Animal Love · Book for Review - 2018 · Book Review · Mini-Review · Nonfiction

Mini-Review: Oscar: The Friendly Rottweiler by David A Lees

Here’s another mini-review of a book I recently reviewed for OnlineBookClub.org. To read my full OnlineBookClub official review, you can go here: Oscar: The Friendly Rottweiler Genre: Non-Fiction/Animal Love Themes: Love, Friendship, Loyalty, Family ~ The Good ~ Got to know both author and Oscar, the Rottweiler Reading about Oscar’s stories made me smile Casual, light tone…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Oscar: The Friendly Rottweiler by David A Lees

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Nonfiction

Book Review: Troublemaker by Leah Remini

Pages: 272 Genre: Non-Fiction/Memoir/Autobiography Publication Date: September 20, 2016 Book Perspective: First-Person Some Topics Discussed: Upbringing, Acting, Relationships, Scientology, Hollywood Being an actress can be hard, especially building relationships, both professional and personal ones. However, add a belief and deep involvement in Scientology, then that can add another uncomfortable layer in building those relationships. Actress Leah Remini was in…… Continue reading Book Review: Troublemaker by Leah Remini

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Europe Travels · Nonfiction

Book Review: Rome Reconstructed

Recently, my husband, his mom, her fiancé, and I went on an awesome two-week long vacation. One of the places we visited was Rome, Italy. This is actually my husband and my second trip there. To read my first blog about Rome, click here. I will be working on our second trip (along with the…… Continue reading Book Review: Rome Reconstructed

Animal Love · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Nonfiction

Book Review: Craig & Fred by Craig Grossi

Pages: 272 Genre: Non-Fiction/Memoir Publication Date: October 31, 2017 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: War, PTSD, Animal love, Relationship, Recovery, Friendship, Closure, Determination, Hope, Optimism Meet Craig – a young, determined, strong young veteran who served in Afghanistan. While in service, he meets this unique, loner young dog. Instantly, the two are connected. Craig’s mission is to bring Fred, the…… Continue reading Book Review: Craig & Fred by Craig Grossi

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Nonfiction

Book Review: Very Good Lives by J. K. Rowling

Pages: 80 Genre: Non-Fiction/Self Help/Essay Publication Date: April 14, 2015 Themes: Failure/Success, Advice  J.K. Rowling gives a commencement speech at Harvard University in hopes to inspire the graduates. She shares some personal experiences and openly gives advice to her audience. I was poking around, found this speech given by J.K. Rowling, and found myself wanting to read…… Continue reading Book Review: Very Good Lives by J. K. Rowling

Book Bucket List · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Classic · Nonfiction · Poll Winner!

My Book Bucket List Review: Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally

This is the fourth book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post after this one! Pages: 402 Genre: Non-Fiction/Holocaust/Classic Publication Date: October 18, 1982 Themes: Holocaust, World War II, Concentration Camps, Persecution, Bravery, Courage, Faith, Persistence Oskar Schindler is well known for saving so many people in the Jewish community during World…… Continue reading My Book Bucket List Review: Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally

Book Bucket List · Nonfiction · Poll Winner!

My Book Bucket List: May 2018 Book Poll Closed + Winner

The May 2018 poll is closed and the results are in! My May 2018 read will be Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally because you voted!  This one has been a long time coming for me to read. The first time I learned that the world isn’t just a happy place for everyone was in elementary school when…… Continue reading My Book Bucket List: May 2018 Book Poll Closed + Winner