Category Archives: non fiction

Unofficial Guide To Walt Disney World by Bob Sehlinger

This book is pretty much a one-stop planning assistant; it contains everything you need to make the right choices when planning your Walt Disney World Vacation. Unlike the sponsored guides like Birnbaums, the authors are given free reign to give … Continue reading

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The Diet Detox by Brooke Alpert

Alpert’s The Diet Detox contains most of the findings about diet and nutrition that we come to expect: avoid sugars, avoid carbs, get away from processed foods, eat smarter. In addition, there are exercises and lifestyle changes such as not … Continue reading

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Food: What the Heck Should I Eat by Mark Hymen

The subtitle of the book is surprisingly accurate rather than flippant: this is a book that takes all we know about the various food groups and updates our knowledge. It turns over a lot of misconceptions about what is healthy … Continue reading

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Perhaps the best subtitle for Plane Crash is the science of Aviation Disasters. Because unlike most books on the subject, this one is highly technical. To his credit, the author does attempt to explain all the mathematical formulae and phsyics … Continue reading

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Atkins Eat Right, Not Less by Colette Heimowitz

Atkins’ Nutritional’s Colette Heimowitz has updated their diet regime to put more of an emphasis on hidden sugar avoidance to combine with the ‘low card’ regime that made Dr. Atkins famous. The book is beautifully laid out – from full … Continue reading

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Decorative Sketches by Rene Binet

Decorative Sketches republishes a 1902 collection of 60 plates from Esquisses Decoratives, a French publication, on the designs of Rene Binet. The forward has been translated from the original French and is nearly inscrutable (and surprisingly risible) in its fin … Continue reading

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The Northern Gardener by Mary Lahr Schier

Published by the Minnesota Historical Society, The Northern Gardener is part home garden guide and part Minnesota history. The book is beautifully laid out and interspersed with diagrams, drawings, photographs, and other illustrative examples to accompany the text. The book … Continue reading

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