Books

Libraries Are Closed – But You Can Still Have Unlimited (And Free) Access To All The Books

Libraries Are Closed – But You Can Still Have Unlimited (And Free) Access To All The Books

As more and more libraries across the country close their doors to fight coronavirus and do their part to enforce social distancing, people’s access to free books and entertainment shut down too. When Brooklyn Public Library – my go-to neighborhood library, sent out an e-mail […]

5 Books To Read While On Self-Quarantine

5 Books To Read While On Self-Quarantine

It seems every day the coronavirus spreads to a new state, a new city. In New York, which has just declared a state of emergency, many offices have closed as a precaution, or remain open while encouraging employees to work from home. With family and […]

Book Review: What She Ate by Laura Shapiro

Book Review: What She Ate by Laura Shapiro

Book Review: What She Ate by Laura Shapiro * ♥♥♥♥ * Retails for $24 at Barnes & Noble I’ve always been a sucker for memoirs and biographies. I love the ability to be a fly on the wall and get insight into someone else’s life […]

Book Review: One Summer In Paris by Sarah Morgan

Book Review: One Summer In Paris by Sarah Morgan

Book Review: One Summer In Paris by Sarah Morgan * ♥♥♥♥ * Retails for $8 on Amazon There are some authors that you can turn to when you’re in a certain mood or looking to escape into one. Best-selling author Sarah Morgan is one of […]

Book Review – The Cactus by Sarah Haywood

Book Review – The Cactus by Sarah Haywood

It’s been a while since I’ve read a novel where there is one character who is so unique, borderline strange, poignant and well-developed through dialogue and actions that they feel human and are the main reason why the book is a success. The last book […]

Book Review – Becoming by Michelle Obama

Book Review – Becoming by Michelle Obama

Becoming by Michelle Obama * ♥♥♥♥♥ * Retails for $19.50 on Amazon There was never a doubt that former FLOTUS Michelle Obama’s book would skyrocket to the best seller list, be the natural choice for book clubs across the country and serve as the perfect […]

Book Review – The Girl From Berlin by Ronald H. Balson

Book Review – The Girl From Berlin by Ronald H. Balson

The Girl From Berlin by Ronald H. Balson ♥♥♥♥♥ Retails for $19 on Amazon It’s a little bit tricky – maneuvering crying on your commute into the city because you’ve reached the point where the book you’re reading has had one too many parallels to contemporary […]

Book Review: Happily Ever Esther by Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter

Book Review: Happily Ever Esther by Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter

Happily Ever Esther by  Steve Jenkins + Derek Walter ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Retails for $18 on Amazon. Best read paired with a plant-based meal, like this yummy black bean burger that I eat at least once a week or this vegan banana bread that’s become a family favorite! […]

Book Review – Digging In by Loretta Nyhan

Book Review – Digging In by Loretta Nyhan

Digging In by Loretta Nyhan ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Retails for $16 on Amazon. Best read paired with your very own basil plant – or a Blackberry Basil Cocktail 😉 New recipe coming soon! I find it so interesting that once you make a significant life change (most […]

Book Review – The Good Liar by Catherine McKenzie

Book Review – The Good Liar by Catherine McKenzie

The Good Liar by Catherine McKenzie ♥♥♥♥ Retails for $11 on Amazon. Best read with a cold glass of Tipperary Whisky, 750ml retails for $65.  It’s not too often that I pair one of my book recommendations with a side of alcohol, but Catherine McKenzie’s latest […]