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 »

DIY Henna Tattoos

DIY Henna Tattoos: Learn Decorative Patterns, Draw Modern Designs and Create Everyday Body Art by Aroosa Shahid Stars: **** Ulysses Press (2018) Henna/Tattoos 128 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and gorgeous photo graphs in DIY… Read More »

Two Years of Wonder

Two Years of Wonder: A Memoir by Ted Neill Stars: ***** CreateSpace (2018) Memoir/AIDS/Africa/Mental Illness 280 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: September 25, 2012 Ted Neill picked up a knife to cut his wrists open and kill himself. Post hospitalization… Read More »

Funny You Don’t Look Autistic

Funny You Don’t Look Autistic: A Comedian’s Guide to Life on the Spectrum by Michael McCreary Stars: **** Annick Press (2019) Teen Nonfiction/Autism 176 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Like many others on the autism spectrum, 20-something stand-up comic Michael… Read More »

Lovey by Mary MacCracken

Lovey by Mary MacCracken Stars: **** Harper Collins UK (2014) (Reprint from 1974) Memoirs/Special Education/Child Abuse 256 pages This post contains affiliate links. Summary: This deeply moving memoir tells the story of Hannah: a child who has been beaten and abused; a girl full of loneliness and rage; a student no one but learning disabilities teacher… Read More »

I Feel Bad About My Neck

I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron Stars: *** Vintage Books (2008) Humor/Essays 137 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: With her disarming, intimate, completely accessible voice, and dry sense of humor, Nora Ephron shares with us her ups and downs in I Feel Bad About My Neck, a candid, hilarious look… Read More »

Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas

Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas by Ace Collins Stars: ***** Zondervan (2003) Reissue (2018) Religion/Holidays/Christmas & Advent 198 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The cheer of a crackling hearth fire. Colorful cards from friends and loved ones. An… Read More »