Non Fiction

Educated by Tara Westover

I normally jump into writing a review as soon as I am done with a book. Before starting this one however, I had to pause and get my steady breathing back and not hear the my heart beating and the noise actually pumping in my ears. It may sound dramatic but I have spent the… Continue reading Educated by Tara Westover

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Arts & Crafts& food, Non Fiction

Badass Babe Workbook by Julie Van Grol

I requested this book via NetGalley,because the name and content seemed unique in the description. I was lucky to have the request approved and It turned out that I was right about it on both counts.This book uses the usually semi-derogatory term babes and turns it around to spear a whole different thought trend. The… Continue reading Badass Babe Workbook by Julie Van Grol

Arts & Crafts& food, Non Fiction

Home Life Around the World by Anita Martinez Beijer

This is a book that I requested via NetGalley because I have had an obsession with home improvement shows for the past couple of years. The variety of ideas that people have, and the different styles that please different people has been an interesting human nature study. Though I may not like the same things… Continue reading Home Life Around the World by Anita Martinez Beijer

Non Fiction

Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life by Helen Czerski

I am surprised that the book I am writing a review for today is yet another Non-fiction ( I am finally growing up!). I have a new badge! this exciting update has been provided in the About the badges page. This book was sitting on my to read shelf for ages and then on my actual physical… Continue reading Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life by Helen Czerski

Arts & Crafts& food, Non Fiction

Secrets of Ayurveda by Gopi Warrior, Dr. Harish Verma, Karen Sullivan

This book is completely different than many of the others that I have read/reviewed in the past year. There were several things about this that caught my eye on NetGalley and I received an advance reviewer's copy to review. One of those things was that the people who had written it, were people with the right… Continue reading Secrets of Ayurveda by Gopi Warrior, Dr. Harish Verma, Karen Sullivan

Non Fiction

Being a Writer: Advice, Musings, Essays and Experiences From the World’s Greatest Authors by Travis Elborough, Helen Gordon

The title is a mouthful, and with good reason. This book ( which I received via a suggestion in NetGalley) contains precious words collected from several of the best writers. I am not planning, or intending to be a writer any time soon and can verify that this book can attract even the impartial reader… Continue reading Being a Writer: Advice, Musings, Essays and Experiences From the World’s Greatest Authors by Travis Elborough, Helen Gordon