Monthly Archives: December 2013

Aurora CV-01 by Ryk Brown

Aurora CV-01 is a decent modern sci fi with enough characterization and action to keep one eagerly listening.  Although the main character might be a bit much of a cliché (the unique snowflake, glib male version), I still enjoyed the … Continue reading

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These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman

These Broken Stars is a well written YA science fiction novel that does circumvent a lot of the cliches in the genre.  What begins as a “Titanic” type disaster turns into a survival story with the characters slowly bonding over … Continue reading

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Deliciously Holistic by Shelley Alexander, CHFS

Deliciously Holistic is a very comprehensive guide and reference book for those wishing to eat better. Recipes, recommendations, care and preparation, and more are included in the book. Also included are the items you’ll need (kitchen utensils and machines) to … Continue reading

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Skeleton Key The Graphic Novel by Horowtiz, Jonston, Kanako, Yuzuru

I’m really enjoying these Alex Rider Graphic Novels.  The manga style artwork is very suited to the over the top aspects of the story and the translation to the graphic novel format is solid.  I have no problem following the … Continue reading

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Happy Hormones Slim Belly

Happy Hormones, Slim Belly is an easy to read book that follows up on the author’s previous diet plans, this time targeting women over 40 and their special needs.  The author does take pains to note that the diet is … Continue reading

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Thrive Energy Cookbook by Brendan Brazier

The Thrive energy cookbook focuses on recipes that create “cost free energy” – each to digest but with all the nutrients needed for peak physical fitness, lowered stress, and to have energy throughout the day (rather than highs and lows … Continue reading

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Planning Pefect Parties by Jen Jones

Planning Perfect Parties: The girls’ Guide to Fun, Fresh, Unforgettable events is a fun, friendly, and colorful book geared toward (and written for) teens and tweens.  The party ideas, favors, etc., are modern and interesting and cover a diverse group; … Continue reading

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