Press Reset is a deep dive into the video game industry. Specifically, the book questions “why is it so hard to maintain job security in the video game industry?” I always assumed that it was the friction between the finance people trying to make money for their investors vs. the
Do you follow recipes religiously? Do you create a weekly menu and then buy all the ingredients to make it? Are you tired of all that work? Then you are ready to read No Recipe? No Problem! Freestyle cooking is usually used by the non-planners among us. However, everyone can
My Review A big goofy dog, a wedding expo, two hot romantic opportunities, and a murder to solve! What’s not to love about Peaches and Schemes? Nina is back running her Georgia B&B in the third book in her series. This time the focus is on the many enemies, and
“I ain’t no zombie. I’m undead! Maybe you can snuff out my ridiculously long life!!”—from Undead Unluck Vol 1. Fuuko Izumi, nicknamed Unluck, has the power of unluck. Anyone who touches her skin-to-skin dies. When she meets the immortal Undead, she names him Andy. Andy hopes she can kill him.
My Review Jack, the 1940s deceased gumshoe, is back in The Ghost and the Haunted Portrait. This time the mystery involves a mysterious painting and a suspicious “accidental death.” A mashup of hard-boiled noir and a cozy mystery sounds like it wouldn’t work at all. But somehow this series does
The Wolf Mile is a fast-paced mashup of The Hunger Games and Game of Thrones! Tyler is looking for his missing sister, Morgan. Lana is looking to heal after an assault at a college party. Both believe their answer lies within the Pantheon. The Pantheon is a collection of seven
Sorrowland is a completely unexpected, but ultimately disappointing, tale. Fifteen and pregnant, Vern runs away from everything she knows. The abusive husband and cult that she is fleeing hunts her down in the nearby woods, but she evades them. Meanwhile, Vern gives birth to twins while learning to live off
I loved Fun Home by this author, so I snatched up The Secret to Superhuman Strength posthaste without reading the book synopsis. Imagine my disappointment when I realized it was about my arch nemesis, exercise. But it is actually a look at how exercise fads have changed over the years
In The Girl Who Died, Una travels to an isolated village in northern Iceland to teach two young girls. The community has a population of only ten. The climate is cold and foggy. The neighbors are less than friendly. And then there is the nightly visitation from the ghostly girl
Imagine waking up on a spaceship in a strange galaxy with no memory of how you got there. Your fellow astronauts are dead. Luckily, you are a scientist and love math. Unfortunately, you soon remember the objective of Project Hail Mary. Save Earth from certain destruction from microbes eating Earth’s
The latest book in the Amish Candy Shop cozy mystery series, Lemon Drop Dead, doesn’t disappoint. Join Bailey, Aiden, Emily, Charlotte and Jethro the spotted pig to solve a couple of mysteries in this humorous installment in the series with serious undertones. Bailey helps her Amish grandmother with her candy
My Review Marygene is more southern than beignets. But she is also willing to gracefully cater her ex-boyfriend’s wedding to save her family’s beloved Peach’s Diner. Marygene and her best friend, Betsy, run into all kinds of trouble when the bride, Lucy, turns up dead for real in the murder
I am still struggling with my New Year’s resolutions: eating healthier and reducing food waste. However, I believe Plant-based Buddha Bowls will help me achieve both. Every Sunday I cram my fridge with fruit and veggies along with my good intentions. Every Saturday I feel guilty about throwing out most
It all started with a sabotaged electrical box causing a grass fire. But the Murder in the Cookbook Nook was the last straw for Jane Steward, “manager of Storyton Hall, the renowned resort for bibliophiles” in the Blue Ridge Mountains. It had sounded like a great publicity idea to allow
The majority of the Resistance Training Revolution is filled with very motivational knowledge from an experienced fitness instructor. Who wouldn’t be thrilled to hear this quote? “Cardio, though it has its place, is the least valuable activity for our body. Cardio slows your metabolism. Cardio-type exercise is an ineffective tool
All twelve major characters from the original trilogy are present in Star Wars Crochet. Instructions are provided for each of them, but yarn, stuffing, and eyes are only provided for Yoda and R2D2. The other items including row counters, hook, needle and thread can be used for all the characters.