Reading is one of my greatest passions. Finding a book that changes my thinking and sparks ideas for me is life-changing. Leave Your Mark. Land Your Dream Job. Kill it in your career. Rock Social Media.
You see her intensity in the headnotes for each recipe.
With so many amazing books being published every single day, we're never at a loss for something new to read. But sometimes, we forgo the newbies in favor of old favorites.
A Window Opens is about the reckoning that results in this knowledge. It's about figuring out who we love and who we most essentially are. I adored Elisabeth Egan's book and know you will do.
What I think I like best about Reclaimed is a distinction film critic Manny Farber made between elephant art and termite art. Elephant art comes in, steps all over you, then stomps out.
It is hard to describe the beauty of Monroe's work. The words on the pages flow from the author's eyes to create a world of rare enchantment. Next, Monroe's brain assembles a plot that moves the characters from one amazing event to another.
Brian Selznick is one of the great artists of our time. In what is now a trilogy (The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Wonderstruck, and the soon-to-be-out The Marvels) he has created a unique storytelling style, one that blends illustration and text in an engrossingly original way.
Summer books are supposed to be entertaining, romantic, sexy and amusing. They should also be easy to read and easy to enjoy. BEACH TOWN by Mary Kay Andrews fits this description to a "t". Andrews' book has enough of a plot to give the book weight but not enough of one to sink you into depression.
Reading about people's struggles with--and triumphs over--addiction is especially fascinating to me. In the world of drug and alcohol abuse, everyone's story is so similar; but at the same time, everyone's story is so unique.
Reading widely and writing book reviews either on your blog or at online bookstores serves your career and your colleagues well. But have you ever read a book review that was totally unhelpful?
Reviewers like Maslin just don't know what they're missing, and they're cheating their readers. Stephen King made Maslin's list. Really? Readers would somehow have missed that he had a new book out?
Jeffery Deaver is a writer who scores hit after hit with his intensely diabolical thrillers. His most popular books feature the investigative team of Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs, and he has written numerous novels with them in the lead roles.
Do Your Laundry Or You'll Die Alone is the perfect gift for any young person who is leaving for college, graduating therefrom, starting a first job or otherwise heading out to conquer the world.
Sooner or later, either passion, generosity, or selfishness will push you to review someone's book.
Sociologist Joanna Kempner has produced a fascinating book about migraine, women, health care, and bias. Kempner -- professor and affiliate of the I...
Now living in Houston after completing his Masters in Public Health, Richards is pursuing his dual passions of fitness training and poetry. The Will Love and Love Will collection showcases layered language that captures the sometime tense other times tender feelings of giving way to love.