“In order for the words on the pages of #UncommonKids to make a difference in the lives of families across the world, they need to be shared.” – Sami Cone In the world we live in today, it is getting harder and harder to teach kids compassion, love, and understanding. To be humble and kind, […]
This post was inspired by In Stitches, this month’s selection at From Left to Write. Anthony Youn’s memoir In Stitches gives readers a look into the training of a medical doctor who discovers his passion is plastic surgery. As a member of From Left to Write book club, I received a copy of this book for review. You can read other members posts inspired by In Stitches by Anthony Youn, M.D. on book club day, August 9 at From Left to Write.
Best-selling cookbook author Nava Atlas of www.vegkitchen.com, sent me a copy of her new book. This satirical recipe book will make you laugh as you reflect on the joys and challenges of modern marriage. Each “recipe” is accompanied with retro 1950s graphics and vintage advertisements.
Some books are so good that I’ll stay awake all night to finish reading them. The Help is one of those books. It also happens to be one of the best fiction books I’ve read about race relations and the birth of the civil rights movement. Set in rural Mississippi during the 1960s, the book mentions Martin Luther […]
Now that the Presidential Conventions are over, enjoy some political humor with Pat the Politician #2. This spoof of the classic children’s book, Pat the Bunny, pokes equal fun at both Republicans and Democrats. You can stroke Obama’s velvet tongue, scratch John McCain’s war rhetoric, wave bye-bye to President Bush, or fluff John Edwards’ hair. Pat the […]
Despite its $399 price-tag, Amazon’s Kindle is so popular that it is already out of stock. If you want to give one for Christmas despite the wait list, Amazon is offering printable gift cards with a photo of the device. Amazon’s Kindle aspires to become the iPod of e-book viewers. Here’s what appeals to me […]