The Man from the Train: The Solving of a Century-Old Serial Killer Mystery by Bill James My rating: 5 of 5 stars Billed as what can only be termed a forensic true crime story, The Man From the Train is a must-read. The style of the book is very deliberately […]
Eat Fat, Get Fit: How to Create YOUR Perfect Diet to Lose Weight, Heal Your Gut, and Have More Energy by Kusha Karvandi My rating: 5 of 5 stars *I received a copy of this book for free through Netgalley to review* I’ve read many articles and a few books […]
For the first few months of the year I’d been fairly good about completing at least one book per month but my pace has slowed because I’m reading drafts of my own book in order to start the painful editing process. I’m also slowly reading through Robert Sapolsky’s newest book, […]
Burnt Land by Tua Harno My rating: 3 of 5 stars *I received a review copy of this title First off, the concept of this book really drew me in and kept me there almost through the end. I felt that although the book was strong at least 3/4 of […]
I’m actually really excited about Misty’s new book Ballerina Body but need to save up or see if my local library will have a copy so I figured I’d repost my review of her memoir from 2014. Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina by Misty Copeland My rating: 5 of 5 […]
The Wall Between by Jesper Bugge Kold My rating: 5 of 5 stars *I received a copy through netgalley to review. Phenomenal! Kold’s writing drew me in immediately. His descriptions are lush but concise and the result is an impression of a character you want to continue getting to know.
Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies by Alastair Bonnett My rating: 5 of 5 stars Maps have a particular power to make visible what is invisible but there are stories that aren’t necessarily visually obvious and that is Unruly Places.
The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova My rating: 4 of 5 stars I received The Shadow Land to review through Netgalley. Admittedly the cover drew me in and the description intrigued me. I’m surprised that I enjoyed the book as much as I did because early on there were stylistic […]
Blog, Inc.: Blogging for Passion, Profit, and to Create Community by Joy Deangdeelert Cho My rating: 3 of 5 stars Reading the description of the book and the reviews I knew what to expect generally from Blog, Inc. It is a spot on title because it really is about blogging […]
Written for the November 30, 2001 issue of CASA Classic Homes, this interview was done with Richard Doolittle owner of Fireplaces by TOTAL in Santa Barbara, California.