World

Wicked Good Barbecue is an interesting cookbook for the BBQ lover. I enjoyed reading about how the authors compete against others for best barbecue. Several of the recipes are worth trying at home, especially the fried macaroni and cheese....

4 Stars

The Last Town - The Wayward Pines Series, Book Three

The Last Town, by Blake Crouch, did not disappoint. I had read the previous novel in this series and have been anticipating this one for a long time. It only took a few pages to bring the characters back to life for me. The action started a...

5 Stars

Bacon Nation - 125 Irresistible Recipes

Everyone loves bacon right? Bacon Nation affirms that everyone does love bacon. Those that don’t just haven’t tried it! The first picture I noticed in this cookbook was a black iron skillet with three pieces of bacon arranged into a smiley...

4 Stars

Drug of Choice - Hard Case Crime

Mr. Crichton begins Drug of Choice with a police chase that makes the characters come alive. Readers will be pulled into the storyline from page one. The characters at the hospital were some of my favorites, with their quirks and unique per...

4 Stars

Scratch One

Scratch One presents itself as a summer read with the beach towel on the front and the girl laying out in the sunshine. While it is a good summer time read, the steady action is far from laid back. The mixture of guns, interesting locations...

4 Stars

Odds On

Any crime novel with a robbery involved catches my interest. I love to read about the planning especially. Michael Crichton includes all of that in Odds On. The addition of three lovely ladies as the thieves will intrigue any reader. The ex...

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Binary

The cover of Binary, by Michael Crichton, is interesting to say the least. The red color, dark, shadowy skulls and naked woman have all the details of a James Bond type storyline. The presentation of the novel, or format, is incredible from...

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Easy Go

Easy Go, by Michael Crichton, takes place in a magical, sandy place full of mysteries. His descriptions of Egypt make me want to go explore a few dig sites myself. Harold Barnaby is a delightful character who often acts before he thinks. Hi...

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Grave Descend

Grave Descend, by Michael Crichton, has an intriguing cover that pulled me right in. I am a lover of water stories and mysteries so this Hard Case Crime novel seemed perfect from the get go. James McGregar is an expert diver with lots of ex...

4 Stars

From the Farm to the Table Potatoes

From the Farm to the Table Potatoes is a good non-fiction book for kids. There are so many things I like about this book. There is a vocabulary list in the back. This would be a great place for a parent or teacher to start. See if the child...

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From the Farm to the Table Olives

From the Farm to the Table Olives is part of The Farmer Guy/Gal Series of books by Kathy Coatney. This is a wonderful non-fiction book for children. The cover shows a young girl with olives on her fingers and the books says that is the best...

5 Stars

The Venom Business - Hard Case Crime

The Venom Business is yet another great Hard Crime novel by Michael Crichton writing as John Lange. Charles Raynaud is one of my favorite characters. He has so many different sides to him. His adventures in this book are fun, outlandish and...

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Zero Cool - Hard Case Crime

Dr. Peter Ross takes a Spanish vacation to rest up from the last four years of study and stodge. He’s been told that a certain beach is the perfect place to drink and meet women. He isn’t disappointed. What he didn’t suspect was getting cau...

5 Stars

Ready to Die - Selena Alvarez and Regan Pescoli

Ready to Die, by Lisa Jackson, was a plot driven, thriller and suspense novel rolled into one. The small town setting works perfectly for this story. Action kicks off from the very first page, leaving the reader wondering Who? Why? And When...

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When Fashion Really Works

When Fashion Really Works is a great depiction of fashion. I enjoyed browsing through the high quality color photographs and reading about the 'why' behind each fashion craze. This is well done and interesting information in a tiny book. Wo...

4 Stars

The Secret Lives of Married Women

The Secret Lives of Married Women is two stories within one binding. Had I read only the first one my rating would have been much lower. While the plot drew me in, and even took an unexpected turn, the main character’s limits weren’t explor...

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Boutique Beer - 500 Quality Craft Beers

Boutique Beer includes everything you ever wanted to know about beer. I never knew there were so many different kinds and the labor that goes into each of them. According to Ben McFarland the difference in boutique beers is the individual c...

5 Stars

Revenge - The Faces of Evil Series: Book 5

Debra Webb has fascinated me yet again with her depiction of small time life in Alabama. Jess, the main character and police extraordinaire, is someone to look up to. As a reader you never know what she’ll do next. Her relationship with her...

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Ruthless - The Faces of Evil Series: Book 6

The return of the deadly ‘Player’ in book six, Ruthless, is awesome. I’ve been waiting for this character to return ever since he eluded police and escaped to another country. As readers we knew he’d be back in her life, right? His obsessio...

5 Stars

Seventy-Five Receipts for Pastry, Cakes, and Sweetmeats - The American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection

Seventy-Five Receipts for Pastry, Cakes and Sweetmeats is one of the most interesting cookbooks I’ve come across. At first I thought receipts was a typo, but after a few short research stops I figured out that receipt meant recipe way back...

4 Stars

Wayward - The Wayward Pines Series, Book Two

Wayward hooked me from the very beginning. Minutes after I read the blurb my mind raced to figure out how all of those people got trapped in the same small town. Why were they there? All of the characters were interesting, but the sheriff w...

5 Stars

The Day the Crayons Quit

The Day the Crayons Quit is a humorous tale of how children use their crayons. Each color gets its own page and own complaint about how they are getting used too much, too little or just the right amount. Teachers and parents will love shar...

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Discovery Channel Sharkopedia - The Complete Guide to Everything Shark

I am a huge fan of shark week on television. When I saw Sharkopedia, the complete guide to everything shark, I couldn’t wait to delve into it. Everything about this book was done right. The pictures are beautiful and vibrant, the facts are...

5 Stars

The Virginia Housewife: Or, Methodical Cook - American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection

The Virginia Housewife is said to be the first American cookbook in publication. I live in Georgia and we take our recipes and traditions seriously here. I was so amazed to find that many of our finest southern cuisines hail from places suc...

4 Stars

The Digest Diet Cookbook

The Digest Diet Cookbook is a three week or twenty-one day, diet. I think that's important to mention from the beginning because I didn't realize it until almost the completion of the book. I know the word 'diet' is in the title, but I thou...

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Obsession - Faces of Evil, #1

Before this book I had never heard of Debra Webb. I love finding new authors so I delved right in. Jess, the main character, is easy to relate to. She comes from a small town and returns, amidst various circumstances. Her interaction with t...

4 Stars

Impulse - Faces of Evil, #2

Implulse, the second book in the Faces of Evil series, started off with a bang. The transition from book one to two is seamless. The plot gripped me and wouldn't let go. I read this story in one day. I enjoyed reading more details about the...

5 Stars

Power - Faces of Evil, #3

Faces of Evil is a great series that has totally pulled me into the story. The transition from book two to three wasn't as smooth as it was from book one to two. This book, while is uses the same characters, reads as a separate story to me....

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Rage - Faces of Evil, #4

Debra Webb has done it again. Rage pulled me into the story from the very first page. I'm vested in these characters now. I enjoyed learning more about them and how they interact, but even more than that I loved this plot. Figuring out whod...

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Girl Hunter - Revolutionizing the Way We Eat, One Hunt at a Time

Georgia Pellegrini gives me hope for the females of the world. The fact that she took the time, and interest, to delve into how food goes from the wild to the dinner table is amazing and to be commended. Read the FULL REVIEW for Girl Hunter...

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Black Sheep - Special Agent Caitlyn Tierney

C.J. Lyons is a favorite author among many readers, myself included. Her past thrillers have kept me up many a night anticipating the ending. Her latest novel, Black Sheep, falls short. Unlike her usual works this one didn't grab me from pa...

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The Power of the Penny

The Power of the Penny is a great addition for any teacher or parent teaching children about money, copper or even President Lincoln. Not only does this book contain important facts about the history of this unique coin it also includes sev...

4 Stars

Last Days

Last Days is the most recent novel by Adam Nevill, horror extraordinaire. Kyle Freeman, the main character, is one of the most intriguing characters I've come across in a while. His aim to make it big in filmmaking overshadows his good sens...

5 Stars

Dark Shadows The Visual Companion

Dark Shadows, The Visual Companion, by Mark Salisbury is a highly quality, fascinating book based on the television series. I am a fan of the show so I was excited to get this behind the scenes look into the details of its creation. Johnny...

4 Stars

What Kings Ate and Wizards Drank

What Kings Ate and Wizards Drank by Krista Ball is an amazing addition to any research library. Her information targets the medieval time period, but can be applied to any type writing that includes feeding large groups who are traveling or...

5 Stars

Vegetable Diet - American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection

The Vegetable Diet focuses on humans eating vegetables instead of flesh, meat or fish. The majority of this book is a compilation of letters from various medical professionals, and others, who have removed meat from their diets for a prolon...

4 Stars

Haven of Obedience

Haven of Obedience is one of the most sensuous novels I've read in a while. It's packed with sexual enticement and characters who share deep emotions despite their inhibitions. Most readers will identify with Natalie's doubts about giving u...

4 Stars

Love of Cooking Vol. 1

Maggie Brooks’ Love of Cooking is a compilation of good food recipes a mother daughter team has put together over the years. Anytime family works together it can be stressful so I commend both of these ladies for finding something fun to do...

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Getting Over Mr. Right

I chose this book because of the synopsis. I'm not one of those weirdos who can eat a half gallon of ice cream and get over what I thought was true love. I wish I could say I didn't identify with the main character's crazy antics, but I did...

5 Stars

The Back in the Swing Cookbook - Recipes for Eating and Living Well Every Day After Breast Cancer

I have a friend who is going through breast cancer treatment. The effects can be devastating. I've seen her shave her hair off, brave through chemo treatments and smile when she was too weak to visit. I admire anyone going through this horr...

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Japanese Farm Food

Japanese Farm Food is all about the characters. Yes, a cookbook that focuses on people. Cooks who concentrate on fresh, local and available ingredients will marvel over the way Mrs. Hachisu explains that dinner is what's there. She admits i...

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Allergy-Friendly Food for Families - 120 Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Nut-Free, Egg-Free, and Soy-Free Recipes Everyone Will Love

It is hotter than two rabbits making babies in a sock in Georgia this month and spending time in a broiling kitchen is about the furthest thing from my mind. Being the cookbook addict that I am hesitantly opened my most recent cookbook deli...

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Lard - The Lost Art of Cooking with Your Grandmother's Secret Ingredient

The folks over at GRIT Magazine have produced a cookbook with 150 recipes that are akin to grandma’s cooking. Most people think lard equals fat. As this book points out, that simply isn’t true. Lard has been used throughout the years for co...

4 Stars

Robin Takes 5 - 500 Recipes, 5 Ingredients or Less, 500 Calories or Less, for 5 Nights/Week at 5:00 PM

I had never heard of Robin Miller until I received this cookbook in the mail. Apparently she has several cookbooks out. I love finding new views on cooking and when recipes are involved it makes it that much better. The premise of this cook...

4 Stars

When My Baby Dreams

When My Baby Dreams, by Adele Enersen, is basically a photo album. The concept behind this book is a great one. The author wonders what her newborn baby is dreaming about when she's asleep. She dresses her daughter Mila up in various outfit...

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Plant a Kiss

Plant a Kiss, written by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds, is a simple children's book. This story features a young girl who plants, you guessed it, a kiss. The process of what goes into watching and waiting for the...

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Quick-Fix Southern - Homemade Hospitality in 30 Minutes or Less

This cookbook begins with a table of contents grouping like foods together. Great start. The acknowledgement and introduction give some insight to how southern women view family and food. I totally agree with this section and I’m so glad th...

4 Stars

The Ritual

The Ritual drew me in before opening the first page. I read the synopsis and thought, Oh, horror, I want it! The cover of this book intrigued me and set the tone for the story to come. Adam Nevill captured my attention in chapter one and ke...

5 Stars

Gifts Cooks Love - Recipes for Giving

I love recipe books that involve sharing and this hardback edition certainly does. I have all kinds of jar recipe books. Most involve layering ingredients to make cookies or sometimes soups. What I enjoy about this recipe book is the variet...

5 Stars

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