AWRW Book Review: Dark Confessions Of An Extraordinary, Ordinary Woman, by Author Jenn Sadai @AuthorJennSadai

Dark Confessions of an Extraordinary, Ordinary Woman follows the author on her journey from a drug-addicted thief who felt trapped in an abusive relationship to a confident and capable marathon-runner. It is filled with intense drama, troubled romance, and all sorts of dirty little secrets. Kindle Edition, 103 pages Published February 1st 2014 by Little Creek […]

AWRW Book Review: Drunk Chickens and Burnt Macaroni, by Author Mary Smith @MarySmithWriter

Drunk Chickens and Burnt Macaroni offers a remarkable insight into the lives of Afghan women both before and after Taliban’s rise to power. The reader is caught up in the day-to-day lives of women like Sharifa, Latifa and Marzia, sharing their problems, dramas, the tears and the laughter: whether enjoying a good gossip over tea […]

The Terrorists of Iraq, by Author Malcolm W. Nance @Tapstri : Guest Book Review by Ben Ready

This highly decorated, visible author is revising the first edition of this book in the wake of the most recent turmoil. His new edition contains valuable insight to many of the terrorist groups in the Iraq region including ISIS, which is being talked about on nearly every news outlet today. The book continues to draw […]

AWRW Way Back Wednesday: Daddy Was the Black Dahlia Killer, by Mike Newton & Janice Knowlton

Way Back Wednesday is a Book Meme created by A Well Read Woman with the aim to write mini book reviews on books read in the past, that left a lasting impression. You know what kind of books I am talking about… The ones that you have read multiple times, and they still bring you […]

Guest Post by Ben Ready, ISIS: Inside The Army Of Terror, by Authors Michael Weiss & Hassan Hassan @MichaelDWeiss @HxHassan

A revelatory look inside the world’s most dangerous terrorist group… Initially dismissed by US President Barack Obama, along with other fledgling terrorist groups, as a “jayvee squad” compared to al-Qaeda, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has shocked the world by conquering massive territories in both countries and promising to create a vast […]

AWRW #WayBackWednesday Book Review: Cobain, by Rolling Stone Magazine & Holly George-Warren

Happy Wednesday, Bookworms!  Way Back Wednesday is a Book Meme created by A Well Read Woman with the aim to write mini book reviews on books read in the past, that left a lasting impression. You know what kind of books I am talking about… The ones that you have read multiple times, and they […]

AWRW Way Back Wednesday Book Meme: Lucky, a Memoir by Alice Sebold

Way Back Wednesday is a Book Meme created by A Well Read Woman with the aim to write mini book reviews on books read in the past, that left a lasting impression. You know what kind of books I am talking about… The ones that you have read multiple times, and they still bring you […]

AWRW Way Back Wednesday Book Review: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America

Way Back Wednesday is a Book Meme created by A Well Read Woman with the aim to write mini book reviews on books read in the past, that left a lasting impression. Rules for participation can be found by clicking on this button: I encourage everyone to join in! This week’s Way Back Wednesday post […]

AWRW Way Back Wednesday Book Review: Cruel Sacrifice, by Aphrodite Jones

Way Back Wednesday is a Book Meme created by A Well Read Woman with the aim to write mini book reviews on books read in the past, that left a lasting impression. You know what kind of books I am talking about… The ones that you have read multiple times, and they still bring you […]

AWRW Way Back Wednesday: Helter Skelter, The True Story of The Manson Murders

Way Back Wednesday is a Book Meme created by A Well Read Woman with the aim to write mini book reviews on books read in the past, that left a lasting impression. You know what kind of books I am talking about… The ones that you have read multiple times, and they still bring you […]

AWRW Way Back Wednesday Book Meme: Sybil, by Flora Rheta Schreiber

Way Back Wednesday is a Book Meme created by A Well Read Woman with the aim to write mini book reviews on books read in the past, that left a lasting impression. You know what kind of books I am talking about… The ones that you have read multiple times, and they still bring you […]

AWRW Presents: Freebie Friday!

Welcome Bookworms! I apologize for not hosting a Freebie Friday in awhile… I promise to make it up to all of you by showcasing several free books from popular genres that you may be interested in! So, let’s get started! 1.) Amethyst, by Heather Bowhay  (Young Adult, Urban Fantasy) College-bound Lexi Adams leads no ordinary […]

AWRW Interview with Award Winning Author, Poet, and Journalist Mary Smith!

Today I have the privilege of interviewing author, poet, and journalist Mary Smith. Mary Smith has written No More Mulberries, and Drunk Chickens and Burnt Macaroni: Real Stories of Afghan Women, as well as Thousands Pass Here Every day, which is a full length poetry collection. Having spent time in Afghanistan herself, she is able […]

Blogging from A to Z Challenge: From A is for Adult Fiction, to Z is for Zombie Fiction!

I may be a day, (or 24 days), late and a dollar short for the April A to Z Blogging Challenge, created by Tossing It Out, but I wanted to participate anyways. My challenge will include discussing book related things, for each letter of the alphabet. ALL AT ONCE! A is for Adult Fiction! Adult […]

Stacking The Shelves Saturday

Welcome all! I began my week with Mailbox Monday, but wasn’t able to locate the creator of the Meme. But don’t fret, I have found another meme that is remarkably similar titled ‘Stacking The Shelves Saturday’, created by Team Tynga’s Reviews. So in order to give credit where credit is due, I will be using this […]

Book Review: Tasha Tudor’s Garden

“Tasha never wastes a leaf: The spoils are fed to the hens. And that, in a nutshell is Tasha’s philosophy of life. Not a moment, not an action, not a leaf is ever wasted.” I love Tasha’s way of thinking, and her way of life in general. This book was nothing but inspiring, full of […]

Book Review: January First: A Child’s Descent into Madness and Her Father’s Struggle to Save Her, By Michael Schofield

I laughed, I cried, and I wanted to throw my book across the room at certain parts! January First is a memoir written from the perspective of a Father with a schizophrenic daughter. I felt so close to her, and her family as I read their story. It was hard for me to finish the […]

Book Review: Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness is a memoir written by a journalist at the New York Post about her lost month struggling with a rare auto-immune disorder that attacked her brain; specifically, she had Anti-NDMA receptor encephalitis, (which is just as perplexing as it sounds). Cahalan takes her readers through her paranoia, delusions, […]

Book Review: Foods that Fight Pain

I have suffered from chronic pain since I was nine years old from a variety of conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, stomach ulcers, and recently (within the past 5 yrs) fibromylagia, and stage III endometriosis. With that being said, I have easily swallowed my weight in oxycodone ten times over… My Mother gave me this book, […]