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Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Dessert Book

★★★★ We wanted to be our own bosses and work exactly when, where, and how we wanted. Everyone knows Ben and Jerry - they are the masterminds behind the ice cream on every grocery's shelves. The truth about ice cream is that it is easy to make and there are no secrets. But. It wasn't always like… Continue reading Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Dessert Book

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Boyfriend Material – Alexis Hall

★★★★★ Luc O'Donnell, also known as the son of two incredibly famous rock stars, has hit the (yet another) speed bump of his life. His dad just picked up another show and his fame is on the rise (again)...and with that comes increased paparazzi for all those tangentially related...like poor Luc. Luc's latest scandal (though relatively… Continue reading Boyfriend Material – Alexis Hall

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Heiress Apparently – Diana Ma

Gemma Huang graduated from high school a couple of weeks ago and since then, she's moved to LA (from Illinois) to take a gap year of acting (much to her mother's disappointment and her father's worry). After a few "hard" (note - me being sarcastic) weeks of trying out for parts, she manages to land the lead role… Continue reading Heiress Apparently – Diana Ma

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The Mighty Silent e! – Kimberlee Gard

★★★★★ Little e knew he was important... This sweet picture book seeks to teach children the importance of of the letter "e" by personifying letters in the alphabet. In this world, little "e" goes to school with all the other little letters and most of the time, he's left alone. The other letters rarely paid him… Continue reading The Mighty Silent e! – Kimberlee Gard

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Play Like a Girl – Kate T. Parker

★★★★ You can own your strength. You can celebrate it. You can play like a girl. This sweet little book goes through all the life lessons that Kate T. Parker, photographer and soccer enthusiast, has learned over the years. I can't remember a time when I didn't want to play soccer. The book stars with… Continue reading Play Like a Girl – Kate T. Parker

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The Most Amazing Harvest – Pam Bates, Paula Patty

★★★★ ½ "The Most Amazing Harvest" was a bit of a phenomenon for a while...It was spread across the world. The news of the Most Amazing Harvest spread across the nation - of how a community rallied behind one of their own and took care of the sick farmer in his time of need. This little book… Continue reading The Most Amazing Harvest – Pam Bates, Paula Patty

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Trip the Runner – Andrew Rolston

★★★★ He won it twelve years ago. Track. He could still remember that glorious week... Trip Harrington was a hometown hero - winning Gold in the Olympics roughly a decade ago. And since then...he actually didn't do that much. But he didn't need to. Everyone loved him and were beyond overjoyed to have him in their lives. The… Continue reading Trip the Runner – Andrew Rolston

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Kingdom of Ash and Briars – Hannah West

★★ ½ History might be whittled down until all that remains are shining fables of fairy magic and curse-defying kisses. This is the story of a kitchen maid, Bristal, and how she became the most important woman in all the kingdom. Bristal finds out that she is an elicromancer - and that with that magic comes the… Continue reading Kingdom of Ash and Briars – Hannah West

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Affinity’s Window – Douglas L. Wilson

★★★★ Affinity’s gaze fell upon the hideous red eyes of the others. Affinity may just be a little girl but she's already had to deal with so much more than anyone would have expected. Bell Manor, her home, is lonesomely empty...and yet full of the Others. The glowing, spinning crimson light held her eyes. “We are otherworldly.” The… Continue reading Affinity’s Window – Douglas L. Wilson

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Natural Causes – Barbara Ehrenreich

★★★ Once I realized I was old enough to die, I decided that I was also old enough not to incur any more suffering, annoyance, or boredom in the pursuit of a longer life. So, this one goes into understanding what exactly is behind a "natural cause" death and just about everything between life and the great… Continue reading Natural Causes – Barbara Ehrenreich