Book Reviews


January for the rest of us

January for the rest of us

I take issue with most January blog posts I read that focus on productivity, goal setting, and self-improvement projects in general.

A beginners guide to beginning Zentangle

A beginners guide to beginning Zentangle

I started doodling the beginning of June. I had no idea what I was doing. I have never considered myself an artist, and I've always said, "I can't draw". I'm sure some of you can relate to this.

Week in Review ~ Books I'm Reading

Week in Review ~ Books I'm Reading

photo credit: Laurent Tougas It's been one of those weeks. I know you know the kind I'm talking about. We all have our unique struggles and life situations that challenge our sanity and well being. Mine happens to be a life changing move in just three months. It's been a ...

A Book Review of Coop by Michael Perry

A Book Review of Coop by Michael Perry

About a month ago I was contacted by Trish Collins of TLC Book Tours with the request to do a book review of Coop by Michael Perry. My review would then be a part of a TLC's virtual book tour. Just so you know I was not paid for this ...

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle - a review

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle - a review

Overall, the book was a fantastic read. Kingsolver is engaging, funny, convincing and just an all round excellent writer. The book is an eat your local veggies and meat mantra but the narrative of her family keeps it personal and interesting.

Deep Economy

Deep Economy

My latest read, another Bill McKibben book, Deep Economy, is a great read for anyone committed to building community.

Freedom of Simplicity

Freedom of Simplicity

Freedom of SimplicityI invite you to read the book - it's excellent. If you decide to read it and find the first half tedious you can always skip to Part II on the practice of simplicity. I found Part I, the history of Christian simplicity, fascinating if taken in small ...