book review, food & drink, nonfiction

Asma’s Indian Kitchen by Darjeeling Express (Review)

Let Asma Khan feed your soul with this collection of authentic Indian recipes. Award-winning restaurant Darjeeling Express began life as a dinner party with friends; Indian food lovingly cooked from family recipes that go back generations. In this book, Asma reveals the secret to her success, telling her immigrant’s story and how food brought her home. The recipes pay homage to her royal Mughlai ancestry and follow the route of the Darjeeling Express train from the busy streets of Bengal, through Calcutta… Read More Asma’s Indian Kitchen by Darjeeling Express (Review)

ARC review, book review, nonfiction

Strangers Assume My Girlfriend Is My Nurse by Shane Burcaw (ARC Review)

With his signature acerbic wit and hilarious voice, twenty-something author, blogger, and entrepreneur Shane Burcaw is back with an essay collection about living a full life in a body that many people perceive as a tragedy. From anecdotes about first introductions where people patted him on the head instead of shaking his hand, to stories of passersby mistaking his able-bodied girlfriend for a nurse, Shane tackles awkward situations and assumptions with humor and grace… Read More Strangers Assume My Girlfriend Is My Nurse by Shane Burcaw (ARC Review)

book review, nonfiction

The Astrology of You and Me by Gary Goldschneider (Review)

Use the power of the stars to perfect your relationships with friends, family, partners… everyone you know! Do you know how to live peacefully with a Taurus? Discuss money issues with a Cancer? Improve your sex life with a Scorpio? The Astrology of You and Me offers help and guidance direct from the heavens, perfect for solving every for every star-crossed situation imaginable.… Read More The Astrology of You and Me by Gary Goldschneider (Review)

book review, children's, nonfiction, picture book

Otis and Will Discover the Deep by Barb Rosenstock and Katherine Roy (Review)

Title: Otis and Will Discover the Deep Authors: Barb Rosenstock and Katherine Roy Type: Nonfiction Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book, Biography, Science, History Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (Hachette Book Group) Date published: June 5, 2018 A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review.… Read More Otis and Will Discover the Deep by Barb Rosenstock and Katherine Roy (Review)

book review, comic/graphic, nonfiction

Sharks: Nature’s Perfect Hunter (Science Comics) by Joe Flood (Review)

Title: Sharks: Nature’s Perfect Hunter Author: Joe Flood Type: Nonfiction, Sequential Art, Graphic Novel Genre: Science, Animals Publisher: First Second (Macmillan) Published: April 17, 2018 A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. For over 400 million years, sharks have been the ocean’s top predator! They’re vital to… Read More Sharks: Nature’s Perfect Hunter (Science Comics) by Joe Flood (Review)