Category Archives: non fiction

Stay Fit For Life by Joshua Kozak

This is another DK books entry and it is just as fantastic as everything they publish. Ingeniously presented to make exercise fun, friendly, and easy to do – with full photographs that beautiful illustrate workouts and routines. More than just … Continue reading

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A Teen’s Guide To Getting Stuff Done by Jennifer Shannon

Jennifer Shannon has written a friendly but informative book in a voice nicely suited to teens. I chose this for my 14 year old to help her develop better study habits and I’ve included her review as well. The book … Continue reading

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How Not To Kill Your Houseplant by Veronica Peerless

As with every DK book I’ve read, this is perfectly presented: brief yet concise, easy to navigate, with plenty of pictures and a beautiful and very graphic presentation. As a reference for house plant care, this is exactly what you … Continue reading

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Gravel Cycling by Nick Legan

Gravel Riding is a bit of an odd mixture: the intro describes gravel riding as a pleasant, hassle-free enjoyment suitable for mostly everyone – but then immediately launches into a long section of gravel competitions requiring a fair level of … Continue reading

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Buffy The Vampire Slayer FAQ by David Bushman and Arthur Smith

I love Buffy the Vampire Slayer and thus was happy to review this entry in the FAQ series based on this wonderful cult TV show. Conveniently I had rewatched the whole series less than two years ago and a lot … Continue reading

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The Self-Esteem Habit for Teens by Lisa M Schab

As with so many teens, my 14 year at times grapples with self esteem issues. I asked her to read and write a review of the book, with her thoughts of what was and wasn’t effective for her. Here is … Continue reading

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The Complete Color Harmony by Leatrice Eiseman

As a professional photographer, color theory in my work is extremely important. I am always looking for books that can help deepen my understanding of how to create the most impact with my images. When choosing this Pantone book, my … Continue reading

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