The Upward Spiral

A book review of The Upward Spiral: Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression One Small Change at a Time by Alex Korb, Ph.D. Stars: ***** New Harbinger Publications (2015) Depression/Neuropsychology 240 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Depression can feel like a downward spiral, pulling you into a vortex of sadness, fatigue,… Read More »

The Boy Who Loved Too Much

A book review of The Boy Who Loved Too Much: a True Story of Pathological Friendliness by Jennifer Latson Stars: ***** Simon & Schuster (2017) Biography/Special Needs 304 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The poignant story of a boy’s coming-of-age complicated by Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder that makes people biologically incapable of… Read More »

Pound for Pound

A book review of Pound for Pound: a Story of One Woman’s Recovery and her Shelter Dogs Who Loved Her Back to Life by Shannon Kopp Stars: ***** William Morrow (2015) Memoir/Mental Health/Animals 288 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary:… Read More »

The Intelligence Paradox

The Intelligence Paradox: Why the Intelligent Choice isn’t Always the Smart Choice by Satoshi Kanazawa Stars: ***** Wiley (2012) Science & Mathematics 272 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Kanazawa tackles the nature of intelligence: what it is, what it does, what it is good for (if anything). Highly entertaining, smart (dare we… Read More »

Finding Your Bipolar Muse

Finding Your Bipolar Muse: How to Master Depressive Droughts and Manic Floods and Access Your Creative Power by Lana R. Castle Stars: ***** Marlowe & Company (2006) Psychology/Self-Help 320 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Do creativity and mental illness truly go hand in hand, as many people believe? Or are all creative artists… Read More »

God Speaks Your Love Language

God Speaks Your Love Language: How to Experience and Express God’s Love by Gary Chapman Stars: ***** Moody Publishers (2018) Christian Living/Practical Life/Personal Growth 208 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary:  Do you realize that the God of the universe… Read More »

30 Days to Understanding The Bible (+ giveaway)

30 Days to Understanding The Bible: Unlock the Scriptures in 15 Minutes a Day by Max Anders Stars: ***** Thomas Nelson (2018) Religion/Biblical Reference/Handbooks 400 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: If you’ve ever confused the ark of the covenant with… Read More »