Book Reviews From the Vault: Knitting for the First Time

Last year, I started knitting, and Knitting for the First Time by the Vanessa-Ann Collection was one of the first resources that I looked to for understanding the concept. How effective was it? Find out here! Lately, I have been taking up knitting as part of a club that I facilitate at a public library.Continue reading “Book Reviews From the Vault: Knitting for the First Time”

What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City Book Review

As a Michigander, I read books about and involving my state whatever chance I get. Recently, I came across What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha – a pediatrician at the Hurley Medical Center in Flint, and it opened my eyes upContinue reading “What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City Book Review”

Book Reviews From the Vault: Caterham Sevens, The Official Story of a Unique British Sportscar From Conception to CSR

Reading Caterham Sevens, The Official Story of a Unique British Sportscar From Conception to CSR by Chris Rees was one of the first challenges I encountered while reviewing books. I rarely read books about cars, but I can definitely see its appeal to car fanatics. Full disclosure: I was challenged by Car-Revs-Daily.com to review thisContinue reading “Book Reviews From the Vault: Caterham Sevens, The Official Story of a Unique British Sportscar From Conception to CSR”

Divan of Shah Book Review

Full disclosure: I was given a free PDF copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Since April is National Poetry Month, I wanted to try my hand reading and reviewing poetry. I oversee the poetry collection at the one of the libraries I work at, so it makes sense to get toContinue reading “Divan of Shah Book Review”

Tesla: Inventor of the Modern Book Review

It has occurred to me that I have never reviewed a biography on this website. I am going to remedy this with analyzing Tesla: Inventor of the Modern by Richard Munson – a great level-headed biography of the inventor Nikola Tesla. What makes a great biography? I will tell you. Since a biography is aContinue reading “Tesla: Inventor of the Modern Book Review”

The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America Book Review

Imagine waking up on a spring morning. What is the first thing you hear besides your alarm? It will probably be a bird chirping or trilling. At first, it sounds pretty pleasant, maybe even lovely, but sometimes, the bird’s calls will become so annoying that you would want to send your cat outside just toContinue reading “The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America Book Review”

Book Reviews From the Vault: Buy My Book, Not Because You Should, But Because I’d Like Some Money

I get a lot of requests to review books by various authors. Buy My Book: Not Because You Should, But Because I’d Like Some Money by John Marszalkowski was my favorite because it was the very first inquiry I got. It also helped me to open more doors in the book reviewing industry, and IContinue reading “Book Reviews From the Vault: Buy My Book, Not Because You Should, But Because I’d Like Some Money”

Book Reviews From the Vault: Dear Fahrenheit 451, Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks

Dear Fahrenheit 451, Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks by Annie Spence was probably the most fun I ever had while reading. I laughed and learned a lot while reading the letters she wrote to the books that impacted her the most. I wanted to challenge myself while doing this review, so I hope youContinue reading “Book Reviews From the Vault: Dear Fahrenheit 451, Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks”

The Biggest Lie in the History of Christianity: How Modern Culture is Robbing Billions of People of Happiness Book Review

Once in a while, there comes a book that divides readers. Some people would think it is the most wonderful book in the entire world, and others would think it is not what it’s cracked up to be. The Biggest Lie in the History of Christianity: How Modern Culture is Robbing Billions of People ofContinue reading “The Biggest Lie in the History of Christianity: How Modern Culture is Robbing Billions of People of Happiness Book Review”

Book Reviews From the Vault: Always Look on the Bright Side of Life, A Sortabiography

There were a multitude of reasons why I started reviewing books and sharing them with others. One of them was this particular author Eric Idle. He has a reader’s blog on his website, and he would promote it on Twitter. I thought that this was so interesting that I wanted to do it myself. SoContinue reading “Book Reviews From the Vault: Always Look on the Bright Side of Life, A Sortabiography”