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Lemons Are A Girl's Best Friend

Posted by [email protected] on April 8, 2018 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)

This is the first time that I have ordered book like this, with recipes and life hacks in it.  This will be interesting to say the least.  I will give give this book 4 stars.  I would recommend this to anyone.

This book covers anything from cherries to seaweed.  This will be an interesting book to say the least.

I look forward to trying the recipes and the beauty treatments.

Lullaby Road

Posted by [email protected] on February 12, 2018 at 10:40 PM Comments comments (0)

This author is a new one for me.  I give this book four stars.  I would recommend this book.  It really helps to read the first book by James Anderson.  Ben Jones drives an eighteen wheeler.  He drives up and down Hwy 117.  This book has been confusing to read.

Cecil Boone was the manager of the truck stop.  He was talking to Ben and told him that someone had left him something on Island 8.  Ben asked Cecil what is was, and Cecil told him that it was none of his business.  He finds a Hispanic boy, named Juan.  He finds a note pinned to Juan that said not to tell anyone, Bad trouble. As he was getting ready to leave, his friend Ginny, who he shares a duplex next to Ben's. She gives him a car seat with her daughter Belli,  in it. He keeps refusing to take her, but in the end he takes her.  So he starts his journey on Hwy 117.

This has been the most confusing book that I have read.  I liked the book, but I don't know if it was the book or me but it was all over the place.

I received this book for Blogging For Books for my honest opinion.

The Keto Reset Diet

Posted by [email protected] on December 5, 2017 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

These are two more new authors that I have not seen before.  I will be looking forward to trying some of the recipes. Until I got this book I did not even know what a keto diet was.  I would recommend this book.  I give it 4 stars.

Keto is a state of metabolic efficiency where you are able to burn stored energy in the form of body fat and ketones, and not be dependent upon regular high carbhydrate meals to sustain your energy, mood, or cognitive focus. I am going to do a little more looking so that I can be more prepared to not fail.  

Brad and Mark has laid out the book to where it is easy to follow. This book was easy to read. It has some pretty good recipes in it, so I look forward to eating some of the recipes.

I received this book from "Blogging For Books," for my honest opinion.


Posted by [email protected] on October 27, 2017 at 5:40 PM Comments comments (0)

I have been collecting cook books for a few years now and I have to say I am disappointed in this one.  For those that like this kind of book will like, but it is not for me.

As far as the book itself, it is a nice looking book. I give it a 4 for the cover and back of the book.

I guess I will have to start paying more attention to the description of the books from now on.  I thought I was getting a cook book.  Out of 303 pages there is only 27 recipes.  Most of them has ingredients that I have never heard of.  If you are looking for a lot of recipes, i don't recomend this book.

"I received this book from Blogging for Books for this review."

Bringing Maggie Home

Posted by [email protected] on September 7, 2017 at 11:15 PM Comments comments (0)

I love this author. This is the sixth book that I have read so far. I give the book 4 stars. I would recommend this book. This story spans around 70 years and 3 generations of DeFord women. All families has secrets.

The story starts in Arkansas, with 10 year old Hazel and 3 year old Maggie. They are having a tea party. Maggie accidently drops some of it and it breaks. Hazel yells at Maggie about breaking it, and she starts crying. While Hazel is picking blackberries, for a cobbler for supper, Maggie came up missing. Hazel's dad turned to alcohol. Hazel never told her daughter and grandaughter about what happened with Maggie. Hazel's daughter is Diane. Diane's daughter is Meghan. 

Meghan, is a cold case detective. She had to leave work to recover from an accident. She goes to spend the time with Hazel.  She does not know her mother is coming. They will be all together at one time.  Hazel's secret about Maggie comes out.  Meghan wants to solve the mystery of what happened to Maggie.

Diane's mother  Hazel, was so protective.  Detective Meghan and Detective Eagle joined forces to solve the disappearance of Maggie DeFord.  They go to see Elaine Burton Durdan.  Elaine and her husband Nolan could not have any children themselves.  Elaine's parents ran the orphanage. Elaine's mother Nora was kidnapping children. Nora was sneaking the kids out and this was not noticed.  While Meghan was investigating, her mom Diane was sitting with her grandmother while she has surgery.  After surgery Hazel fell into a coma.  I am not going to give away the ending. I really wasn't expecting it.

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City of Miracles

Posted by [email protected] on July 28, 2017 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)

This is the last book of the trilogy.  I have read two of his other books, City of Stairs and City of Blades. I give this book 4 stars. I would highly recommend this book.  This book is about Sigrud je Harkvaldsson and how his best friend Shara Komayd is killed. While searching for the killers, he has to protect Shara's daughter, Tatyana.

Shara was the Prime Minister. Shara had a daughter named Tatyana.  Shara's whole name was Ashara Komayd. 

Sigrud looks for Shara's killer.  He wants revenge and he wants them dead. He learns that someone is also looking for Shara's daughter, Tatyana.  Sigrud and Shara were closer that lovers, they were comrades.  They were fellow soldiers that depended on each other.  Sigrud goes to Shara's house and it was empty.  He wonders why, if empty why is it still guarded.  Sigrud, Tatyana and Ivanya are on a train and the train gets hijacked. They blow up part of the train.  He finds a Saypuri woman.  They start fighting.  He says to her, you were trying to kill Tatyana. You and your people were the ones to kill Shara.

"I received this book from Blogging for Books for this review."

Gathering the Treads

Posted by [email protected] on July 7, 2017 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)

I love this author.  I have 11 of her books so far. This is the third and final book of The Amish of Summer Grove.  I give her book 5 stars. I recommend this book to all that enjoy reading about the Amish.  This story really starts two books back, where Lovina Brenneman gave birth to twins, Ariana and Abram. Also at the birthing center was a girl Brandi Nash, who also gave birth to a girl. The birthing center caught fire and in a hurray to get out, the girls were switched.

Brandi and Nicholas' daughter is Skylar Nash. Skylar is on drugs. Skylar gets jealous of Ariana.  She thinks Brandi and Nicholas will give her what she wants. When she went to stay with the Brenneman's Nicholas took her phone and car away from her.  Brandi and Nicholas are divorced.  Lovina and Isaac are Skylar's biological parents. Nicholas and Brandi are Ariana's biological parents.  Nicholas wants Ariana to come and stay with them for a year.

After Ariana came back from Brandi and Nicholas's things were strained. Isaac finds Ariana's cell phone and calls the bishop to come so they could take the phone away from her. She refuses to give them her phone. Since both girls are staying with Isaac and Lovina, they have had a few disagreements. Ariana's boy friend is named Rudy.  Rudy does not like the idea that Ariana is helping Quill. He helps women escape the abusive husband .  He was angry when Ariana told him. She told him that he could go to, but he said he couldn't go because he didn't want trouble with the bishop. Ariana eventually broke up with Rudy.  After awile Rudy started dating someone else.

Ariana and Quill got married. Abram, Skylar's brother married Cilla. Cilla has cystic fibrosis. Abram and Cilla decided not to have any children. Ariana was pregnant. Skylar and Jax got married, after she got out of school. Susie and Levi got married and had a boy.

"I received this book from Blogging for Books for this review."

The Road to Paradise

Posted by [email protected] on June 18, 2017 at 11:55 PM Comments comments (0)

I normally don't read this kind of book. I am more into sci fi and horror type stories. I did enjoy the book, so I will give it 4 stars. I recommend this to anyone that likes this type of book. This is the first book in the Shadows of the Wilderness series.The story is about Mount Rainer National Park and two of the people that work there Margaret Lane an Chief Ranger Ford Brayden.


Margie, as she is called, gets a job at the park. She had dreamed of living and working in Mount Rainer since she was a little girl. She is also trying to escape from Philip. She didn't think her ex fiance, Philip would think to look for her there. He wants to destroy the beauty of Mt. Rainier. Philip wants to modernize the mountain. Philip will go to any length to get what he wants. Margie is also the daughter of a senator.


Ford Brayden is a Chief Ranger at Mount Rainer National Park. He loves his job. He and Margie become friends. When Margie started at the rangers, she asked superintendent Brown how long Ford had been with the National Park Service, and he told her that Ford had been born on the mountain, and he would die on the mountain just like his father had before him.

"I received this book from Blogging for Books for this review."

Peace in the Valley

Posted by [email protected] on May 14, 2017 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)


This is the third book by this author. I have enjoyed reading it. I give this book 4 stars. I highly recommend this it. this book is about Trey and his family. Trey left the ranch to pursue his music.Trey's parents died when he was 3 years old. His uncle Sam rescued him and adopted him and made him his son.


Trey does not trust people very easy. He married a woman named Cathy. She died of a drug overdose. Trey's dad, Sam has been very sick and needs a liver transplant. Trey was tested and he is the best match. He leaves everything and moves back home. He meets Sam's neighbor, Lucy. She is a single mom of 3 plus her 14 year old sister- in - law, Ashley. Trey and Lucy had a wreck and it totaled her van. Trey bought her a new one.


Lucy's children took to Trey right off that bat. Lucy has been struggling with her farm, so Trey helps her to fix it up. He did not tell Lucy about him giving Sam some of his liver. Lucy has been struggling with her farm, so Trey helps her to fix it up. After Trey and Sam's surgery, Trey got a post surgical infection in a deep wound. The temperture finally went down and stayed down, and Trey and Sam came home. After a lot of talking and healing, Trey and Lucy decided to get married in the fall.



The IBS Elimination Diet and Cookbook

Posted by [email protected] on May 14, 2017 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)

This is a new author for me. When I got this book, I did not realize to what extent that it covered. I recommend this book for anyone that has any kind of stomach problems, and give it 4 stars.  I am also a diabetic so this will help me with that.  The pictures are beautiful.

This book gives sample meal plans and a grocery list for a 7 day meal.  It recommend to get fresh items if at all possible. One of the questions asked was that this person was reading the label, and saw that all the ingredients except one was ok. She wanted to know if she could eat this, and was told no.  She said that the closer you adhere to the diet during this time period, the more you will learn about how your IBS symptoms respond.

This book lists what you need to put in your pantry and it breaks it down by food groups, like meats, milk, vegetables, grains, proteins, beverages, sweets, oil, uts and seed, fruit, poultry, just to name a few.  It also tells you how to read food labels.  The recipes are nicely written, and they look like they will taste good.  I will be trying these recipes.

I have recieved this book from Blogging For Books for my honest opinion.