All in all, it’s unfortunate that the Tasty cookbook was disappointing. Paging through this book is a trite and underwhelming experience. I’ll stick to scrolling through Tasty’s videos instead.
Wonder Woman: Warbringer Didn’t Quite Bring the Thunder
Bardugo failed to capture the magnetic spirit of a young Diana and was further weighted down by a cast of bland characters and an anxiety-inducing homework assignment deadline of a plot. Wonder Woman: Warbringer crumbled under my heavy expectations for Bardugo and for Diana’s character.
‘Color Squared’ Ups the Ante for Adult Coloring Books — But May Be TOO Challenging
Title: Color Squared Author: Meredith Lee Release Date: June 27, 2017 Publisher: Clarkson Potter (Crown) Review Spoilers: N/A Just when you start to think that the adult coloring boom is beginning to stagnate, someone like Meredith Lee comes along with a brand-new book that completely changes the game. Color Squared is an intriguing […]
Literary Fiction Gone Wild: Woman No. 17
Title: Woman No. 17 Author: Edan Lepucki Release Date: May 9, 2017 Publisher: Hogarth Review Spoilers: Medium GoodReads | Amazon Blehh literary fiction. Woman No. 17 tried to capture a Hollywood, neo-noir thriller vibe. It follows Lady, an unhappy Hollywood Hills mother who recently separated from her rich husband, and […]
Welcome to the Punderdome Where Two Cards Enter, One Pun Leaves!
Creators: Jo and Fred Firestone Release Date: June 21, 2016 Publisher: Clarkson Potter Genre(s): Party Game, Card Game BGG | Amazon Six years after its release Cards Against Humanity is still dominating the party game scene. Despite the wide variety of alternatives I’ve accumulated over the past few years, it always seems to be […]
Don’t Wait! Go(dot) read The Invoice
Author: Jonas Karlsson Release Date: July 12, 2016 Publisher: Hogarth Source: Blogging for Books Genre(s): fiction, humor Rating: ★★★★☆ Review Spoilers: Medium GoodReads | Amazon It’s hard to describe what was so enjoyable about this book because so little happens plot-wise throughout its 200 pages. Think Waiting for Godot except slightly less existential and […]
Vine Superstar ‘BatDad’ Gets His Very Own (and Very Short) Book!
BatDad: A Parody Author: Blake Wilson Release Date: May 10, 2016 Publisher: Three Rivers Press Genre(s): Parody, Pop Culture, Internet Rating: ★★★☆☆ Review Spoilers: N/A GoodReads | Amazon If you haven’t heard of Bat Dad then I applaud you. It means that you have some serious self restraint when it comes to social media and also that […]
“I Draw On Cats” Gets the Connect-the-Dots Treatement
I Draw On Cats Author: A.R. Coffelt Release Date: March 29, 2016 Publisher: Potter Style (Crown) Genre(s): Activity Book Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Review Spoilers: N/A GoodReads | Amazon With adult coloring books on the rise it was only a matter of time before other interactive activities started trying to recreate the success. Are connect-the-dot books the next big thing? […]
“Every Little Thing” Provides Patterns of Fun for Adults
Every Little Thing: A Flat Vernacular Coloring Book Author: Payton Cossell Turner Release Date: November 3, 2015 Publisher: Penguin Random House Genre(s): Coloring Book Rating: ★★★★☆ Review Spoilers: N/A GoodReads | Amazon Every Little Thing may be my favorite adult coloring book yet. I’ve been fallen hard for the new fad and so I’ve picked up quite […]
Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling Entertains, but does not Exceed Expectations
Author: Mindy Kaling Release Date: September 15, 2015 Publisher: Crown Archetype; First Edition Source: Blogging for Books Genre(s): non-fiction, humor, autobiography Rating: ★★★☆☆ 1/2 Review Spoilers: Light GoodReads | Amazon Let me get this out of the way first: Why Not Me? is a good read- it’s one of the better ways to […]