Book Brief: Pope Joan by Donna Woolfolk Cross

Pope Joan by Donna Woolfolk Cross Audible Audio Edition Listening Length: 19 hours and 24 minutes Program Type: Audiobook Version: Unabridged Publisher: Recorded Books Audible.com Release Date: September 24, 2009 Barbara Rosenblat (Narrator) My Review (3 Stars: Liked it) I listened to Pope Joan by Donna Woolfolk Cross.  It is about a women, in the 9th century who… Continue reading Book Brief: Pope Joan by Donna Woolfolk Cross

Book Review: The Wedding Dress by Rachel Hauck

My Review (3 Stars: Liked it!) The Wedding Dress by Rachel Hauck is fairly predictable, but still enjoyable.  It is a 'Christian' based novel.  I found the religious undertones to be distracting.  I think the story would have stood better on its own without some of the 'preaching'. Instead of magic, there is divine intervention… Continue reading Book Review: The Wedding Dress by Rachel Hauck

Review: Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum (audiobook)

Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum (audiobook) Audible Audio Edition Listening Length: 15 hours and 56 minutes Program Type: Audiobook Version: Unabridged Publisher: Recorded Books Audible.com Release Date: September 15, 2009 My Review (3 Stars: Liked it!) Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum is a Jewish holocaust story focused on the question of the culpability of Germain citizens.  The author uses great vocabulary and descriptions.  However,… Continue reading Review: Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum (audiobook)

Review: Before The Fall by Noah Hawley

  Before the Fall By Noah Hawley Grand Central Publishing, 2016 My Review (3 Stars: Liked it!) Before the Fall by Noah Hawley got off to a good start with a private plane crash and the dramatic survival of two passengers, a man and a boy. About two-thirds of the way into the story, I felt… Continue reading Review: Before The Fall by Noah Hawley

Review: Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health by William Davis, MD

My Review (3 Stars: Liked It!) Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health by William Davis, MD Rodale Inc., 2014 (Trade paperback first published by Rodale Inc. in June 2014) Author William Davis, MD, explains why so many Americans have 'wheat belly' and describes the detrimental effects of wheat… Continue reading Review: Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health by William Davis, MD

Review: The Stranger by Harlan Coben

  The Stranger by Harlan Coben Dutton (est. 1852), Published by the Penguin Group, A Penguin Random House Company, 2015 My Review (3 Stars: Liked It!) Author, Harlan Coben writes many catchy observations or short commentaries about mundane upper middle-class living and not so mundane events throughout The Stranger.  His writing is filled with one interesting sentence… Continue reading Review: The Stranger by Harlan Coben

Review, Author Interview & Giveaway: Stop The Diet, I Want To Get Off! by Lisa Tillinger Johansen, MS, RD

Stop the Diet, I Want to Get Off! by Lisa Tillinger Johansen, MS, RD Tillinger Johansen Publishing, LLC, 2015 Giveaway Contest Below Win 1 of 10 copies of Stop the Diet (one winner will also win a $25 Amazon gift card) (open to USA & Canada) My Review (3 Stars: Liked it!) When it comes to… Continue reading Review, Author Interview & Giveaway: Stop The Diet, I Want To Get Off! by Lisa Tillinger Johansen, MS, RD

Review: Prodigal Son by Danielle Steel

Prodigal Son: A Novel by Danielle Steel Delacorte Press and imprint of Random House, a division of Random House LLC, a Penguin Random House Company, New York, 2015 My Review (3 Stars: Liked It!) Prodigal Son was a short, quick read for me.  Since I haven't read any other novels  by Danielle Steel (see list below), I… Continue reading Review: Prodigal Son by Danielle Steel

Review: The Other Life by Ellen Meister

The Other Life by Ellen Meister A Berkley Book Published by Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2011 Description (from the author's website) What if you could return to the road not taken? Quinn Braverman is keeping two secrets from her loving husband, Lewis. One is that the real reason she chose him over Eugene, her neurotic, semi-famous ex-boyfriend,… Continue reading Review: The Other Life by Ellen Meister