The Monopolists

The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury and the Scandal Behind the World’s Favorite Board Game by Mary Pilon Stars: **** Bloomsbury (2015) Biographies/Board Games/Historical Study 336 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The Monopolists reveals the unknown story of how Monopoly came into existence, the reinvention of its history by Parker Brothers and multiple media outlets,… Read More »

Lies Girls Believe (Girl’s & Mom’s Guide)

Lies Girls Believe & The Truth That Sets Them Free by Dannah Gresh and Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth AND A Mom’s Guide to Lies Girls Believe & The Truth That Sets Them Free by Dannah Gresh Stars: ***** Moody Publishers (2019) Kids/Nonfiction for 8-12 year olds 176 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of these books… Read More »

ALS Saved My Life Until It Didn’t

ALS Saved My Life Until It Didn’t by Dr. Jenni Kleinman Berebitsky with Joyce Kleinman & Elizabeth Flynn Stars: **** PB & Js Publishing (2018) Memoir 278 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Most people know life will not necessarily… Read More »

Your Future Self Will Thank You

Your Future Self Will Thank You – Secrets to Self-Control from the Bible & Brain Science – a Guide for Sinners, Quitters & Procrastinators by Drew Dyck Stars: **** Moody Publishers (2019) Christian Living/Spiritual Growth 224 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate… Read More »

A Mood Apart

A Mood Apart: Depression, Mania, and Other Afflictions of the Self by Peter G. Whybrow, M.D. Stars: **** Basic Books (2015) Psychology/Depression/Mental Illness 408 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: When first published in 1997 this groundbreaking work on the science of mood both redefined the field and—with compassion, understanding, and scientific rigor—made it… Read More »

The Pain of Suicide

The Pain of Suicide: A Phenomenological Approach to Understanding ‘Why?’ by Dr. Jo-Ann Rowland Stars: **** Clink Street Publishing (2019) Suicide/World Issues 148 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Every suicide is an individual tragedy whose origins challenge our mental capacity.… Read More »

The Psychology of Social Media

The Psychology of Social Media by Ciarán Mc Mahon Stars: *** Routledge (2019) Psychology/Social Media 106 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Are we really being ourselves on social media? Can we benefit from connecting with people we barely know… Read More »