Book Reviews: The Opposite of Lonliness

The Opposite of Loneliness Author: Marina Keegan Essays and Stories At twenty two years old, 5 days after graduating from Yale, the bright future of Marina Keegan ended in a tragic car accident. Marina left behind a legacy of prose, poetry and essays that startle and tingle with the audacity of intelligence, wit and a […]

Book reviews: Dear Killer

Dear Killer Author: Katherine Ewell (Young Adult Fiction) Dear Killer, the debut novel of 18 year old Katherine Ewell, taunts its way past the critics as Ewell dwells on the life of teenage Kit, her protagonist.  Kit’s mother has trained her from birth to kill based on the idea that there is no morality and […]

Book reviews: The Directive

The Directive  Author: Matthew Quirk Michael Ford detonates the secrets of the U.S. Federal Bank’s “directive,” the pedal that taps the cruise control of U.S. interest rates – and the economy – when he falls into the middle of a crime team who wants to know the directive before the government so that they can […]

Pet Products: Zuke’s

ZUKE’S Clem, my dachshund, is a clever boy!  He is a man of distinction, astute taste, gleaming coat and teeth, glowing mustache with a bit of the twinkle to the eye and blarney to the gait.  Like all men of like mind, Clem demands the best.  Water bowl: gold plate.  Brushes?  Boar bristle from England.  […]

Book Reviews: Retribution

Retribution  Author: Anderson Harp Fast, felonious, and frantic, Retribution combines military intelligence ops, Islamic fanaticism, terrorist tactics and the skill of one American operative, Will Parker, into a novel that descends into the Hell of the Pakistani mountains and treads on thin ice out the other side.  As Harp throws the on switch, Retribution stops […]

Dyson DC65 Now Available at Best Buy – and I Got One!

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free Unlike Cinderella, cleaning is not my deal.  I prefer, like Broad Z, champagne in the crystal slipper.  AND THEN – Best Buy and the Dyson DC65 dropped into my lap […]

Book Reviews: Plaster City

PlasterCity (A Jimmy Veeder Fiasco) Author: Johnny Shaw   Plaster City combusts with characters that burn into the page.  Shaw has written his second novel fronting and Jimmy Veeder, farmer, husband, father and all around good guy and his best friend the iconic Bobby Maves.  Bobby cannot avoid chaos.  In fact, chaos chases him and remains […]

Book Reviews: Ethel Merman, Mother Teresa & Me

Ethel Merman, Mother Teresa…and Me, A Memoir Author: Tony Cointreau Quietly and deliberately, Tony Cointreau, singer and heir to the Cointreau liquor fortune, delivers us from his childhood to his three “mothers,” the women with whom he spent much of his life:  Lee Lehman, Ethel Merman and Mother Teresa in Calcutta.  As Tony tells his […]

Pet clothes reviews: Simply Spoiled

SIMPLY SPOILED by GRANDIVA DESIGNS Made to Fit Fashion for Any Size Dog! Boutique OOAK Harnesses & Dog Coats that Truly Fit Your Dog! You know how it is.  Single review mom.  Most creative vice – facebook recipes.  Freudian transference:  to her soul mate.  Mine: Clem and Bella my dachshunds. HOWEVER, when you are a […]

Health reviews: Tepamine HCL

 Tepamine HCL for Weight Loss and Anti-Aging from: SkinPro The Review Broads have a relationship with SkinPro: I myself have tried and loved their EliteSerum RX, their DNA Serum and their BellaPulse exfoliator. Now SkinPro has a product, Tepamine HCL, that addresses weight loss and anti aging. We were sent a sample to try, but […]

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