Cut Me Loose – A Review

I recently received a copy of Cut Me Loose: Sin and Salvation After My Ultra-Orthodox Girlhood from NetGalley and Penguin Books. And I’m super excited to share this book with you.  Cut Me Loose chronicles the early life of Leah Vincent, in her transition from Ultra-Orthodox Jewish girl, to secular woman. So what’s this book Read More …

My Kitchen Wars – A Review

I recently received a digital copy of My Kitchen Wars for review from Open Road Integrated Media and NetGalley. Originally published in 1999, the new ebook edition makes My Kitchen Wars by Betty Fussell a much easier book to find. So what’s this book about anyway? A Synopsis – A survivor of the domestic revolutions that Read More …

Head Case – A Review

I recently finished reading Head Case: My Brain and Other Wonders by Cole Cohen. My copy of the book was provided to me by Henry Holt & Co and NetGalley. Head Case is an interesting read that I’m very excited to share with you. So what’s this book about anyway? A Synopsis – The summer Read More …

Squirting Milk at Chameleons – A Review

Squirting Milk at Chameleons: An Accidental African by Simon Fenton was an interesting read that I’m excited to share with you. So what’s this book about anyway? A Synopsis – Squirting Milk at Chameleons is the tale of an Englishman making a life for himself in Senegal. Khady pulled out a breast and with a Read More …

Stir – A Review

Stir: My Broken Brain and the Meals That Brought Me Home by Jessica Fechtor is the 1st book I was accepted to review for NetGalley.com and I couldn’t think of a better book to start with. Stir will be released on June 23rd, 2015. So what’s this book about anyway? A Synopsis – At 28, Jessica Read More …

Friday Finds: The Whirlwind in the Thorn Tree

I recently finished a fabulous book, written by the author S. A. Hunt. He’s an author you’ve never heard of, but that’s ok. I hadn’t heard of him either until I ran across his book The Whirlwind in the Thorn Tree on BookBub.  At the time, The Whirlwind in the Thorn Tree was available as Read More …

Cold Vengeance – A Book Review

As some of you may know, I am an avid reader – at least some of the time.  There are periods when I go months without reading, but in the end, I always seem to pick up a book – and then I can’t stop reading again.  My most recent read is the book Cold Read More …

Spinning a Yarn

The 7th and final chapter in our book, Farm Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of Country Life is entitled Spinning a Yarn.  This chapter of the book covers: Carding and spinning yarn Natural dyes How to make a flower press How to make a corn husk doll Making rag rugs Making candles Quilt patterns Read More …