My Planet: Finding Humor in the Oddest Places by Mary Roach

Stars: Reader’s Digest (2013) Reference/Humor 160 pages Summary: Mary Roach is the author of bestselling books Stiff, Bonk and Spook. This book is a compilation of short stories from her Reader’s Digest column. The release in April 2013 coincided with the release of her new book Gulp. I have been meaning to read all books… Read More »

I Ate All Your Cookies by Quinn Conroy

I Ate All Your Cookies (and other things you wish you could tell your kids) by Quinn Conroy ~ Parenting Humor Stars: ★★★★★ Sourcebooks (October 2012) Humor 203 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Parents love their kids very much,… Read More »

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 »