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The Fly-Fisher's Craft - The Art and History

“The Fly-Fisher’s Craft: The Art and History” (Augmented edition) by Darrel Martin is a coffee-table book filled with illustrations of both historical texts and drawings dealing with fly-fishing and modern techniques dealing with constructi...

5 Stars

Women in Science - 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

When I was walking through my local bookstore, this book, Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky, was highlighted on their shelves and jumped right out at me. It’s an absolute treasure. The book is...

4 Stars

Backpack Fly Fishing - A Back-to-Basics Approach

“Backpack Fly Fishing: A Back-to-Basics Approach” by Daniel E. Steere is both a reminder that a simple uncomplicated method of fishing can be just as much fun as a trip using multiple complex pieces of expensive equipment and a celebration...

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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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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

RSVP From Heaven

As someone who has always had an interest in mediums, I knew I had to read this book. I have watched shows like Crossing Over with John Edwards and The Long Island Medium in the past and although I am skeptical, it was still a source of ent...

3 Stars

Lifting My Voice - A Memoir

“Lifting My Voice: A Memoir” by Barbara Hendricks is an enlightening, touching read for readers of middle school age to adults. Many people may want to relive the long progressive struts through the painful, bumpy, dusty roads of our histor...

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The Book on Retirement - Are You Ready for the Second-Half of Your Financial Life?

“The Book on Retirement” is a nice guide to help stimulate questions about how to prepare one’s finances for the future. The chapters are divided logically and point out aspects that may not be readily obvious to people trying to establish...

4 Stars

First Ladies of Gardening: Designers, Dreamers and Divas

When I first opened the hardback edition of this book it was a dreary, frigid day in the Midwest with eight inches of snow blanketing my front yard. Instantly I perked straight up when I laid eyes onto the lush, enriched, HD photography of...

4 Stars

The Power of Publicity for Your Business - A Guide to Reaching Customers Through Mass Media

So you have setup your new business venture, how are you now going to market this venture to let the masses out there know what you are offering? This book contains all the tips and even a self-analysis worksheet to get you going. Setting u...

4 Stars

Fat Girl Walking - Sex, Food, Love, and Being Comfortable in Your Skin...Every Inch of It

Fat Girl Walking is pretty good and worth the read. I am not a big memoir person, but I thought that this was up my alley so I decided to pick it up. And well I wasn't disappointed. Now don't think that just because of the title that this b...

4 Stars

First Jobs - True Tales of Bad Bosses, Quirky Coworkers, Big Breaks, and Small Paychecks

This entertaining book is a quick read that will get you thinking back to some of the early jobs you had as a youth. While parts of it are quite amusing, there are other sections that will only have you shaking your head in disbelief. It is...

4 Stars

A Crime Unfit To Be Named - The Prosecution of John William Campbell

John Campbell of Arkansas was arrested for sodomy in 1949. He was charged with two counts involving two different women. Actual court testimonies are used in the telling of this story. According to the author, her main goal is to focus on t...

3 Stars

Shaggy Dog Eats!

In this fun cookbook for dogs, Ms. Bright has offered her readers 24 easy recipes they can make at home for their canine family members. She’s tested each recipe in her own kitchen, so you know you’re getting the best recipes because she’s...

5 Stars

My Boy, Ben - A Story of Love, Loss and Grace

David Wheaton has traveled the world being a professional tennis player at a young age. There truly hasn’t been a place he hasn’t seen considering the amount of traveling he’s done over the years. But lately, all this traveling seems to be...

3 Stars

Catching the Catfishers - Disarm the Online Pretenders, Predators, and Perpetrators Who Are Out to Ruin Your Life

If you are someone who uses the Internet, you’d be doing yourself a huge favor by reading Catching the Catfishers, a timely guide on just what kind of digital trail you’d be leaving across the World Wide Web. Catching the Catfishers: Disarm...

5 Stars

MH 370: By Accident or Design?

In this book, Mr. Lee, who has a military and intelligence background in the United Kingdom and holds many licenses, has done many aircraft accidents and incident investigations throughout his career. He is very well known in the aviation c...

5 Stars

My Teenage Dream Ended

As much as I dislike Farrah as a role model for young girls I was compelled to read this book. It wasn't horrible, actually pretty interesting. I was able to read it pretty steadily. They say there are three sides to every story and it woul...

3 Stars

Dear Coca-Cola

This is a collection of correspondence between big companies and the author. The letters from the author were written to be funny eliciting either professional or funny letters written in response. Some companies refused to entertain shenan...

3 Stars

Man's Best Hero - True Stories of Great American Dogs

In this wonderful anthology of canine stories, we are introduced to a handful of special canines that have gone above and beyond their calling in order to save their owner’s life or to just bring comfort to a person in need of some love and...

5 Stars

It's a Wild Life - How My Life Became a Zoo

All Bud DeYoung wanted since he was a child was to own his own zoo. Many blood, sweat and tears later, he got his wish. Being the workaholic that he is, Bud and his companion Carrie devote all their time and money into making the DeYoung Fa...

4 Stars

Alternate Reality Game Designer Jane Mcgonigal - Stem Trailblazer Bios

In this fun and informative book geared for children, the author tells us about alternative reality game developer Jane McGonigal. She explains how much Jane loved video games growing up and how her passion for playing a good game helped he...

5 Stars

Kissing - A Field Guide

I grabbed Kissing, a Field Guide because I thought it looked very cute. And who wouldn't want to know how to kiss the right way? This comprehensive guide was funny, informative, and just plain cute. At 129 pages it is packed with TONS of wa...

5 Stars

A Nation in the Red - The Government Debt Crisis and What We Can Do About It

“A Nation in the Red” by Murray Holland is not the typical book that I read. For one thing, it is a non-fiction book about our nation’s problems and how they began. I chose this book because I am increasingly worried about our nation’s futu...

4 Stars

Some Writers Deserve to Starve! - 31 Brutal Truths About the Publishing Industry

In this updated and revised edition, the author offers her readers 31 Brutal Truths about the publishing industry that she thinks would benefit any new writer trying to make a break into the industry. She presents her book in a humorous for...

4 Stars

Motherwit - An Alabama Midwife's Story

This book wasn’t what I expected but was absolutely perfect in what it is. It’s not a story but an oral history. Onnie Lee Logan was one of the last licensed lay midwives in Alabama and this is her story. It is written exactly how Onnie tol...

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Ambassador Dogs

Ms. Loeb has traveled all over in order to capture the true meaning of what ambassador dogs really are. The bond between humans and canines is so beautifully amazing and can be found on so many levels that this author decided to write a boo...

5 Stars

Ghostly Tales - Poltergeists, Haunted Houses, and Messages from Beyond

In this fascinating collection of true paranormal stories, which is told to us by thirty year veteran Billy Roberts, he explains what it was like growing up with a special gift. Being a psychic medium since childhood and having it passed on...

5 Stars

Ivory Pal - Born to Fly Higher ~ Beyond the Blue Ribbons

When Rafael Valle sets his eyes on a gorgeous golden palomino named Ivory Pal, his life will be forever changed. He knew this horse had an aura about him and a spirit that he never saw in any other horse he had ever met, even though Ivory P...

5 Stars

From Scratch Inside the Food Network

I looked forward to reading this book as I love the Food Network. Anticipating humorous stories and light reading, I opened this book with enthusiasm. However, what I found was a bit dry with only occasional quick peaks at the television pe...

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  • Author: Allen Salkin
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Food, Home, Style and Travel, Non-fiction
  • Publisher: Putnam

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

Kate's Style - Smart, Chic Fashion from a Royal Role Model

The author of this book, Caroline Jones, has created a look book of pictures that focus on several styles of clothing worn by the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate. Each look is talked about in straight forward fashion terms along with some flower...

4 Stars

So Far, So Good

So Far, So Good is a memoir of Ralph Salisbury. The author was born in 1924 to a half Cherokee-Shawnee father and a tough Irish-American mother in rural Iowa. His mother was tough but still a lady. So Far, So Good is a glimpse of American h...

4 Stars

Take It Off! Again

While this isn’t an extremely long book, about 60 something pages, it’s full of great stuff which will have your interest immediately. Taylor and Justin are male strippers and they’re sharing their lives. Some of their stories are erotic wh...

5 Stars

Welcome Home Mama and Boris - How a Sister's Love Saved a Fallen Soldier's Beloved Dogs

What a fabulous, heartwarming read that tugged at my heartstrings. We’re told the story of how close Carey Neesley and her younger brother, Peter, were to each other and how they depended on each other through the tough times they were face...

5 Stars

The Awesome Inner Workings of Video Games - Shockzone - Games and Gamers

Being a video game player and growing up playing with the Atari 2600 as one of my favorite past times, I couldn’t wait to read this book. It explains exactly what is found in any gaming console available on the market today and presents it...

5 Stars

Alex, The West Nile Horse

I found this to be a very compelling and heartwarming story of how a sick horse who contracted the most debilitating form of West Nile, which caused his brain encephalitis, barely pulled through and found comfort in this author and her daug...

4 Stars

Gathering Strength - Conversations with Afghan Women

I found Gathering Strength hard to read because of the content. From 1996 to 2001, the Taliban ruled most of Afghanistan. As we know, prior to the Taliban's rise to power, Afghanistan has been embroiled in one war or another for decades. Am...

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Live To Write Another Day - A Survival Guide for Screenwriters and Creative Storytellers

I’m always in search of well-written books that help answer questions that many writers might have while they’re working on their own manuscripts or short stories. Mr. Orion provided an entertaining book while telling his readers about his...

5 Stars

Sex, Drugs & Being an Escort

I decided to read this book as a way to gain insight into the mind of a drug addict and escort. To that end, I suppose it did satisfy my curiosity, however the ride wasn't a pleasant one. Ashly Lorenzana is a drug addict and sex worker, and...

3 Stars

The Mortal Instruments Companion - City of Bones, Shadowhunters, and the Sight: The Unauthorized Guide

The Mortal Instruments Companion, City of Bones, Shadowhunters, and the Sight is a great guide (Unauthorized,) to the City of Bones series of books written by Cassandra Clare. This book is being released just in time for the August release...

4 Stars

Travelphan - Fear, Faith, & Glory in a Journey Across Asia

What is life? Why are we alive? What are the factors that must be considered about why we are alive? This book is a journey through one's life and understanding what the author as a person is going through. You experience all of his life's...

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The Panem Companion - An Unofficial Guide to Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games, From Mellark Bakery to Mockingjays

Ok this one I LOVED!! I got an eBook version for review, but I so want it in print to go with my Hunger Games books. It answers just about any question you have about Panem! I want it so bad! So if you are a lover of The Hunger Games and yo...

5 Stars

Bogart - In Search of My Father

"Here's looking at you kid" is a phrase I grew up hearing. It wasn't until I watched "Casablanca" that I truly understood why so many use this iconic quote of Humphrey Bogart's character. It's because of Humphrey Bogart himself, who embodie...

5 Stars

Flirting In Spanish - What Mexico taught me about love, living and forgiveness

Susan McKinney lets us know right away this memoir is more about her romance with Carlos than her upbringing with her intense, famous father. The memoir starts with her extended trip to Mexico. Susan, 33, is unsatisfied with life and lookin...

4 Stars

Shereen Travels Cheap

I am a wannabe world traveler, and I perked up when I saw this book. I love to travel, but usually don't have the money. It's my goal to get in one overseas trip a year (rather than one every ten years, which is my current average). Having...

4 Stars

More Forensics and Fiction - Crime Writers Morbidly Curious Questions Expertly Answered

More Forensics and Fiction is a compilation of medical and forensic science questions and answers. The author has fielded questions and done the research work for authors who were unsure how to handle certain situations or plot points in th...

4 Stars

Divine Vintage - Following the Wine Trail from Genesis to the Modern Age

Divine Vintage: Following the Wine Trail from Genesis to the Modern Age is the combination of thoughts and facts from Mr. Joel Butler, a wine expert and Dr. Randall Heskett, a biblical scholar. The book rotates between biblical references a...

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Egyptian Art

Egyptian Art spotlights 20 great examples of Egyptian art. The pictures are really cool, the fonts are great, and the facts are very interesting. This book also includes timelines. The facts are in there, but it isn't smashed together like...

4 Stars

Modern Architecture

The other book I read from Art In Detail, Egyptian Art, I rated 4 stars. Modern Architecture gets 4.5 because of the beautiful pictures. Again, Art In Detail provides timelines, great fonts, interesting facts, and great pictures. And, once...

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