I’m Not Really Here

A book review of I’m Not Really Here by Tim Allen Stars: *** Hyperion (1996) Humour 284 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The popular actor and comedian shares his observations on why things are the way they are while sharing his offbeat opinions about the meaning of life and his personal role in… Read More »

Wishful Drinking

Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher Stars: **** Simon & Schuster (2008) Personal Memoirs 176 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Finally, after four hit novels, Carrie Fisher comes clean (well, sort of ) with the crazy truth that is her life in her first-ever memoir. In Wishful Drinking, adapted from her one-woman stage show,… Read More »

The Essential Book of Useless Information

The Essential Book of Useless Information: The Most Unimportant Things You’ll Never Need to Know by Don Voorhees Stars: **** Penguin Group (2009) Humor/Popular Reference 272 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The useless information never ends in the newest, most crucially meaningless entry in the Useless Information series. This latest cornucopia of amazingly… Read More »

The Year of Living Biblically by A.J. Jacobs

The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible by A.J. Jacobs Stars: **** Simon & Schuster (2007) Religious Memoir 400 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Raised in a secular family but increasingly interested in the relevance of faith in our modern world, A.J. Jacobs… Read More »

Designed by God

Designed by God: Honest Talk about Beauty, Modesty, and Self-Image by Regina Franklin Stars: **** Discovery House Publishers (2006) Christian Living/Women/Youth Interests 123 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Whether she’s online chatting with friends, reading a magazine, or watching her favorite television show, today’s young woman faces a constant barrage of guarantees that… Read More »

Beyond the Pale

Beyond the Pale: Folklore, Family, and the Mystery of Our Hidden Genes by Emily Urquhart Stars: **** Harper Perennial (2015) Memoir 288 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Like any new mother, Emily is thrilled when her first child, a daughter, is born. The baby, Sadie, is healthy and stunningly beautiful, with snow white… Read More »

Follow Your Stuff

Follow Your Stuff: Who Makes It, Where Does it Come From, How Does it Get To You? by Kevin Sylvester and Michael Hlinka Stars: **** Annick Press (2019) Children’s Nonfiction/Money 100 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Our cellphones, our clothes,… Read More »