Beauty Reviews: Tints of Nature

Tints of Nature Natural Hair Color I am one very upset (angry, enraged, sick to death) woman. I just came from a highly recommended hair salon, Curly Hair Designs in Salt Lake City. My hair is naturally curly and I have never gone to a specialist in curly hair for a cut and color. Now […]

Book Reviews: Foods that Harm Foods that Heal

This review is long overdue – the reason being that I can’t stop reading every page, then going back to read another page, then going to the store, book in hand, checking out food ingredient lists. That’s the true story. This is one colossal compendium of information that if you DON’T read you will regret. […]

Book Reviews: You

YOU  Author: Austin Grossman YOU sometimes stutters, sometimes sparkles, and always scintillates its way through the labyrinth of the computer game industry as well as its so very human characters. And even the few stutters bring power to the page that is as crystalline as…brilliant coding? I can’t criticize YOU for sciolism: it is almost […]

Book reviews: The House at the End of Hope Street

The House at the End of Hope Street  Author: Menna van Praag For over 61 years, Peggy Abbott has been overseeing the house at 11 Hope Street, Cambridge, England. Peggy is from a long line of Abbotts, including her 200 year old ancestor who founded the House. Most people cannot see the house as it […]

Book Reviews: The Sunshine When She’s Gone

The Sunshine While She’s Gone  Author: Thea Goodman With poignant insight, a voice that announces she WILL be heard, Thea Goodman races our hearts into overdrive in The Sunshine While She’s Gone. Goodman’s theme, salvation, trembles and echoes in her characters, John and Veronica Reed. Veronica has had a hard time bearing little Clara, now […]

Book Reviews: The Mystery Box

Mystery Writers of America Presents The Mystery Box Brad Meltzer, reknowned author of mystery, including The Fifth Assassin and The Inner Circle compiles a delicious anthology of writers with one theme: THE MYSTERY BOX. “There’s nothing more mysterious than a locked box. Whether it’s a literal strongbox, an empty coffin, the inner workings of a […]

Fashion Reviews: Free Country winter wear

Free Country Power Down Series Women’s Arches Down Jacket This is a lean machine of a down jacket. I ordered it in Large although I usually wear a Medium because I like to wear hoodies under my coats in the Utah balmy-NOT 10 degree winter weather. I usually buy Patagonia, which is a great coat. The […]

Book Reviews: The One Good Thing

The One Good Thing Author: Kevin Alan Milne Like Nicholas Sparks, Kevin Milne writes a gentle love story, with a tender ending. Halley and Nathan Steen live a happy life with their kids, Ty and Alice. Nathan is one of those good men, always doing good deeds. In fact, as long as Halley has known […]

Book Reviews: Pukka’s Promise

Pukka’s Promise – The Quest for Long Lived Dogs Author: Ted Kerasote   In this tale of love for his dog, Merle, who passed away too young, and his new addition to the family, Pukka, the lab, Ted Kerasote delivers the goods on why our dogs die so young, and enters the world of THE […]

Book Reviews: Call the Midwife: Shadows of the Workhouse

Call the Midwife: Shadows of the Workhouse  Author: Jennifer Worth The second novel in her autobiography as a 22 year old working in the poorest section of postwar London as a midwife, Jennifer Worth is compelling. The novels are now a PBS series. At Nonnatus House (a pseudonym), a convent and working base for nursing […]

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