Book review: Mangrove Lightning

Mangrove Lightning Author: Randy Wayne White Conch Republic Prize for Literature, as well as the John D. Macdonald Award for Literary Excellency, Florida Literary Legend by the Florida Heritage Society; one of only four writers named as an Editor At Large by prestigious Outside magazine (Jon Krakauer, Hampton Sides and Tim Cahill are the others) […]

I’m just an all natural gal – By Ceci

If you have been reading The Review Broads, you know how I simply subsume and love ALL natural products for the bath, face and body!  Part of my new regime to take care of myself is to give myself lovely soaps and great body moisturizers, as I am one of those people who get caught […]

Two Great Books to Change Your Life for the Good – Better – Best

Self Help in Your Life and in Your Career Finding Your Ruby Slippers – Transformative Life Lessons from the Therapist’s Couch Author: Lisa Ferentz Lord knows I have spent much of my life conferring with therapists and I have always considered it the biggest gift I can give myself: a way to learn about myself and […]

The Top Hot Spots to Eat In Salt Lake City, Utah

Since I live in Salt Lake and eat in Salt Lake I thought it was about time that I pulled some weight in some of the best Salt Lake Eateries.  There are many wonderful restaurants in Salt Lake, but here are the cream of the crop in our opinion! Salt Lake’s increasingly lively nightlife scene […]

Book review: The Heart by French author Maylis de Kerangal

The Heart by French author Maylis de Kerangal translated by Sam Taylor Thump. Thump. Thump.  In 24 hours, this heart will belong to another human being. The 19 year old teenager who owned it has been announced brain dead and his distraught and shocked parents are giving up his organs.  Simon Limbres and his three […]

Book review: The North Water

The North Water Author: Ian McGuire Taut and tensile, The North Water splashes into the sea of pain and gore of the whaling ships and men that poured their muscle and brawn into the harpoons of yesteryear.  Reminiscent of Moby Dick and Old Man and the Sea, McGuire casts the same melancholy harsh brutality into […]

8 Steps That Can Lead You To A More Fulfilling Life

Instead of being rigid in our lives and jobs and relationships, let’s learn to be adaptable.  Let’s learn to pivot, to try new things without overthinking.  John Neyland has a new book out that changes the way we think, and act.  If your New Year’s Resolution is for a BETTER life, a more flourishing life, […]

Book review: No One Can Pronounce My Name

No One Can Pronounce My Name Author: Rakesh Satyal The loveliest of novels, No One Can Pronounce My Name wafts in and out of book bound lives like a fragile dream as it dances with its characters in their pursuit beyond loneliness and fear of the unknown.  Such a novel appears seldom, as the reader […]

Dad, we need diapers and….a little something for mom

Disclaimer: Compensation was provided by Quidsi for this blog post  … and grab me a pair of TOMS in size 9!!! In MY day, the diaper run was mostly…unsuccessful.  You have the baby in your hands, the washing machine’s been out all week, Daddy’s out getting the chink at a business foray, and you reach […]

Book review: The Sellout

The Sellout Author: Paul Beatty Man Booker winner 2016 – first American to win   In The Sellout, nothing is sacrosanct and everything is sacrosanct as the author, Paul Beatty turns us on our heads with a satiric novel that proves genius in every way…every sentence pings with intelligent barb and obnoxious humor, and every […]