Posts tagged with ‘non-fiction’

  • the greater journey review, the greater journey: americans in paris

    Book Review: The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris

    By on July 17, 2014

    If you enjoy history, art, or Paris, you would enjoy this book if you can stick with it. Whoever...

  • Gift ideas for Mother's Day, motherhood quotes

    Book Review: Mom Candy

    By on May 10, 2014

    This is an inch and a half thick book full of a thousand quotes for moms, perfect for mother’s...

  • Cooked Michael Pollan

    Book Review: Cooked

    By on May 7, 2014

    I became a fan of Michael Pollan’s over his book The Omnivore’s Dilemma which was a watershed read for...

  • Wonderbook

    Book Review: Wonderbook (Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction)

    By on April 26, 2014

    This book is a total delight; take this thick, detailed work slowly and treasure and contemplate every morsel.

  • Confucius Says

    Confucius Says

    By on March 24, 2014

    I found this 1977 $2.00 volume of sayings by Confucius. I couldn’t resist sharing some of these with...

  • cooking with vegetables

    Nigel Slater’s Tender Vegetable Tips

    By on February 28, 2014

    This book is a tome, with over 400 recipes and extensive gardening tips for growing vegetables, it has 624...

  • YNAB and a Total Money Makeover

    By on February 27, 2014

    I couldn’t be more pleased that my husband and I read the above book together and have launched into...

  • Life with my Teen (& Book Review)

    By on February 10, 2014

    Our youngest daughter is deep in her 11th grade year, when a lot of kids feel an enormous amount...

  • Millionaire’s Wisdom

    By on February 5, 2014

    At long last, I’m finally going through my office, getting rid of stuff. The two books above are examples...

  • Mollie Katzen’s New Cookbook

    By on January 29, 2014

    When I became a vegetarian 35 years ago, there weren’t many cookbooks relevant to me, which is why Mollie...

  • Book Review: Hundertwasser for Kids

    By on January 25, 2014

    When I became interested in Hundertwasser, I interlibrary loaned the couple books available on him. One of them was...

  • Two Cool New Science Books

    By on November 19, 2013

    Our teenaged homeschooled daughter is very enthused by these two new books. Originally seeing both in a great local...