CSS: Home Sweet Home (+Giveaway)

Stars:&#9733&#9733&#9733&#9733&#9734 Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing 2014 Self-Help/Inspiration 370 pages CSS: Home Sweet Home has stories for many different home situations. No matter where you call home, I’m sure you will find a story you love or even identify with. Planning on moving, remodeling or reminiscing about an old house you used to live… Read More »

Nursing in the 90s (Nurses: The Human Touch)

Stars: **** Ivy Books (1992) Interviews/Life Stories 318 pages Synopsis: “Registered nurse Michael Brown has interviewed over fifty practicing nurses, spanning forty-one states and most nursing specialties. …he takes you to the front lines of his profession, where split-second, life and death decisions are made very day. You’ll experience firsthand the combat like tension of… Read More »

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Gift of Christmas

Stars: ★★★★☆ Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing (2012)443 pagesSelf-Help/Motivational & Inspirational Summary: Share the magic and joy of Christmas. You’ll love these entertaining an inspirational stories of Christmas miracles, family reunions, charity, the wonder of children, the joy of giving, and heart-warming family and religious traditions.  – back of book Another great compilation of… Read More »

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Food and Love by Jack Canfield et all.

Stars: ★★★★★ Summary: Our best memories often revolved around food. And so do our best stories! We’ve put together a heart-warming and mouth-watering collection of stories that will make you laugh, make you cry, and inspire you inside and outside the kitchen. Whether you are reading about funny cooking disasters, holiday traditions, life lessons, or… Read More »

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stay-at-Home Moms

Subtitle: 101 Inspirational Stories for Mothers about Hard Work and Happy Families by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, and Wendy Walker. Stars: ★★★☆☆ Summary: A remake of CSS: Power Moms with a new cover and title. Stories about making the decision to stay home, learning to multi-task, creating at-home jobs and businesses, grateful husbands and… 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 »

The Road to Oz by Kathleen Krull

Subtitle: Twists, Turns, Bumps, and Triumphs in the Life of L. Frank BaumStars: **** Summary: The biography of the author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz books, in illustrated format, meant for children but enjoyable by adults as well. With beautiful illustrations by Kevin Hawkes that compliment the story and make you feel like you… Read More »