“When Clowns Attack” Might Make You Pity Clowns Rather Than Fear Them

When Clowns Attack Author: Chuck Sambuchino Release Date: September 29, 2015 Publisher: Ten Speed Press Genre(s): Humor Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Review Spoilers:  Mild GoodReads | Amazon I had high hopes for this book. The cover design was sufficiently creepy and the idea sounded a lot of fun. I mean, clowns are creepy. We all know that. There’s […]

“The Time Garden” Takes Adult Coloring Books to An Adorable New Level

The Time Garden Author: Daria Song Artist: Daria Song Release Date: September 1, 2015 Publisher: Watson-Guptil Genre(s): Fantasy, Picture Book, Coloring Book Rating: ★★★★★ Review Spoilers:  Low GoodReads | Amazon Coloring books are all the rage among adults these days and with good reason. Setting down with a coloring book and some colored pencils can be a […]

Greg Gutfeld’s “Not Cool” Encourages Readers to go Against the Grain

Not Cool: The Hipster Elite and Their War on You Author: Greg Gutfeld Release Date: March 18th, 2014 Publisher: Crown Forum Source: Blogging for Books Genre(s): Non-fiction; Pop-Culture Spoilers: Mild Rating: ★★★☆☆ Amazon | Goodreads Greg Gutfeld, former host of late night political satire show Red Eye, put pen to paper once again to bring his audience another book full of […]

Learn the Basics With ‘Video Game Storytelling’

Video Game Storytelling Author: Evan Skolnick Release Date: December 2, 2014 Publisher: Watson-Guptill, Crown Genre(s): Non-Fiction Rating: ★★★★☆ Review Spoilers:  Low GoodReads | Amazon I love video games. When picking games to play I’ve never cared much about graphics. Instead, it’s always been the plot and characters that have mattered most to me. Video games have incredible narrative potential […]

Don’t Sound So Shocked!: A Review of “This is What You Just Put in Your Mouth?”

This is What You Just Put in Your Mouth? : From Eggnog to Beef Jerky, the Surprising Secrets of What’s Inside Everyday Products Author: Patrick Di Justo Release Date: February 3, 2015 Source: Blogging for Books Publisher: Three Rivers Press 2015 Genre(s): Nonfiction, Culinary Rating: ★★★☆☆ Review Spoilers:  None GoodReads | Amazon Ever heard […]

The Potter Style 5-Year “Q&A A Day” Journal is Great for Personal Development – and Character Development!

5-Year “Q&A A Day” Journal Author: Potter Style Imprint Release Date: November 23, 2010 Publisher: Potter Style (Crown Publishing) Source: Blogging for Books Genre(s): Journal Rating: ★★★★☆ Review Spoilers:  Low GoodReads | Amazon When I first requested a review copy of the Potter Style 5-Year “Q&A A Day” Journal I admit that I wasn’t sure how much I […]

Get Ready to Redecorate Everything with Novel Interiors

Novel Interiors Author: Lisa Borgnes Giramonti Release Date: December 2, 2014 Publisher: Potter Style Source: Blogging for Books Genre(s): Style, Home, Decorating Spoilers: Mild Rating: ★★★★☆ GoodReads | Amazon Have you ever wanted to jump into a book and live in the homes there? I’m sure we all have at one point or another. This book helps you […]

The Portlandia Cookbook is Equal Parts Hilarious and Delicious

The Portlandia Cook Book Authors: Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, and Jonathan Krisel Release Date: October 28th, 2014 Publisher: Clarkson Potter Publishers Source: Blogging For Books Genre(s): Cooking, Humor Rating: ★★★★☆ Review Spoilers:  Low GoodReads | Amazon The one thing about this book that I really want to point out is that my mother loved it more than […]