Archive for May 2016

Book Review: Living with a Seal by Jesse Itzler

Book Review: Living with a Seal by Jesse Itzler
Book lovers, be forewarned. If you are not a fan of reading profanity, you can skip right over this review. Waiting, waiting …. you’ve been warned. My new favorite thing to say? “Burpee test, motherfucker!” A friend and fellow lover of the page messaged me the other night, telling me I had to read Jesse... Read more »

9 Books for Summer Beach Bags

9 Books for Summer Beach Bags
Any season is a good season for reading a book. But there’s something about summer, right? In a hammock, under a tree, on the beach. It’s relaxxxxxxing. If you’re gearing up for a warm weather date between the pages, here are a few new books for summer I’d recommend to anyone, plus a few to... Read more »

Book Review: Disrupted by Dan Lyons

Book Review: Disrupted by Dan Lyons
Dan Lyons’ “Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble” is one book with two storylines. The first being the one a lot of tech startup “alumni” will pick it up for—confirmation that a lot of people running the industry are batshit crazy, downright amoral or a combination of both. The second is an explanation and... Read more »
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Book Review: The Nest by Cynthia D. Sweeney

Book Review: The Nest by Cynthia D. Sweeney
Money makes people crazy. Money that’s expected in the form of an inheritance makes siblings even crazier. That’s the story behind author Cynthia D. Sweeney’s first novel—the story of the Plumb siblings, and their human, sad, conflicted souls as they navigate the last few weary months toward an expected influx of cash when the youngest,... Read more »

Good Books for Bad Moms

Good Books for Bad Moms
With Mother’s Day around the corner, chances are you are either debating what to buy your own mom, or wondering what your kids are planning. And while a month-long sabbatical in one of those glass-bottomed huts over the ocean bay in Bora Bora may be on the wish list, the odds of buying or receiving... Read more »

Book Review: Everybody's Fool by Richard Russo

Book Review: Everybody's Fool by Richard Russo
Sometimes fiction is the best way to explain away the real world. The universe in which Richard Russo’s characters reside—the town of North Bath, New York—makes for an everyman’s kind of setting. That small working class town that can’t seem to catch a break. Either you grew up there, or you have a friend that... Read more »
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