Category Archives: project memoirs

What I’ve Been Reading: Non-Fiction

Before I let things get away from me (again), here are some quick thoughts about some non-fiction books I’ve read in the last month: Breaking the Chain:  How I Banned Chain Restaurants from My Diet and Went from Full to … Continue reading

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Howard’s End is on the Landing

Howard’s End is on the Landing:  A year of reading from home by Susan Hill Published:  2010 by Profile Books Source:  Purchased   When browsing the site of the Major Online Bookseller in search of items to purchase with a … Continue reading

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Drop Dead Healthy

Drop Dead Healthy:  One Man’s Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection by A.J. Jacobs Published:  2012 by Simon & Schuster Source:  Purchased at my local independent bookstore Being healthy should be easy, right?  All one needs to do is eat properly, exercise regularly, … Continue reading

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The Art of Eating In

The Art of Eating In:  How I Learned to Stop Spending and Love the Stove by Cathy Erway  Published:  2010 by Gotham Books Source:  Purchased (e-book) Reading Challenge:  2012 Wishlist Challenge     When I first saw the title of this book, I was … Continue reading

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Will You Be My Friend?

MWF Seeking BFF:  My Yearlong Search for a New Best Friend by Rachel Bertsche Published:  2011 by Ballantine Books Source:  Purchased Dear Ms Bertsche, Having just finished your book, MWF Seeking BFF, I have only one thing to ask: Do you … Continue reading

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Falling for Me by Anna David

Falling for Me:  How I Hung Curtains, Learned to Cook, Traveled to Seville, and Fell in Love by Anna David Published:  2011 by HarperCollins Source:  Received from the publisher for review   Once again, I am drawn to a project … Continue reading

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