The World According to Twitter by David Pogue

Stars: ★★★★☆ Thomas Allen & Sons (2009) Summary: The wit and wisdom of the Twittersphere captured in a hilarious, occasionally poignant, and often useful collection of hand-picked tweets. […] David Pogue has tapped into the brilliance of his half-million followers on Twitter by posting a different, thought-provoking question every night. […] Out of 25,000 tweets,… Read More »

See Mom Run: Side Splitting Essays from the World’s Most Harried Moms by Beth Feldman

Stars: ★★★★☆ Summary: Get ready for heartfelt belly laughs with a collection of essays by the nation’s most talented authors, mom bloggers, television producers, parenting experts, entrepreneurs, grandmothers and even a retired senator! From labor pains to potty disasters, weight gain, holiday mayhem, teen angst, empty nest syndrome, home renovations and even colonoscopy exams, See… Read More »

Speed Reviews – Adult Nonfiction

I have a bunch of books that just never got reviewed and I want to start fresh ASAP and review books within a week or two of reading it at the most. So I need to catch up on these reviews. Considering I read these over a year ago, I may not remember enough for… Read More »

The Chimp Who Loved Me And Other Slightly Naughty Tales of a Life With Animals by Annie Greer & Tim Vandehey

Stars: ***** Diva Press (2010)215 pages 20% of sales go to the ASPCA! Summary: The Chimp Who Loved Me is a collection of true stories from the life and times of Annie Greer, a veterinary chiropractitioner, animal healer, radio host, speaker, farmer’s wife and all-around magnet for bizarre animal behavior. […] if you crave twisted… Read More »

Horrid Henry’s Joke Book by Francesca Simon

This review is part of a Horrid Henry Joke Book Tour through Sourcebooks Stars: ***1/2 Sourcebooks Jabberwocky (2010)Children’s Fiction Ages 7-12 Summary: Horrid Henry’s Joke Book features chapters dedicated to jokes much too rude for Mom, jokes not to tell your teacher, wisecracks for your baby-sitter (just make sure you can make a quick getaway!),… Read More »

Cake Wrecks by Jen Yates

Stars: *** Summary: Jen Yates of the Cake Wrecks blog has made a book. The book isn’t just the blog content regurgitated but has never before seen cake photos, information on Jen, the wrecks, the people who make the wrecks, the people who find the wrecks and more. If you aren’t familiar with the Cake… Read More »

The Junk Food Companion: The Complete Guide to Eating Badly by Eric Spitznagel

Stars: ***** Ingredients: junk food facts and fallacies; tips on fast-food etiquette; quotes from celebrated snackers; quizzes for the junk food challenged; the true story of why Cheez isn’t cheese; the wit and wisdom of Bazooka Joe; obscure facts from the archives of junk food history; and much more. The Junk Food Companion is from… Read More »