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While I was browsing the library for new cookbooks, this book caught my attention. One of my goals for the next 2 1/2 years is not eat out for 1 week. The author of this book didn’t eat out for 2 years. The book starts with an introduction of the author and gives her reason […]


Last week I ran my second half-marathon. This one went better than the first, but I’d still like to be able to run faster. I saw a training plan based on these principles and decided to read the book. The premise behind the book is that by running less miles at a higher intensity and […]


I enjoy reading about ways to improve my diet and exercise more effectively. This book caught my interest because it claimed to discuss why we eat too much and why some people seem unable to resist certain foods. This was of interest to me as I counsel people on how to lose weight every day […]


I have not read any classics outside of what I was required to read in high school English. So when I purchased a Kindle DX about 3 months ago, was pleased to discover many classics are available from amazon for free. Set in England at a time when property could not be owned by women,¬† […]


I started this series Memorial Day weekend and finished it yesterday. It is a series of 5 books. The premise behind the series is that the Greek gods and goddesses are real, still exist, and have affairs with people which produce¬† children, called demi-gods. In the first book, we are introduced to the hero, Perseus […]


I’ve been reading this series since it started and unfortunately, it’s getting progressively worse. The main character (protagonist, to use Meghan’s word) makes some poor relationship choices that I can’t understand and that gets in the way of my enjoyment of the mystery. That said, it was a good mystery. There are 2 murders to […]