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”

Book Reviews From the Vault: The Rosie Project

Last year, Oprah revealed the list of the top 20 greatest ever romance novels according to Goodreads Reviews, and The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion was on it. At first, I was a little shocked, but after reading it, I had to agree. Lately, I have been reading a lot of books about curmudgeons andContinue reading “Book Reviews From the Vault: The Rosie Project”

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”

Book Reviews From the Vault: The Flight Attendant

A television series based on The Flight Attendant by Chris Bohjalian is in the process of being filmed, and it will air on HBO Max. However, the production has been halted because of COVID-19. Have no fear, I have a review of the novel here, and despite some flaws, it is worth the adaptation. IContinue reading “Book Reviews From the Vault: The Flight Attendant”

Book Reviews From the Vault: The Vampire of Maple Town

Fairy tales are some of the most timeless stories that we hear in our lifetimes. This explains why various media still revamp them into modern adaptations. The Vampire of Maple Town by Kane McLoughlin continues this tribute, but does it stand out? Let’s find out! Full disclosure: The author of the book that I amContinue reading “Book Reviews From the Vault: The Vampire of Maple Town”

Book Reviews From the Vault: The Atomic City Girls

I had a lot of mixed reactions while reading The Atomic City Girls by Janet Beard. Find out what elements made me feel this way. Once in a blue moon, there comes a book that is misleading. It directs readers on a different path that the one it promises to go on. However, if theContinue reading “Book Reviews From the Vault: The Atomic City Girls”

Book Reviews From the Vault: Richville, Another Tale of Travail and Treachery

This novel was a challenge in a way that I never would have expected. When I work on reviews, I usually look at what other people have said on Goodreads and Amazon. However, no one has evaluated this book, and this remains true to this very day. So enjoy the very first review of Richville,Continue reading “Book Reviews From the Vault: Richville, Another Tale of Travail and Treachery”

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: You Can’t Spell America Without Me, The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year as President Donald J. Trump (A So-Called Parody)

Since today is Presidents’ Day, I want to share with everybody my review of You Can’t Spell America Without Me, The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year as President Donald J. Trump (A So-Called Parody) by Alec Baldwin and Kurt Andersen. Writing this review immensely expanded my comfort zone because it isContinue reading “Book Reviews From the Vault: You Can’t Spell America Without Me, The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year as President Donald J. Trump (A So-Called Parody)”

Book Reviews From the Vault: A Man Called Ove

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman contains one of the most memorable curmudgeons in modern literature. Check out why Ove works as an anti-hero here! In many books, there are protagonists, who may come off as despicable, crabby, picky, etc., in other words, an anti-hero. Readers love to hate them, yet making these charactersContinue reading “Book Reviews From the Vault: A Man Called Ove”